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Due to lockdowns, we don't know Duterte's approval ratings during pandemic

Jul 08, 2020 - 4:26 PM

Pulse Asia and Social Weather Stations are unable to conduct their usual March and June surveys, preventing the public from seeing how the early months of the pandemic affected President Rodrigo Duterte's popularity

ASSESSING DUTERTE. President Rodrigo Duterte addresses the public amid the coronavirus health crisis. Malacañang photo

As pandemic persists, are Filipinos still satisfied with Duterte?

Jul 06, 2020 - 10:38 PM

Deteriorating quality of life due to COVID-19, which triggered a steep rise in pessimism among Filipinos, could affect satisfaction over the President's performance

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

Roque slams Jason Aquino after Duterte's lower ratings

Sep 25, 2018 - 1:51 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says the rice issue, which is close to the gut, has made Filipinos forget all the other achievements of the Duterte administration

EMBATTLED AQUINO. There have been calls for NFA Administrator Jason Aquino to resign. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Robredo's approval, trust ratings steady in September – Pulse Asia

Sep 25, 2018 - 12:51 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo continues to enjoy high approval and trust ratings among the poorest class

Duterte's approval, trust ratings fall to lowest – Pulse Asia

Sep 25, 2018 - 11:51 AM

'Indecision concerning presidential trustworthiness becomes more marked between June and September 2018 among Filipinos as a whole, and in the rest of Luzon and Class D in particular,' says Pulse Asia Research Incorporated

EROSION OF APPROVAL, TRUST RATINGS. President Rodrigo Duterte experiences his lowest publis approval and trust ratings in September 2018. Presidential Photo

[OPINION] Is it downhill for Duterte?

Aug 02, 2018 - 5:35 PM

Popularity is important for winning elections and for keeping opponents at bay, but to govern, to implement policies and programs, you need organized support

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Kumakalembang na ba ang kampana para kay Duterte?

Jul 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Bakit bumagsak ang ratings ni Duterte nang 20 points sa Metro Manila at 18 points sa Visayas?

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Jul 13, 2018 - 12:38 PM

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Senate most trusted, appreciated key gov’t institution – Pulse Asia

Jul 13, 2018 - 11:56 AM

Pulse Asia’s nationwide survey held from June 15 to 21 shows all key government institutions – the Senate, House of Representatives, and the Supreme Court – enjoying higher approval and trust ratings

Senate: Plenary Session. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Robredo approval, trust ratings up in June – Pulse Asia

Jul 13, 2018 - 11:22 AM

(UPDATED) Public approval for the work of Vice President Leni Robredo increases by 7 percentage points in June to 62% from 55% in March

VICE PRESIDENT. A majority of Filipinos gave Vice Preident Leni Robredo higher public approval and trust ratings in June 2018, according to a Pulse Asia Research, Incorporated survey. Photo by OVP

88% of Filipinos approve of Duterte before 'God is stupid' remark

Jul 13, 2018 - 9:21 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The results of a Pulse Asia survey show President Rodrigo Duterte recording his highest approval rating yet – before his controversial remark on God that triggered a public backlash

MAJORITY APPROVAL. President Rodrigo Duterte enjoys big majority approval among Filipinos, according to the results of a Pulse Asis survey held before he called God 'stupid'. Malacanang photo

Sereno least trusted, approved gov’t official – Pulse Asia

Jan 08, 2018 - 12:54 PM

She gets a disapproval rating of 26% and a distrust rating of 33% in the survey conducted from December 10-15 and December 17, 2017

LEAST TRUSTED. A Pulse Asia survey shows that Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is the least trusted government official. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Malacañang hails Pulse Asia survey favoring Duterte

Oct 13, 2017 - 6:20 PM

Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella points out that the Pulse Asia survey was conducted 'at the height of the demolition job against the President'

NEW SURVEY. President Rodrigo Duterte maintained his 'big majority' trust and approval ratings based on the latest Pulse Asia survey. Malacañang file photo

