Surveys showed Trust in Ph Leader and Many Human Rights Violations in Failing Drug War

Updated: Jan 20



Duterte’s approval rating rose to record — Dominguez


PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duerte’s approval rating jumped to a “historical high” in December, one of his economic managers said on Friday, citing a poll by Pulse Asia Research, Inc.

The president’s rating climbed 9 points to 87% from a quarter earlier, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III told reporters.

“This is the first time ever at this point in any administration that a president has reached this high,” the Finance cheif said. This is a historical high note,” he added.

The poll also showed that Mr. Duterte’s disapproval rating had declined by 3 points to 5%.

Nationwide, Mr. Duterte’s approval rate was highest in Mindanao at 98%, up from 92%. Visayas gave him 93%, which was also higher than 84% in the past quarter..

But his approval rating in the National Capital Region slipped by 2 points to 78%, while his rating rose to 83% from 69% for the rest of Luzon. — Beatrice M. Laforga


Source: https://www.bworldonline.com/dutertes-approval-rating-rose-to-record-dominguez/


Majority of Filipinos see human rights violations in 'failing' drug war — SWS

MANILA, Philippines — Most Filipinos believe that the government's campaign against illegal narcotics came with numerous human rights violations, a new Social Weather Stations survey showed. 

According to the latest survey by the SWS, 76% of Filipinos surveyed saw "many" human rights abuses in the administration's war on illegal drugs, while 24% saw only a few. 


Source: https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2020/01/13/1984511/majority-filipinos-see-human-rights-violations-failing-drug-war-sws




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