73% of Pinoys want rights to West PH sea asserted

Bandera (Mindanao) - - NEWS -

A significant majority of Filipinos believe that PresidentDuterte should assert the Philippines’ sovereignty in the West Philippine Sea through the international court ruling it had won exactly two years ago.

Pulse Asia President Ro l a n d Ho l m e s on Thursday said 73% of Filipinos answered in agreement to the statement “The Duterte administration should assert our rights and prot e c t our t e r r i tor i a l sovereignty in the West Philippine Sea as stipulated in the 2016 decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration.”

The r e s u l t s we r e presented in time for the second anniversary of the landmark ruling.

The survey was conducted from June 15 to 21 among 1,800 participants.

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