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For the first time, Speaker rates higher than Robredo – Pulse Asia

Oct 07, 2019 - 2:23 PM

Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, elected as top House leader in July, gets better approval and trust ratings than the Vice President in September

TRUSTED. House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano presides over the House session on September 9, 2019. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Filipinos' top SONA 2019 issues: Pay hike, lower prices, Philippine sovereignty

Jul 19, 2019 - 3:14 PM

Pulse Asia Research, Incorporated polls Filipinos on the topics they want President Rodrigo Duterte to discuss or mention in his 4th State of the Nation Address

ASSERT PH VICTORY VS CHINA. Protesters rally near the Presidential Palace ahead of the third anniversary of Philippines' victory over China at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, in Julu 2019.  Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Robredo, Sotto gain approval, trust of more Filipinos – Pulse Asia

Jul 17, 2019 - 12:00 PM

(UPDATED) Former Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo remained the least appreciated and trusted top Philippine official in her final week as a public official, according to a Pulse Asia survey

STILL TRUSTED. Vice President Leni Robredo visits Senate President Vicente Sotto III after she personally appeared before the Senate committee on finance for the deliberation of the 2019 budget of her office. File photo by OVP

Duterte trust, approval ratings unchanged after Recto Bank incident

Jul 17, 2019 - 10:46 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte maintains his first quarter trust and approval ratings and remains the most trusted government official, according to Pulse Asia's June 2019 survey

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the "Araw ng Pasasalamat" for the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City on July 12, 2019. Malacañang Photo

Most Filipinos worry about workers' pay, inflation – Pulse Asia

Apr 24, 2018 - 10:22 AM

While urgent concerns are mostly economic in nature, levels of concern about fighting corruption and enforcing the rule of law drop between December 2017 and March 2018

More Pinoys frown on Duterte govt’s 'unequal' enforcement of law

Oct 20, 2017 - 12:14 PM

(UPDATED) But the government gets majority approval on its work on most urgent national concerns, topped by its response to the needs of calamity victims and fighting criminality, the latest Pulse Asia survey shows

WAR ON DRUGS. A street vendor is gunned down in Mandaluyong File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler.

Only 3 in 10 Filipinos trust, approve of Alvarez – Pulse Asia

Oct 13, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Both Pulse Asia and Social Weather Stations surveys show the biggest erosion in Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez's numbers in his home region, Mindanao

HOUSE PRIORITIES. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez reopens the session on July 24. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

55% of Filipinos reject lower age of criminal liability – Pulse Asia

May 05, 2017 - 1:29 PM

Only 9 of Filipinos support lawmakers bid to lower the age of criminal liability to 9 years old

REHABILITATION. Children inside the Yakap-Bata Holding Center in Caloocan City talk with social workers. Rappler file photo

Inflation, jobs edge out crime as Filipinos’ top worries – poll

Jul 20, 2016 - 12:17 PM

Filipinos want the new administration to give least priority to amending the Constitution according to a Pulse Asia survey conducted in early July

MORE JOBS. There is a lesser number of unemployed Filipinos in October 2015, says the latest Labor Force Survey. File photo by AFP

Duterte enjoys record-high 91% trust rating – Pulse Asia

Jul 20, 2016 - 11:07 AM

3rd UPDATE A Pulse Asia survey conducted in early July also shows that a sizeable majority of Filipinos trust Vice President Leni Robredo

RECORD-HIGH TRUST RATING. President Rodrigo Duterte is trusted by nearly all Filipinos as he begins his term. Photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

Marcos still leads vice presidential race – Pulse Asia

Apr 26, 2016 - 1:44 PM

Among the candidates Senator Francis Escudero suffers the biggest dip in voter preference less than a month before the elections

STILL ON TOP. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos  Jr remains on top spot in the race for the vice presidency, according to the Pulse Asia survey conducted from April 16-20, 2016. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Duterte sustains lead in ABS-CBN poll

Apr 24, 2016 - 9:20 AM

UPDATED The survey results are released hours before the 5 bets face off in the last of the 3 presidential debates; the controversy over the rape comment is not yet a factor Pulse Asia says

STILL LEADING. Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte greets the crowd after a motorcade in Novliches, Quezon City on April 23, 2016. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Marcos keeps lead in VP race – ABS-CBN survey

Apr 19, 2016 - 11:54 AM

2ND UPDATE Senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr is the top choice in Metro Manila the rest of Luzon and also among voters in class ABC and class D according to the ABS CBN commissioned poll conducted in early April

RIZAL CAMPAIGN. Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr woos voters in San Mateo, Rizal, on April 4, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Duterte continues surge in ABS-CBN poll

Apr 19, 2016 - 11:08 AM

UPDATED The survey is conducted from April 5 to 10 when presidential candidates begin attacking the Davao mayor for his anti crime promise and a week before his joke involving an Australian rape victim sparks public outrage

