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Big majority of Filipinos think Congress should grant ABS-CBN a franchise

Jul 11, 2020 - 11:29 PM

(UPDATED) The Social Weather Stations survey also says that majority of Filipinos also agree that denying ABS-CBN a franchise is a 'major blow to press freedom'

FRANCHISE. Vice Ganda joins the protest outside the ABS-CBN compound in Quezon City. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Half of Filipinos think worst yet to come in PH coronavirus situation – SWS

Jul 07, 2020 - 6:20 PM

Filipinos are split on the pandemic outlook for the Philippines – half say the worst is over, the other half say it's yet to come

PANDEMIC PROBLEMS. Larry Ungriano disinfects his jeepney in preparation for when traditional jeepneys will once again be allowed to ply Metro Manila roads. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

After Sagada, Banaue bars entry of Joyce Bernal's SONA video team

Jul 07, 2020 - 10:49 AM

The Banaue municipal government strictly enforces its executive order on a week-long ban on travel to and from the town following the confirmation of a new COVID-19 case

BATAD. There are currently 1,600 hectares of cultivated rice terraces in the municipality of Banaue, the most popular of which are the Batad rice terraces. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

'Worst trend' in decades: Most Filipinos say quality of life got worse in past year

Jun 18, 2020 - 11:38 PM

In the 135 surveys the Social Weather Stations has run on the same issue over 37 years, the May 2020 probe has the highest percentage of respondents who believe their quality of life got worse

QUALITY OF LIFE. In this file photo, residents look out of windows at an informal settlers' community in Manila on March 18, 2016. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

9 in 10 Filipinos 'stressed' with coronavirus pandemic – SWS

Jun 13, 2020 - 8:09 PM

Stress is high among those who lost their jobs and have jobs but stopped receiving salaries

LOCKDOWN. The usually crowded streets of Tondo (District I) are empty on May 4, 2020, the 2nd day of the hard lock down implemented by the LGU. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Lumpiarito Station's platters is the food delivery you didn't know you wanted

Jun 06, 2020 - 1:31 PM

How does a lumpia grazing board sound? This local business serves 8 kinds in one box – toge, ubod, shanghai, dynamite, kamote, you name it – each with its own dip!

SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with International Space Station

May 31, 2020 - 11:25 PM

(UPDATED) It is the first time a crewed United States spacecraft has docked in nearly a decade

NASA astronauts head for ISS on historic SpaceX flight

May 31, 2020 - 8:54 AM

(UPDATED) Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley name the Crew Dragon capsule 'Endeavor' after the retired space shuttle on which they both flew

BLAST OFF. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the manned Crew Dragon spacecraft attached takes off from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on May 30, 2020 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

What you need to know about SpaceX's 'Demo-2' mission

May 30, 2020 - 5:33 PM

This will be the first crewed launch from US soil of a US-made rocket since the space shuttle program ended in 2011 and the first ever by a private company

READY. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken (left) and Doug Hurley head for the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Crew Dragon spacecraft on launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on May 27, 2020 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo from the SpaceX Instagram

Filipinos more worried over COVID-19 compared to previous viruses – SWS

May 24, 2020 - 4:12 PM

The survey shows Filipinos' concern that family members will be infected with the coronavirus disease is much greater than their past worries over acquiring other diseases like Ebola and SARS

COVID-19 TESTING. Residents of Barangay Culiat in Quezon City, observe physical distancing as they undergo the COVID-19 rapid testing on May 21, 2020, at the Vargas Lane Covered Court. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Rappler+ Webinar: Reality and response in a pandemic

Apr 21, 2020 - 6:48 PM

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Inside the Industry: Quarantine radio with Rica G and Chico Garcia

Apr 14, 2020 - 10:17 AM

The crew of Monster RX 93.1's The Morning Rush, Rica G and Chico Garcia, tells us what happens to radio jocks when you take away their radio

Space station crew dock at ISS after virus-hit buildup

Apr 09, 2020 - 11:23 PM

In recent weeks, astronauts and cosmonauts on the ISS and on Earth have been sharing tips on coping with self-isolation

ISS. This Russia's space agency Roscosmos handout picture taken and released on April 9, 2020 shows NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner, members of the International Space Station expedition 63, board the Soyuz MS-16 spacecraft prior the launch at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Photo by Russian Space Agency Roscosmos/AFP

Observe Holy Week from home with this virtual stations of the cross

Apr 09, 2020 - 8:00 AM

Keep up with your Holy Week traditions from the safety of your own home

HOLY WEEK FROM HOME. Catholics can observe the Stations of the Cross through a virtual walkway by Without Walls Ministries. Photo courtesy of Bonifacio High Street

