International Study Reveals Majority of Pinoys Still Favors Pres. Duterte's War on Drugs


American think tank Pew Research Center, a world renowned international study group revealed that based on their latest research a large majority of Filipinos continue to have favorable opinion of President Rody Duterte in the country's war on illegal drugs.


According to the research of Pew Research Center from February to May 2017 for its Global Attitudes Survey, the Filipino people continue to support Pres. Duterte's war on drugs after interviewing at least 1,000 residents in various parts of the country.

The study says that "Duterte is well-liked domestically and his policies, including his approach to the war on drugs, are generally popular among Filipinos."

The international study shows 86% of Filipinos hold a favorable opinion of Duterte, with 41% saying they are "very favorable" of the President and only 12% of Filipinos view the President unfavorably.

Pew Research Center also added that around two-thirds or more approve of the job Pres. Duterte is doing right now.

Aside from the 86% favorable opinion, 78% approve Pres. Duterte's handling of illegal drugs issue. Large majorities also support his stance on crime, corruption and terrorism.

For those who view Pres. Duterte unfavorable, more than half approve of his handling of the illegal drugs (59%), corruption (55%), terrorism (55%), and the economy (54%), but 55% disapprove of his handling of crime.

The research also found that 62% believes the government is making progress in its campaign against illegal drugs, while 21% say that things are the same as they were in the past and 15% say the government is losing ground.

Source: PNA


International Study Reveals Majority of Pinoys Still Favors Pres. Duterte's War on Drugs International Study Reveals Majority of Pinoys Still Favors Pres. Duterte's War on Drugs Reviewed by Phil Newsome on 9/24/2017 Rating: 5

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