73% of Filipinos support National ID System–SWS

MAJORITY of Filipinos support the newly-signed Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) law, a pollster said late Tuesday night. The measure was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday afternoon in Malacanang. The survey from June 27 to 30 that 73 percent of the 1,200 Filipinos surveyed approved of the law, while 18 percent disapproved. […]

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SWS: Satisfaction with Duterte Cabinet, Congress, Supreme Court drops in Q2

THE net satisfaction ratings of the Supreme Court, Congress and President Rodrigo Duterte’s Cabinet continued to drop in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The poll from June 27 to 30 among 1,200 adults nationwide showed that 57 percent were satisfied while 17 percent were dissatisfied with […]

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SWS: Hungry Filipinos down in Q2

THE number of Filipino families experiencing involuntary hunger decreased in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS). The poll from June 27 to 30 found that 9.4 percent or about 2.2 million families experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months—down by […]

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SWS: Most Filipinos find Duterte’s cursing of UN human rights members ‘vulgar’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s alleged threats and cursing against human rights investigators have offended most Filipinos, according to a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The June 27 to 30 survey on 1,200 repondents said that 64 percent found his statement that he would “feed them to the crocodiles” as “vulgar,” 31 percent said it wasn’t […]

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61 percent of Pinoys oppose same-sex marriage in PH – SWS

61 percent of Pinoys oppose same-sex marriage in PH – SWS

As the country celebrates the last day of Pride Month, a recent study of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) has revealed that majority of Filipinos oppose the legalization of same-sex marriage in the Philippines.
According to the study released by the SWS on Saturday, about 61 percent of Filipinos said they disagree with the proposed law that would permit same-sex marriages in the country.

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Filipinos need to learn how true democracy works — opposition solon

Filipinos should be educated about how true democracy works, some lawmakers underscored on Tuesday following the recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey which showed that 78 percent of adult Filipinos in March 2018 are satisfied with the way democracy works in the country.

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Survey shows Filipinos’ ‘vote of confidence’ in Duterte

Malacañang said the Social Weather Stations survey that many Filipinos expect improvement in the quality of their life in the next 12 months was a “vote of confidence” in President Rodrigo Duterte and his economic managers.

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SWS: Optimism towards better PH economy slightly down

SWS: Optimism towards better PH economy slightly down

A recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed that optimism among Filipino adults regarding a better quality of life and a stronger Philippine economy is slightly lower, compared to previous data.SWS said in a bulletin posted on Wednesday that the net personal optimism and net optimism about the economy for the first quarter (Q1) of 2018 is at +40 and +31, respectively.

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Palace welcomes results of SWS survey on Filipino family poverty situation

Malacañang welcomed on Saturday the results of the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) nationwide survey which showed that one out of three Filipino families had escaped poverty in the first quarter of this year. “We welcome the latest Social Weather Stations report showing one out of three, or 30%, of Filipino families escaped poverty,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said during a press briefing.

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