Pres. Duterte upset over SWS survey results; warns incompetent local execs

President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed frustration that around 1.5 million families fell victim to common crimes in the first quarter of 2018 based on the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. “If this is the case, I’m worthless, I’ll ask you to join me, we better resign altogether,” Duterte said in his speech during the oath taking of Region 9 barangay captains in Molave, Zamboanga del Sur. According to the March 23-27 SWS survey, at least 6.6 percent of Filipinos fell victim to robbery or pickpocket, break-ins, carnapping and physical…

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Most Filipinos satisfied with how democracy works in PH : SWS

Majority of Filipinos are satisfied with the democracy in the country, results of the first quarter 2018 Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released on Tuesday, Independence Day, showed. Data from the survey conducted from March 23-27, 2018, showed that 78 percent of adult Filipinos are satisfied with the way democracy works in the country. It also showed that 60 percent of Filipinos prefer democracy over any other kind of government compared to the 19 percent saying “under some circumstances, an authoritarian government can be preferable to a democratic one.” Meanwhile,…

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Duterte admin satisfaction rating drops, but still ‘very good’ : SWS

The public satisfaction of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration dropped in the first quarter of 2018, according to the latest Social Weather Stations survey. The administration scored a net satisfaction rating of +58. It showed a 12-point decline from the +70 in the last quarter of 2017 when the Duterte administration exceeded the record set by his predecessor. This score qualifies as “very good”—one grade down from “excellent” in the fourth quarter of 2017. The survey, conducted from March 23 to 27, found 69 percent of adult Filipinos satisfied with the…

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Pres. Duterte still at ‘very good’ satisfaction ratings in Q1 SWS survey

President Rodrigo Duterte continued to get “very good” or +56 net satisfaction rating despite a slight decline, according to the 2018 first quarter survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS). In a survey conducted from March 23-27 to 1,200 respondents, the SWS found 70 percent of adult Filipinos were satisfied with Duterte’s performance, while 17% were undecided and 14% dissatisfied. According to SWS, this gives a net satisfaction rating of +56 classified as “very good” or two points below +58 recorded in the last quarter of 2017. It added the…

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