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Survey shows most Filipinos approve of Aquino, Binay performace

President Benigno Aquino III and Vice President Jejomar Binay. FILE PHOTO

Seven out of every 10 adult Filipinos approve of the performance of President Benigno Aquino III and Vice President Jejomar Binay and about the same number trust the country’s two top officials, the results of Pulse Asia’s latest survey show. The ratings were basically unchanged from what they were between January and February.

Posted: March 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Kapatiran candidate assails election surveys


Ang Kapatiran Party senatorial candidate John Carlos de los Reyes slammed the polling firms Pulse Asia and Social Weather Stations on Thursday, accusing them of conditioning the minds of voters and promoting what he called “sabong mentality” (making rivalries out of innocent people) among Filipinos.

Posted: March 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Grace Poe-Llamanzares up in SWS poll—spokesman


Grace Poe-Llamanzares’ decision to exclusively campaign with Team PNoy proved to be the right decision as she moved up in the latest Social Weather Station poll, a week after being junked by the opposition United Nationalist Alliance, a spokesperson for the administration coalition said on Tuesday.

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Survey’s biggest winner is Nancy Binay


The biggest winner in the latest Pulse Asia survey arguably was the daughter of Vice President Jejomar Binay. Riding primarily on the popularity of her high-profile father, Nancy Binay jumped to fourth to ninth places, trailing only incumbent Senators Loren Legarda, Francis Escudero and Alan Peter Cayetano. She was 12th in the Social Weather Stations survey last January.

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Unemployment falls to 26.6% in SWS survey


Unemployment in the country dropped from an estimate of 13.8 million individuals in the first quarter to 10.9 million individuals in the second quarter, according to a recent survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS).

Posted: July 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino aide calls for survey of cash dole recipients


Claiming the poorest of the poor were left out of regular surveys on poverty, an aide to President Benigno Aquino on Saturday said the country’s polling companies should do a survey among beneficiaries of the government’s conditional cash transfer program to determine if it has improved the lives of the poor.

Posted: June 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Poll ratings show public benefiting from Aquino programs, says spokesman


Malacañang on Thursday said that President Benigno Aquino’s high trust and satisfaction ratings show that the public is feeling the effects of the administration’s programs against poverty and corruption.

Posted: March 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Opinion polls won’t matter in Corona Senate trial, says senator


Senate Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano has downplayed the role of surveys in the outcome of the upcoming impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Posted: January 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay, other leaders slip in ratings–SWS

Vice President Jejomar Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Unlike President Benigno Aquino III whose public satisfaction ratings increased, other top government officials, including Vice President Jejomar Binay, saw their ratings drop slightly in the third quarter, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. Based on the SWS’ 3rd Quarter Social Weather survey, conducted between September 4 and 7, Binay’s ratings decreased [...]

Posted: October 13th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Filipinos feel improvements—Aquino spokesman


The administration’s measures against corruption and poverty are being felt by Filipinos, Malacañang said Thursday in reaction to the most recent Pulse Asia survey showing improvements in President Aquino’s approval and trust ratings.

Posted: September 15th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Satisfaction rating still high, says Aquino aide


Despite a decrease of three percentage points from March to June in Pulse Asia’s Ulat ng Bayan survey, President Aquino’s public satisfaction rating remains at “near-historical highs,” the president’s spokesman said Wednesday.

Posted: June 22nd, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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