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Laylo tops online chess, vaults to 2nd overall behind Antonio

Apr 16, 2020 - 10:33 PM

Grandmaster Darwin Laylo rules the fourth edition of the Cesar Orbe Memorial Chess 960 Series

WINNING WAYS. Darwin Laylo rebounds after a runner-up finish in the previous leg. Photo from Laylo’s Facebook account

Daniel Quizon captures Kidapawan Chess Open title

Feb 04, 2018 - 8:52 PM

The 13-year-old Quizon's win is a fitting follow-up to his second place finish in an international youth chess tournament in China last week

PRODIGY. Daniel Quizon, in the file photo, is poised to becoming the next big thing in Philippine chess. Photo from the FB account of Daniel Quizon

67 policemen will face sanctions – Dela Rosa

Jan 08, 2018 - 9:45 AM

The PNP chief also says the 4 cops caught using fireworks during the holidays will be dismissed

Dengvaxia sale suspended, Marina chief fired, Trump slams Bannon | Evening wRap

Jan 04, 2018 - 7:50 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Dela Rosa 'elated' by ranking in Senate race surveys

Jan 04, 2018 - 1:42 PM

PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa says his ranking in the latest surveys on potential senatorial candidates in the 2019 elections reflects the people's 'trust' in him

Data in the drug war: Why accurate numbers matter

Nov 04, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Duterte claims there are 3 to 4 million drug addicts in the Philippines but data from the Dangerous Drugs Board show there are only 1 8 million current drug users How will this affect the war on drugs?

Marcos, Robredo tied for top spot in final The Standard VP poll

May 06, 2016 - 9:32 AM

Senator Chiz Escudero who was previously tied with Senator Bongbong Marcos is now ranked 3rd in the tight vice presidential race

STATISTICALLY TIED. Bongbong Marcos and Leni Robredo are statistically tied in the last The Standard poll

Duterte tops final The Standard poll

May 05, 2016 - 8:00 AM

3rd UPDATE Though the bank controversy deals him a blow in the Visayas increased support for him in Mindanao allows him to snatch a clear lead over Grace Poe and Mar Roxas

DUTERTE KEEPS LEAD. Duterte takes his motorcade around Malabon and Navotas in April 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/ Rappler

Making sense of Duterte's rise in The Standard poll

Apr 07, 2016 - 11:26 AM

Duterte threatens to take the Visayas vote from Roxas Poe and Roxas have taken over in the Zamboanga Peninsula while Binay is catching up with Duterte in ARMM

WOOING VISAYAS. Rodrigo Duterte faces a large crowd in Ormoc City, Leyte. Photo from Rody Duterte Facebook page

The Standard poll, aid for Kidapawan, Panama Papers | 12PM wRap

Apr 06, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Reelectionists, ex-senators still lead Senate race – Laylo survey

Apr 05, 2016 - 8:57 PM

Sotto Pangilinan Recto Drilon Lacson and Zubiri are among the candidates in the winning circle in the latest The Standard Poll

Laylo survey, Bangladesh Bank heist, Suu Kyi | 6PM wRap

Apr 05, 2016 - 7:07 PM

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Escudero, Marcos tied for top spot in VP race – Laylo poll

Apr 05, 2016 - 5:25 PM

The third in a series of surveys the latest Standard poll conducted by Laylo Research Strategies shows Escudero on a gradual downward trend

Duterte, Poe tied for 1st place in new Laylo survey

Apr 05, 2016 - 4:55 PM

UPDATED Support for Duterte rises by 6 percentage points Binay suffers the biggest drop allowing Roxas to take 3rd place

RISING DUTERTE. Rodrigo Duterte campaigns in Toledo City on April 2, 2016. Photo from Rody Duterte Facebook page

Duterte maintains lead in Rappler's February SMS poll

Mar 16, 2016 - 6:21 PM

UPDATED The Davao mayor maintains his winning streak in the Rappler SMS poll with his vote share among responders increasing by 4 percentage points

2016 Presidential Rodrigo Duterte attends the Peasants Electoral Agenda forum at University of the Philippines in Diliman on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Photo by Jansen Romero

Admin senatorial bets dominate winners' circle – Laylo survey

Mar 11, 2016 - 10:26 AM

The Standard Poll conducted by Laylo Research Strategies shows that of the 14 probable winners in the Senate race 5 are from the ruling LP while 3 others are guest candidates of the ruling Daang Matuwid coalition

DAANG MATUWID. LP chairman President Benigno Aquino III along with the Daang Matuwid coalition slate in Capiz on February 09, 2016. Photo by Rey Baniquet/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Duterte is Laylo poll's 'small winner'

Mar 10, 2016 - 7:37 PM

The Mindanaoan presidential bet is the only candidate who can boast of a rise in numbers across all survey categories of the February 24 to March 1 Laylo poll