POLL FRONT RUNNER. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte embraces the Philippine flag as he speaks to a crowd gathered for a concert at the Amoranto Stadium in Quezon City on April 12. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Poe is front-runner in latest Pulse Asia poll

Apr 01, 2016 - 10:10 AM

4th UPDATE The results of the latest commissioned survey show that 3 in 10 Filipinos would vote for Senator Grace Poe if elections were held during the polling period

POLL FRONT RUNNER. Senator Grace Poe waves to supporters during a campaign sortie in San Fernando, Pampanga. Photo by Jay Morales

Sotto, Drilon lead in Senate race – Pulse Asia

Mar 22, 2016 - 3:10 PM

The latest survey shows that 13 of 50 candidates vying for a Senate seat have a statistical chance of winning

HUGE STRIDES. Senate President Franklin Drilon vows that the upper chamber will work on the priority bills. File photo by Rappler

Marcos edges out Escudero as top VP bet – Pulse Asia

Mar 22, 2016 - 11:16 AM

UPDATED Senators Bongbong Marcos and Chiz Escudero are still statistically tied with a difference of 1 percentage point

VP POLL FRONT RUNNER. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr campaigns in Laguna on March 2, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Robredo biggest gainer in VP poll – Pulse Asia

Mar 15, 2016 - 11:09 AM

Senator Bongbong Marcos though still statistically tied for top spot with Senator Chiz Escudero is the biggest loser among candidates in the commissioned March survey

CAMPAIGN SORTIE.Administration candidate Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo greets supporters in Carmona on March 10, 2016. Photo from Leni Robredo’s Twitter page.

28% of voters support bet with 'untarnished image'

Feb 19, 2016 - 1:16 PM

Being nationalistic did not leave the country is least mentioned as an important consideration in choosing the next Philippine president based on the poll conducted by Pulse Asia

VOTERS. Filipino voters cite 'untarnished reputation' as their most important consideration in choosing their next leader. File photo by Rappler.com/Patricia Evangelista

Aquino, Binay, other officials get lower approval ratings

Feb 12, 2016 - 2:31 PM

None of the country s top 5 officials led by President Benigno Aquino III get majority approval and trust ratings in the January 2016 Pulse Asia survey

MOST APPRECIATED, TRUSTED. President Benigno Aquino III is the most appreciated and trusted top official in the country based on a Pulse Asia poll in December 2015. Vice President Jejomar Binay is second.

Grace Poe regains top spot in presidential poll – Pulse Asia

Feb 06, 2016 - 10:48 AM

4th UPDATE Vice President Jejomar Binay administration standard bearer Manuel Mar Roxas II and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte share second place in the survey conducted in late January

FRONT RUNNER AGAIN. Senator Grace Poe has regained top spot among presidential candidates. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

‘Daang Matuwid real front runner in 2016’ – Roxas

Jun 18, 2015 - 6:45 PM

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II believes the 2016 presidential race will be more about leadership values of proven honesty a track record of performance and good governance rather than popularity and personalities

DIALOGUE. Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II speaks at a multisectoral dialogue with civil society organizations on June 10, 2015. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Lacson fails to hit presidential target in poll

Jun 18, 2015 - 1:36 PM

Former Senator Panfilo Lacson fares better in the latest survey on voters preference for senators He is tied with Senator Vicente Sotto III for first and second place

WAITING FOR THE POLLS. Former Senator Panfilo Lacson says his 2016 plans depend on the result of the next survey. Rappler file photo

Aquino gov't approval rating drops on 4 issues

Mar 24, 2015 - 11:35 AM

UPDATED The Aquino administration scores near majority approval ratings on 7 out of 12 national issues but obtains a higher disapproval rating in its peace efforts

AQUINO CABINET. President Benigno Aquino III and some Cabinet officials at the NEDA Board meeting at the Palace Aguinaldo State Dining Room on June 19, 2014. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino’s trust, approval ratings hit all-time low – poll

Mar 17, 2015 - 11:38 AM

Around one in 4 Filipinos distrusts and is critical of President Benigno Aquino III following the Mamasapano incident Pulse Asia s survey results show

ALL-TIME LOW. The approval and performance ratings of President Benigno Aquino III suffers a blow from the Mamasapano operation.

VP Binay shrugs off Erap's 'endorsement' of Grace Poe

Dec 16, 2014 - 12:55 PM

The frontrunner among presidential candidates according to polls says his friend s pronouncement might have been a joke

5 in 10 Pinoys believe in end of gov't corruption – poll

Oct 09, 2014 - 2:52 PM

The results of the September Pulse Asia survey also show that Filipinos are least happy with the administration s efforts to control prices of basic commodities

Aquino’s trust, approval ratings 'drop' among rich and poorest

Apr 10, 2014 - 5:01 PM

In March indecision toward presidential performance is generally more pronounced than outright disapproval says Pulse Asia s Dr Ana Maria Tabunda