Filipinos back Duterte

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

MANILA: Most Filipinos re­main ap­pre­cia­tive of the per­for­mance of Pres­i­dent Ro­drigo Duterte af­ter one year of his term, ac­cord­ing to an in­de­pen­dent poll re­leased here yes­ter­day.

A sur­vey by Pulse Asia Inc con­ducted from June 24 to 29 showed that 82% of the 1 200 peo­ple sur­veyed na­tion­wide ap­proved of the way Duterte ran the coun­try.

Of the re­spon­dents, the poll said 13% were un­de­cided about Duterte’s per­for­mance, while 5% dis­ap­proved. Over­all, the poll said Duterte scored the high­est among the top govern­ment of­fi­cials cov­ered by the sur­vey. “Most Filipinos re­main ap­pre­cia­tive of his per­for­mance,” the poll said.

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