GAINING SUPPORT. Presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte attends the Peasants Electoral Agenda forum at University of the Philippines in Diliman on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Photo by Jansen Romero

Analysts to Binay: Widen scope of message

Mar 08, 2016 - 3:10 PM

The United Nationalist Alliance standard bearer has been hard at work wooing his core base the voters who delivered his victory in the 2010 vice presidential race Analysts say this may not be enough

QUEZON CAMPAIGN. Vice President Jejomar Binay shakes hands of supporters in Quezon. Photo from United Nationalist Alliance

2016 VP race, PH economic reforms, Maria Sharapova | 12PM wRap

Mar 08, 2016 - 12:02 PM

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Given low poll ratings, is it game over for Miriam Santiago?

Mar 08, 2016 - 10:00 AM

People who are very much active on social media are not really voters that has not been tested as much says an analyst referring to presidential bet Miriam Defensor Santiago s online popularity

Decline in Grace Poe's ratings not significant – campaign manager

Mar 08, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Campaign manager Ace Durano says latest poll results show that presidential candidate Grace Poe remains with a strong and stable base support

Senator Grace Poe during a campaign sortie in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay on Friday, Mar 4, 2016. Photo by Arnold Almacen

Pacquiao to Comelec, MILF warns against ISIS, UFC 196 | 6PM wRap

Mar 07, 2016 - 6:56 PM

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Who's winning in Duterte-Roxas word war?

Mar 07, 2016 - 2:03 PM

The two candidates have been slugging it out behind Poe and Binay but guess who s now ahead?

#PHVote: Duterte, Poe, Binay, Roxas and a dead heat race

Mar 07, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Presidential campaign teams are aware of how tight this race is

Philippines presidential candidates (L-R) vice President Jejomar Binay, Senator Mirrian Defensor-Santiago, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Grace Poe, and Mar Roxas raise their fellow candidates as they participate in a debate held in Cagayan de Oro, southern Philippines on February 21, 2016. The Philippines five main presidential candidates faced off for the first time Sunday, vowing to fight poverty and crime if they are selected to succeed President Benigno Aquino. / AFP / POOL / LYN RILLON

PH 2016 elections, North Korea threats, Nancy Reagan | 12PM wRap

Mar 07, 2016 - 12:15 PM

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Poe, Duterte, Binay 'tied' for top spot – Laylo poll

Mar 07, 2016 - 4:25 AM

3rd UPDATE Mar Roxas is second in a presidential race that has become tighter says the Manila Standard Today s resident pollster

The Scrum: Why Bongbong Marcos might win as VP

Mar 05, 2016 - 9:42 PM

What to do if you want to prevent it?

ILOCOS SCION. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Junior, running for vice president, greets supporters during a motorcade in Ilocos Norte province. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Who gamed the Rappler election poll?

Feb 26, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Besides our one voter one vote system we implemented additional security measures in January which eliminated the spikes and prevented the manipulation we detected

Rappler January SMS poll: Duterte has 'most engaged' followers

Feb 18, 2016 - 1:29 PM

How much of a game changer will engaged voters be come election day?

CHOICE CANDIDATE. 2016 presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte attends the Peasants Electoral Agenda forum at University of the Philippines in Diliman on February 3, 2016. File photo by Jansen Romero

Duterte on Marcos, mock elections, Pacquiao vs Bradley | 6PM wRap

Feb 10, 2016 - 7:00 PM

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Laylo poll: Poe is top pick for Internet, social media users

Feb 10, 2016 - 11:46 AM

Senator Grace Poe has also topped the January Laylo survey and regained the top spot in the Pulse Asia poll

STILL LEADING POLLS. Senator Grace Poe starts her presidential bid in Plaza Miranda, Quiapo, Manila on Feb. 9, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Grace Poe maintains lead in January Laylo survey

Feb 09, 2016 - 12:59 AM

In the survey released on February 9 the start of the campaign period Vice President Jejomar Binay and administration standard bearer Mar Roxas are tied for 2nd place

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

On Mar Roxas' trail: Where did he go? What did he do?

