Mayor, Pablo John clash over coop A COOPERATIVE identified with the Garcias may be caught in the political crossfire of the May 13 election. Barili Mayor Teresito Marinas submitted an open letter to the Cebu Court of First Instance (Cebu-CFI) Cooperative calling on management to “refrain from using the funds of its members for political [...]
Cebu City mayor Michael Rama yesterday laughed at the election survey of the University of San Carlos.
Militant group Bayan Muna topped the list of 13 partylist organizations that could fill 25 of the 58 seats allocated for marginalized sectors in the House of Representatives, a recent survey by the Social Weather Stations found.
By Raymund Fernandez
The SWS survey said that 1 out of every 11 Catholics considers the possibility of changing religions. It seems not too surprising. Not surprising too is the idea that religiosity is waning even here. Why shouldn’t it if it is waning everywhere else in the planet? The clergy has, of course, questioned the veracity of the survey results. Which pointless act will only be interpreted to reveal a latent insecurity leading even to a possible lack of faith. Surveys tell us how most people perceive things. They are hardly ever oracles of truth itself. To get at that, we would have to use other modes of inquiry.
By Philip C. Tubeza
Some bishops saw a “political motive” behind a recent Social Weather Stations survey that found a sharp decline in the percentage of Catholics going to church.
By TJ Burgonio
Some are turned off by boring homilies and “second collections.” News of scandals involving priests also bothers them. But most are “distracted” by a lot of things.
By Inquirer Research
, Philip C. Tubeza
About one in every 11 Filipino Catholics, or 9.2 percent, sometimes considers leaving the Church, a recent survey by Social Weather Stations (SWS) found.
By Ramon Tulfo
I am never one to rejoice at another man’s predicament—given my strong belief in karma or whatever you wish upon another comes back to you—but Sen. Chiz Escudero deserves the plunge in his ratings in the latest survey.
By Tarra Quismundo
, TJ Burgonio
While criticized for his handling of the ongoing Sabah crisis, President Aquino continued to enjoy high approval ratings, the latest Pulse Asia survey showed.
By Karen Boncocan
A chief research fellow of Pulse Asia on Thursday maintained that their subscribers cannot control the results of their election surveys.
By Christian V. Esguerra
Do subscribers of poll surveys have anything to do with the results of the surveys on prospective winners in the May 13 senatorial election?
By Vincent Cabreza
The exposure of students to the Internet and their perceptions about careers and an unstable job market may shape how those among them of eligible age would vote in the May 2010 elections.
Almost two of every five adult Filipinos are optimistic about their quality of life, while one in three are optimistic about the Philippine economy this year, a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.