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Rody gets ‘excellent’ net trust rating in Q1
by Helen Flores - May 8, 2017 - 12:00am
President Duterte maintained his “excellent” trust rating in the first quarter survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) with eight in 10 or 80 percent of Filipinos continuing to express “much...
Moderately strong quake hits Batangas
by Helen Flores - May 6, 2017 - 12:00am
A magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit Batangas yesterday, but did not cause any damage, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
Most Pinoys still back death penalty
by Helen Flores - May 6, 2017 - 12:00am
Most Filipinos still support the death penalty although their number dropped significantly in the last eight months under the Duterte administration, the latest Pulse Asia survey showed.
SWS: Fewer families suffer from involuntary hunger
by Helen Flores - May 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Filipino families who experienced involuntary hunger dropped by 0.4 million in the first quarter of 2017, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.
Pulse: US most trusted by Pinoys, China least
by Helen Flores - May 3, 2017 - 12:00am
The United States is the nation most trusted by Filipinos – and China the least, based on a Pulse Asia survey conducted from March 15 to 20.
Joblessness down to 22.9%, equivalent to 10.4 M Pinoys
by Helen Flores - May 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Around 10.4 million Filipinos remained jobless in the first quarter of 2017 under the Duterte administration, the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed.
LP-Cebu backs Leni on impeachment threats, poll protest
by Helen Flores - May 1, 2017 - 12:00am
More than 1,700 Liberal Party (LP) members in Cebu yesterday threw their support behind Vice President Leni Robredo, who is facing impeachment threats and an electoral protest.
Magnitude 7.2 quake rattles Mindanao; 3 injured
by Helen Flores - April 30, 2017 - 12:00am
A magnitude 7.2 earthquake jolted parts of Mindanao yesterday, generating a small tsunami, damaging several buildings and injuring three people as panicked residents fled the coast following a tsunami warning.
Independent court for rights cases in Asean region sought
by Helen Flores - April 30, 2017 - 12:00am
Civil society organizations from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are pushing for an independent court in the region that would handle human rights violations in member states.
Thailand: Turn SCS into sea of peace
by Helen Flores - April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
On the eve of the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit, Thailand yesterday reiterated its support for the peaceful resolution of disputes in the South China Sea.
Self-rated poverty up in Q1 – SWS
by Helen Flores - April 28, 2017 - 7:24pm
Filipino families who rated themselves “mahirap” or poor rose by 1.5 million in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS).
Dante moves away from Philippines
by Helen Flores - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Tropical Storm Dante maintained its strength as it started to move away from the country yesterday, the state weather bureau said.
‘Good relations with China advantageous to Philippines, Asean’
by Helen Flores - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Maintaining good relations with China would be advantageous for the Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations to achieve economic growth, Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion III said ye...
No official role for Leni in Asean summit
by Helen Flores - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
There is no official role for Vice President Leni Robredo in the ongoing 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit.
Leni all set for face-off with Bongbong
by Helen Flores - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo is fully prepared for the preliminary conference on the election protest filed by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. against her, even as they expressed confidence that the...
Tropical depression intensifies into storm
by Helen Flores - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Tropical Depression Dante intensified into a storm as it entered the Philippine area of responsibility yesterday.
Leni, Bongbong face-off set in June
by Helen Flores - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo and former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. are set to face off in June before the Supreme Court (SC) for a preliminary hearing on the election protest that would determine...
SWS: 60% favor death penalty for drug–fueled crimes
by Helen Flores - April 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Six in 10 Filipinos are in favor of the reimposition of the death penalty for heinous crimes related to illegal drugs, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.
Dante intensifies but won’t affect Philippines
by Helen Flores - April 25, 2017 - 12:00am
The low-pressure area off the Pacific Ocean intensified into a tropical depression yesterday but it is not expected to affect any part of the country in the next few days.
Victims of property crimes up in Q1 — SWS
by Helen Flores - April 25, 2017 - 12:00am
The number of Filipinos who fell victim to property crimes went up in the first quarter of 2017 from the previous quarter despite the government’s intensified law enforcement efforts, a recent survey by the...
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