Sereno’s approval, trust ratings dip – Pulse Asia survey

Oct 13, 2017 - 12:35 PM

A Pulse Asia survey shows a big drop in the approval and trust ratings of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno as she faces an impeachment complaint

EMBATTLED CHIEF JUSTICE. SC Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno sees big drops in her approval and trust ratings in September according to a Pulse Asia survey. File photo by Rappler

Duterte keeps 'big majority' approval, trust ratings in Pulse poll

Oct 13, 2017 - 10:32 AM

The results of a Pulse Asia survey held in the last week of September show President Rodrigo Duterte's approval and trust ratings at 80%

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: When Duterte is backed into a corner

Oct 09, 2017 - 10:43 AM

Now we understand why President Duterte is being a bigger bully than he ever was, seemingly intent on destroying institutions that check abuses and excesses in the executive. He is in panic.

'Tatay Digong' brand, charisma behind Duterte's survey numbers – analysts

Jul 24, 2017 - 5:52 PM

Despite criticism over the drug war President Rodrigo Duterte continues to enjoy majority approval and trust among Filipinos one year into his term

HIGH RATINGS. President Rodrigo Duterte gestures in his speech at the Davao del Sur Sports and Business Complex in Digos City on July 1, 2017. Malacanang photo

Rappler Talk: Public opinion on President Rodrigo Duterte

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:42 PM

Rappler talks to Pulse Asia Research Director Ana Maria Tabunda about President Rodrigo Duterte s trust and approval ratings and the continued support of Filipinos for the war on drugs

83% of Filipinos trust, approve of Duterte – Pulse Asia

Jan 06, 2017 - 3:15 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte sustains his high ratings in the face of some controversies

HIGH TRUST RATINGS. President Rodrigo Duterte bows to volunteers who have pledged support for his war against illegal drugs during the 'Convergence of Nanay Volunteers as Community Drugwatch' in Pampanga on December 22, 2016. Photo by Alfred Frias/Presidential Photo

Trump least popular US president-elect in two decades – polls

Dec 15, 2016 - 11:03 PM

More than one in 3 Americans believe he will be a poor president compared to 7 for Barack Obama in December 2008 and 14 for George W Bush in December 2000

TRUMP. President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with technology executives at Trump Tower, December 14, 2016 in New York City. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Majority of Filipinos approve of Aquino's work – Pulse Asia survey

Apr 04, 2016 - 1:27 PM

Only President Benigno Aquino III gets a majority approval rating while none of the country s top officials get a majority trust rating in the March 2016 Pulse Asia Ulat ng Bayan survey

In this file photo, President Benigno Aquino III delivers his message during the celebration of Department of Social Welfare and development (DSWD) at the Heroes Hall of Malacanang, February 2, 2016. Joseph Vidal/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Senate gets top public approval among key gov’t institutions – poll

Jan 06, 2016 - 1:33 PM

The House of Representatives gets the lowest performance rating based on a Pulse Asia survey done in December 2015

NATIONAL INTEREST: The Senate blue ribbon committee moves its probe from the session hall to its chambers

Aquino tops, Binay bounces back in Pulse Asia poll

Jan 06, 2016 - 12:12 PM

UPDATED Five months before the presidential polls Vice President Jejomar Binay gains ground in the latest Pulse Asia survey on top leaders’ public approval and trust

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.

Aquino most trusted, appreciated official – poll

Oct 01, 2015 - 1:17 PM

President Benigno Aquino III is the only one among the top 5 government officials to get the thumbs up of over half of the population the latest Pulse Asia survey results show

MAJORITY APPROVAL. President Benigno S. Aquino III has maintained his majority approval rating, based on the September 2015 Pulse Asia survey on the Philippines top 5 leaders. Photo by Joseph Vidal/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Binay approval, trust ratings tank anew

Oct 01, 2015 - 11:52 AM

Vice President Jejomar Binay registers an 18 percentage point drop in his trust ratings and a 15 percentage point dip in his approval ratings

TSONA. Vice President Jejomar Binay delivers  on August 26 his own version of the State of the Nation Address at Cavite State University. JOEL LIPORADA

Aquino not yet done with explanation on Mamasapano

Mar 19, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Malacañang says President Benigno Aquino III will likely use future engagements to further explain his knowledge on the Mamasapano incident

MORE TO SAY. President Benigno Aquino III has yet to explain his full side of the story on Mamasapano, says the Palace. File photo by Benhur Arcayan / Malacañang Photo Bureau.