WATCH: Stations of the Cross 2020

Apr 04, 2020 - 9:22 PM

St Pauls Philippines takes the faithful through the Way of the Cross in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur

Survey shows big majority of Filipinos satisfied with military

Mar 04, 2020 - 8:25 PM

Majority of Filipinos also trust in the AFP's capability to defeat security threats, but less so when it comes to West Philippine Sea intruders, says an SWS survey

ARMED FORCES. Hundreds of soldiers from the Philippine Marine Corps and the Philippine Army arrive at Villamor airbase in Pasay City after battling terrorists in Marawi City on October 21, 2017. File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Filipinos most satisfied with Senate, least happy with Duterte Cabinet

Mar 03, 2020 - 1:28 PM

The Senate got a 'very good' +62 net satisfaction rating in the last quarter of 2019, placing it at the top of a Social Weather Stations poll on key government institutions

PHILIPPINE SENATE. The facade of the Senate building. Photo from the Senate of the Philippines Facebook page

Higher satisfaction ratings for Robredo, Sotto, Cayetano in last quarter of 2019

Mar 03, 2020 - 12:25 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo gets a 'good' net satisfaction rating, while Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano obtain 'very good' scores, according to a Social Weather Stations poll

GOOD, VERY GOOD RATINGS. Vice President Leni Robredo visits Senate President Vicente Sotto III in his office on September 25, 2018. File photo by OVP

Climate activists occupy disputed German coal plant

Feb 25, 2020 - 5:14 PM

The Datteln power station is controversial because it is slated to come online just after Berlin agreed a long-term plan to exit coal-fired power by 2038 as part of a drive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

PROTESTING COAL ENERGY. Environmental activists post banners on excavation machinery during an operation to occupy the "Datteln 4" coal-fired power station to protest against a law passed last week to end coal electricity generation, but which environmental groups argue is insufficient, on February 2, 2020 in Datteln, western Germany. Photo by Ina Fassbender/AFP

[OPINYON] Utak o katawan?

Feb 22, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Ang sarap sanang isiping kaakit-akit ang matalino sa marami sa atin. Pero hinihikayat ba ng lipunang ito ang maging matalino? Gaya nga ng gasgas na mantra ng vote wisely at matalinong pagpili, parang hindi.

Google to shut down free WiFi program

Feb 18, 2020 - 7:25 AM

(UPDATED) The search giant cites cheapening mobile data costs and difficulties in scaling and sustainability as reasons for shutting down

GOOGLE STATION. The Philippines is among the 8 countries where the program was rolled out. Screenshot from Google Station website

Space explorers wanted: NASA seeks next generation of astronauts

Feb 12, 2020 - 5:27 PM

Requirements: A relevant Master's degree, prepared to live and work 400 kilometers above Earth on the International Space Station, and a US citizen

NEXT GENERATION. An artists rendition of a an astronaut in outer space over planet Earth. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. Shutterstock.com

U.S. astronaut returns to Earth after longest mission by woman

Feb 06, 2020 - 6:14 PM

Christina Koch, a 41-year-old Michigan-born engineer, beats the previous record for a single spaceflight by a woman – 289 days, held by NASA veteran Peggy Whitson

RECORD-BREAKING. This NASA photo released on February 4, 20202 shows NASA astronaut Christina Koch during a spacewalk on January 15, 2020. AFP PHOTO/NASA/HANDOUT

Inviting rival to State of the Union, Trump vows to 'smash' Venezuela's Maduro

Feb 05, 2020 - 12:06 PM

'Maduro is an illegitimate ruler, a tyrant who brutalizes his people,' Trump says

MADURO. Nicolas Maduro speaks during a press conference in Caracas. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

Astronauts bake first cookies in space

Jan 25, 2020 - 1:13 PM

Astronauts on the International Space Station discover a way to bake chocolate chip cookies in space, which takes at least two hours

13.1 million Filipino families consider themselves poor, says SWS survey

Jan 23, 2020 - 7:48 PM

The end of 2019 result of the SWS survey for self-rated poor families is the highest in 5 years

PANTAWID PROGRAM. The DSWD Listahanan is used for its 4Ps program to provide educational opportunities and health services through cash incentives. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte's satisfaction rating reaches new record-high

Jan 21, 2020 - 10:05 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte gets a new record satisfaction rating of 'excellent,' with 82% of Filipinos saying they are satisfied with his performance as Chief Executive