Jan 04, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Despite the President s and the ruling party s support Mar Roxas latest survey numbers have not been impressive

CAMPAIGN TRAIL. Mar Roxas in Laguna, flanked by local allies and LP members. File photo by Bea Cupin / Rappler

No talk of politics for Roxas in Bulacan relief operations

Dec 23, 2015 - 7:09 PM

Will it be work or rest for the LP standard bearer this Christmas? I intend to be with our people says Mar Roxas

NO POLITICS, JUST HELP. Mar Roxas dodges questions about politics during a visit to Bulacan. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Binay benefits most from Poe disqualification – Poll

Dec 21, 2015 - 1:15 PM

UPDATED The Standard Poll results also say it will be a very tight race between 3 presidential bets – Binay Poe Roxas – with Poe ahead by a very slim margin

#PHVote Challenge: Take our online, text, social media 2016 elections survey

Dec 17, 2015 - 12:09 PM

In the months leading to the May 2016 elections Rappler and our election partners want to explore how technology and social media are influencing your vote

Utang po: The poor have to borrow money to eat

Nov 04, 2015 - 7:35 PM

Among the poorest provinces in the Philippines majority of the poor borrow money from retail stores to survive food shortages

FOOD SECURITY. Among the poorest provinces in the Philippines, majority of poor families borrow money from retail stores to survive food shortage

Miriam for president, Poe’s ratings, MH17 probe | 6PM wRap

Oct 13, 2015 - 7:35 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

In 3-way race, Poe will win – Laylo survey

Oct 13, 2015 - 1:29 PM

Conducted before Duterte announced on October 12 that he is not running for president the poll shows 47 of voters will choose Poe as their preferred presidential candidate

7 in 10 Filipinos oppose same-sex marriage – survey

Jun 29, 2015 - 11:30 AM

The Laylo survey debunks the Facebook trend where Filipino netizens show support for same sex marriage by adopting the rainbow colors that symbolize the fight for marriage equality in the US

PRIDE MARCH. Filipinos join a march to celebrate gay pride in the Philippines on June 27, 2015, a day after the US Supreme ruled that gay marriage is legal. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Fewer Filipinos back gov't moves in South China Sea

Jun 19, 2015 - 5:30 PM

The latest SWS survey also shows at least 80 of Filipinos have been concerned that the South China Sea dispute could escalate into a full blown conflict with China

DISPUTED ISLANDS. Filipino soldiers conduct a flag-raising ceremony during the visit of Armed Forces of the Philippines military chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr in Pag-asa Island (Thitu Island) in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines, on May 11 2015. Photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA/Pool

Erap surprised by Binay’s VP offer

Jun 06, 2015 - 9:25 AM

Estrada is known to be dead set on seeking re election as mayor of Manila He had also given his blessings to his 2013 running mate Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno to aim for the Senate

2 of 3 Filipinos reject divorce – poll

Jun 05, 2015 - 3:37 PM

This comes as a proposed divorce law which has languished in Congress since 2010 is getting an extra push from its advocates

Most Filipinos want to delay, scrap K to 12 – poll

Jun 04, 2015 - 9:00 PM

After learning that college workers will possibly lose their jobs more survey respondents want government to defer or altogether scrap the new education program

SUSPEND K TO 12? In this file photo, educators from different colleges and universities march to Supreme Court fro protest rally calling for the immediate suspension of the unprepared and ill-designed program the K-12. File photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Filipinos split over means to resolve China row

Jun 04, 2015 - 11:08 AM

Poll results show that 47 of Filipinos believe it is better for the Philippines to have filed a case against the rising superpower versus 53 who support a diplomatic resolution

'WELCOME TO CHINA.' Chinese President Xi Jinping and Madame Peng Li Yuan welcome Philippine President Benigno Aquino III at a welcome dinner during the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders' Meeting on November 10, 2014. File photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Only Mindanao keeping Binay on top – Laylo survey

Jun 02, 2015 - 2:15 PM

UPDATED Binay registers only a slim and precarious lead over neophyte senator Grace Poe

BINAY COUNTRY. Vice President Jejomar Binay and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterto are the top presidential contender among voters in Mindanao

Aquino gets highest ratings in Mindanao

May 31, 2015 - 4:38 PM

This comes as President Benigno Aquino III seeks to end a 4 decade Muslim secessionist movement in the southern Philippines

WELCOMED BY STUDENTS. President Benigno Aquino III arrives on May 25, 2015, at a program to prepare for the start of classes at the Marikina Elementary School in Marikina City. Photo by Rey Baniquet/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Binay will wallop Aquino in 2016 – survey

Oct 17, 2014 - 9:10 AM

In a two way race Vice President Jejomar Binay will beat President Benigno Aquino III 62 vs 36 in the 2016 presidential elections according to a survey commissioned by Binay s supporters

Newly-minted female IM Frayna stuns Antonio in Battle of GMs chessfest

Jun 23, 2014 - 8:11 PM

The hits continue to roll for FEU student Janelle Mae Frayna as the lone female qualifier at in the field of 12 entries knocked off veteran Grandmaster Rogelio Antonio Jr

Janelle Mae Frayna has a share of the lead after four rounds with GM Eugene Torre and International Master Jan Emmanuel Garcia. Photo from Frayna's Facebook

#WHIPIT: The (en)gendered numbers crunch

Jan 15, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Numbers show that Philippine society still harbours mindsets that hinder Filipinas from truly shining