Aquino has no regrets over Purisima's role in Mamasapano

Mar 18, 2015 - 6:07 PM

Malacañang says President Benigno Aquino III maintains his position on why he decided to tap the then suspended top cop in a major police operation

'WRONG JUDGMENT.' Senator Francis Escudero says President Aquino made a 'lapse in judgment' in consulting suspended police chief Alan Purisima on the Mamasapano operation. File photo by Robert Viñas/Malacañang Photo Bureau

No apology from Aquino on Mamasapano for now

Mar 18, 2015 - 5:01 PM

There are no discussions on a possible apology from President Benigno Aquino III on the Mamasapano incident but Malacañang insists he has already taken responsibility for it

President Benigno Aquino III announce that suspected Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) terrorist Zulkipli bin Hir alyas Marwan confirmed dead during SAF operation in Brgy. Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao and Accepted the Resignation of Suspended PNP Chief P/ Director General Allan Purisima during his message on Friday(Frebruary 6, 2015) held at the President hall in Malacanang.(Photo By Ryan Lim/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

‘The President has taken responsibility for Mamasapano’ – Palace

Mar 17, 2015 - 2:55 PM

In the face of falling trust and approval ratings Malacañang says the President will continue to explain details of the incident to regain people s trust

ORDERS DISOBEYED? President Benigno Aquino III says he gave instructions to former police chief Alan Purisima regarding 'Oplan Exodus' but Purisima did not follow him. Malacañang file photo

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 no longer most trusted PH official – poll

Dec 12, 2014 - 10:22 AM

UPDATED President Benigno Aquino III enjoys majority trust and approval ratings while Vice President Jejomar Binay s numbers continue to plunge says pollster Pulse Asia

Well-off Filipinos least satisfied with PH leaders – poll

Aug 01, 2014 - 6:59 PM

Among social groups the well off Class ABC gives all national leaders the lowest approval and trust ratings based on the results of the latest Pulse Asia survey

LOOKING BACK: How Aquino fared in past surveys

Jul 14, 2014 - 5:10 PM

The President enjoyed enviable numbers in previous years

#PugadBaboy: State Vuisit

May 01, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: State Vuisit punchline 2

May 01, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: State Vuisit punchline 3

May 01, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Rappler Newscast | October 23, 2013

Oct 23, 2013 - 9:40 PM

The Senate President’s trust and approval ratings drop Senators approve a resolution to realign their pork barrel President Aquino defends the DAP

Obama approval ratings down amid political flaps

May 31, 2013 - 6:56 AM

Poll says 49 of those surveyed had a negative opinion of Obama s job performance


Rappler Newscast | April 8, 2013

Apr 08, 2013 - 8:50 PM

North Korea to pull our workers from Kaesong South Korea backtracks on North Korea nuclear test report PH officials approval rating go up

Rappler Newscast | June 6, 2012

Jun 06, 2012 - 8:54 PM

Graft charges are filed against Mike Arroyo over the sale of used choppers to the police at brand new prices | Additional tobacco and alcohol levies or the sin taxes pass in Congress |The trust ratings of President Aquino Vice President Jejomar Binay Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte all go down at the height of the impeachment trial

Pulse Asia pollster sees Corona acquittal

Mar 24, 2012 - 11:00 AM

Survey results highlight the weakness of the prosecution too After resting their case they convinced only a small number of those undecided about Corona s guilt

SURVEY SAYS. Prof. Ronald Holmes of Pulse Asia talked about the results of the survey on Rappler's Talk Thursday. March 22, 2012.