PERSONAL BEST. President Rodrigo Duterte wraps up 2019 with a new high in public satisfaction rating. Malacañang photo

SpaceX to simulate astronaut ejection in final test

Jan 19, 2020 - 4:19 PM

The success of this test is essential for SpaceX and for NASA, which urgently needs to certify a spacecraft to transport its astronauts to the ISS this year

CREW DRAGON. Employees of SpaceX work on the Crew Dragon reusable spacecraft after a press conference at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California on October 10, 2019. File photo by Philip Pacheco / AFP

44% of Filipinos satisfied with Robredo's work as ICAD co-chair

Jan 16, 2020 - 12:11 PM

A near majority of Filipinos agree that the removal Vice President Leni Robredo as ICAD co-chief 'is an admission by the administration that its [drug] war is failing,' says the Social Weather Stations

LESSONS AS ANTI-DRUG CZAR. Vice President Leni Robredo presents her findings and recommendation on the Duterte administration's anti-drug drive, after she briefly served as Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs. Photo by OVP

U.S. sends home 21 Saudis as probe finds shooting was 'terrorism'

Jan 14, 2020 - 6:01 AM

Attorney General Bill Barr says evidence shows the shooter was 'motivated by jihadist ideology'

NAVAL STATION. A general view of the atmosphere at the Pensacola Naval Air Station following a shooting on December 6, 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. File photo by Josh Brasted/Getty Images/AFP

Big majority of Filipinos see 'many' human rights abuses in Duterte's drug war – SWS

Jan 13, 2020 - 9:24 AM

(UPDATED) Majority of respondents in the December 2019 survey agree with the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution calling for actions against extrajudicial killings related to President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-illegal drug campaign

Families of victims of drug related extra judicial killings and human rights advocates joined together in a mass at the Commissio on Human Rights (CHR) headquarters in Quezon City to pray for the positive outcome of the deliberations for the proposed independent investigation by members of the United Nations Human Rights Council this coming July 12. July 9, 2019. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

U.S. to expel a dozen Saudi trainees after base attack probe – media

Jan 12, 2020 - 1:53 PM

While the trainees are not accused of aiding the shooter, some are found to have connections to extremist movements or be in possession of child pornography

NAVAL STATION. A general view of the atmosphere at the Pensacola Naval Air Station following a shooting on December 6, 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. File photo by Josh Brasted/Getty Images/AFP

Big majority of Filipinos believe 'ninja cops' operate in PNP

Jan 07, 2020 - 7:00 PM

A Social Weather Stations survey finds that 78% of Filipinos believe there are cops who sell illegal drugs confiscated during operations

LAST MESSAGE. Police General Oscar delivers his goodbye message in Camp Crame, where he announced his resignation as the PNP chief following the 'ninja cops' controversy. PNP Photo

SWS: 9 in 10 of Filipinos enter 2020 with hope

Dec 29, 2019 - 6:46 PM

Though aspirations are generally high for the new year, the Social Weather Stations finds that hopefulness for 2020 rose in all areas except Mindanao

NEW YEAR. Crowds gather and enjoy the free concert and fireworks display. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Gunman at U.S. military base showed mass shooting videos at party – report

Dec 08, 2019 - 2:45 PM

The shooter did not have any apparent ties to terror groups and no group has officially claimed the attack, the New York Times reports

AFTERMATH. A general view of the atmosphere at the Pensacola Naval Air Station following a shooting on December 06, 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. Photo by Josh Brasted/Getty Images/AFP

Saudis distance themselves from U.S. naval base shooter

Dec 07, 2019 - 7:46 PM

In a phone call with President Donald Trump, King Salman says the shooter 'does not represent the Saudi people'

PENSACOLA, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 06: A general view of the atmosphere at the Pensacola Naval Air Station following a shooting on December 06, 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. The second shooting on a U.S. Naval Base in a week has left three dead plus the suspect and seven people wounded. Josh Brasted/Getty Images/AFP

Military base shooter assailed U.S. as 'nation of evil'

Dec 07, 2019 - 1:01 PM

The SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadist media, identifies the shooter as Mohammed al-Shamrani, saying he had posted a manifesto on Twitter that said, 'America as a whole has turned into a nation of evil'

AFTER THE SHOOTING. A general view of the atmosphere at the Pensacola Naval Air Station following a shooting on December 06, 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. Photo by Josh Brasted/Getty Images/AFP

Saudi military student kills 3 at U.S. naval base

Dec 07, 2019 - 12:03 AM

(UPDATED) Though relatively rare, military facilities have not been left untouched by the United States' epidemic of mass shootings

