Social Weather Stations president Mahar Mangahas estimated that the government released only P117.4 billion under the social amelioration program (SAP) and other dole outs from the start of the lockdown in March to mid-July this year.
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Only Congress has the authority to grant franchises to broadcasting entities, Malacañang said Sunday, reacting to a poll that majority of adult Filipinos believed that lawmakers should give ABS-CBN a fresh 25-year franchise.
Three out of four Filipinos or 75 percent were in favor of renewing ABS-CBN’s franchise, according to the mobile phone survey conducted by Social Weather Stations (SWS).
Malacañang is not surprised with the recent Social Weather Stations survey that 83 percent of Filipinos believe that their life has worsened in the last 12 months.
Malacañang expressed optimism that the Philippine economy will rebound if people continue to strictly heed government protocols for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis.
Social Weather Stations president Mahar Mangahas said the lockdown has compelled more Filipinos to increase their reliance on government for their food and money.
Malacañang has urged the public to stay healthy amid the threat of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
It took a pandemic to break Social Weather Stations' uninterrupted streak of quarterly surveys since 1992.
The number of Filipino families who experienced hunger has jumped to a six-year high as the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS).
Malacañang said it was “saddened” by the latest Social Weather Stations survey showing that 4.2 million families experience involuntary hunger during the period of community quarantine.
Social Weather Stations president Mahar Mangahas is blaming President Rodrigo Duterte and his ill-planned enhanced community quarantine for the contraction in the country's economy in the first quarter of 2020.
The 76-year old boss of Social Weather Stations isn't in favor of President Rodrigo Duterte's enhanced community quarantine to contain the spread of COVID-19.
President Rodrigo Duterte is highly popular among Filipinos but his decision to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement is clearly at odds with the pulse of the same majority who adores him.
Social Weather Stations president Mahar Mangahas admits he is stumped by the results of his firm's latest polling results.
Majority of Filipinos are worried about President Rodrigo Duterte’s health, according to the latest survey conducted by Social Weather Stations (SWS).
The results of a survey showing the majority of Filipinos believe that the administration’s war on drugs reeks of human rights violations came as no surprise, Malacañang said.
Majority of Filipinos believe that ‘ninja cops’ exist in the Philippine National Police (PNP), according to Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released on Tuesday.
The survey result that 79 percent of adult Filipinos were satisfied with the administration's campaign against illegal drugs is a “wake-up call” to stop foreign governments from intruding into the Philippine sovereignty, Malacañang said.
Malacañang said it was not surprised with the results of a recent Social Weather Stations survey showing that 70 percent of adult Filipinos are worried about the rising number of foreign Chinese workers in the Philippines.
Malacañang on Thursday shrugged off the latest Social Weather Stations poll that China remains the least trusted country by Filipinos.
Malacañang has welcomed the results of the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey as a validation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s successful campaign against crime and the illegal drug trade.
Despite the decrease in self-rated poverty nationwide, Malacañang acknowledged that poverty remains a problem in the Philippines.
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Friday congratulated Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for his high approval and trust ratings in the latest Social Weather Stations survey.