The people don’t see press freedom

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 10/16/2021

In its file of survey questions, Social Weather Stations has two items on the state of free speech, as appraised by the Filipino people. The original item, first surveyed in what was Marcos’ final year, is on…

65% of Filipinos believe it’s ‘dangerous’ to publish anything critical of administration — SWS

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 03/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Majority of Filipinos believe it is “dangerous” to publish anything that is critical of the administration, even if it is the truth, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed. According to the fourth…

SWS: 55% of Filipinos comfortable in going to work in case quarantine ends

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 07/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Fifty-five percent of Filipinos expressed that they would feel comfortable in going to work in case the community quarantine has been put to an end next month, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey…

Another hope-filled year

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/04/2016

Advocates for reforms, of whatever causes, are well aware that when they take on steps leading to the goals that they aim to see happen, there is always the uncertainty of the result. But the expectation that…

Great respect for Roy Señeres

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/10/2015

If supporters of Davao City Mayor and candidate for president Rodrigo Duterte are ecstatic over the latest Social Weather Station survey that showed his popularity in Metro Manila surging to 38% in a polling taken in November…

Poe and her accusers

06/08/2015

Even before Sen. Grace Poe signed the Senate blue ribbon committee report that recommended the filing of charges against Vice President Jejomar Binay, Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco and United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) Secretary General JV Bautista had…

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