SHOOTING. This US Navy file handout photo shows the USS John F. Kennedy arriving at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, on March 18, 2004. AFP PHOTO/US NAVY/Patrick Nichols

Malacañang claims SWS slanted survey on foreign Chinese workers

Dec 06, 2019 - 2:13 PM

The Palace also denies any tension caused by the influx of workers from China even if lawmakers and President Duterte's own advisers have expressed concern about it

Presidential Chief Legal Counsel and Spokesperson Salvador Panelo holds a press conference at the Sunset Business Hotel in Busan, South Korea on November 24, 2019. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

70% of Filipinos ‘worried’ about influx of Chinese workers in PH

Dec 05, 2019 - 8:48 PM

The Social Weather Stations poll also shows 52% of Filipinos agree that the rising number of Chinese working in the Philippines is a 'threat' to the country's security

CHINESE WORKERS. Thousands of Chinese workers are said to be employed by Philippine offhsore gaming operations. Photo by Rappler

Filipinos' trust in China falls to 'bad' as U.S. keeps 'excellent' rating

Nov 20, 2019 - 7:58 PM

A September 2019 Social Weather Stations survey also shows Japan and Australia maintaining its 'very good' trust ratings

LACK OF TRUST. Protesters burned an image of the Chinese dragon and an image of President Duterte during a protest during the 3rd anniversary of the Hague ruling on July 12, 2019. File photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

WATCH: ABS-CBN's Christmas station ID 'Family is Forever'

Nov 19, 2019 - 11:45 AM

The new song pays homage to the network's past Christmas station IDs

WATCH: GMA 7's Christmas station ID 'Love Shines'

Nov 11, 2019 - 11:46 AM

GMA 7's artists and big names from the News and Public Affairs team come together to make people's wishes come true

Satisfaction in Duterte government slips in Q3, but rating still ‘very good’ – survey

Nov 07, 2019 - 12:40 PM

In the September 27-30 SWS survey, the Duterte administration gets the highest net rating in helping the poor, and the lowest in fighting inflation

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 42nd Cabinet Meeting at the Malacañan Palace on October 11, 2019. Malacañang Photo

Majority of Filipinos believe trans women shouldn't use ladies' toilet – SWS

Oct 30, 2019 - 6:16 PM

The Social Weather Stations holds the survey over a month after transgender woman Gretchen Diez was barred from using the ladies' toilet at a Cubao mall

PRIDE. The Philippines holds an annual Pride March, calling on the government to protect LGBT rights. File photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

U.S. makes history with first all-female spacewalk

Oct 18, 2019 - 8:08 PM

(UPDATED) The mission was originally planned for earlier this year but had to be aborted due to a lack of properly fitting spacesuits, leading to allegations of sexism

FIRST. This undated combination photo obtained from NASA shows astronauts Christina Koch (L) and Jessica Meir. AFP PHOTO / NASA

Robredo regains 'good' satisfaction rating – SWS

Oct 17, 2019 - 1:40 PM

The Vice President gets a big lift from Mindanao where her net satisfaction more than doubled

IMPROVING. File photo of Vice President Leni Robredo. Photo by Chari Villegas/OVP

When the High Court looks for compromises

Oct 16, 2019 - 11:16 PM

Are we in a better place?

Supreme Court of the Philippines in Padre Faura on June 19, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

First Arab on ISS returns to Earth

Oct 03, 2019 - 6:17 PM

(UPDATED) Although Hazzaa al-Mansoori's mission was short – 8 days in total – it has been the source of great pride in the UAE, a newcomer to the world of space with ambitions to send an unmanned probe to orbit Mars by 2021

SAFE. In this image released by NASA, Russian space agency rescue team members and United Arab Emirates (UAE) specialists carry UAE astronaut Hazzaa al-Mansoori shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-12 space capsule about 150kms (90 miles) southeast of the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan on October 3, 2019. AFP PHOTO / NASA / Bill INGALLS

Rocket carrying Emirati, Russian, American blasts off for ISS

Sep 25, 2019 - 11:00 PM

Hazzaa al-Mansoori of the United Arab Emirates will spend 8 days on the ISS and will be the first Emirati and the first Arab on the orbiting laboratory

CHEERS. People at Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre in Dubai gesture and wave Emirati national flags as they watch screens showing a Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft lifting off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The spacecraft carries 35-year-old Emirati astronaut Hazzaa al-Mansoori, who will spend 8 days aboard the International Space Station. Photo by Karim Sahib /AFP