Duterte still most trusted PH official–Pulse Asia
Most Filipinos approve of the performance of President Rodrigo Duterte, Vice President Leni Robredo, and Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, a survey by Pulse Asia showed.
The results of the Ulat ng Bayan national survey on the performance and trust ratings of top national government officials, which was released on Friday, showed that Duterte continues to enjoy a high approval rating at 86%.
Meanwhile, 66% of the respondents said they approved of Robredo’s performance as vice president, and 61% positively responded to Pimentel’s work as Senate President.
The same top officials of the land garnered the highest trust ratings, the survey showed. Eighty six percent of the respondents said they had “big trust” in Duterte. Sixty five percent trusted Robredo, while Pimentelearned a 55% trust rating.
As for other top government officials, Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno had an approval rating of 46%, reflecting a “plurality sentiment of appreciation” for her work, while House of Representatives Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez registered virtually the same approval and indecision ratings (43% and 42%) the survey showed.
Both Alvarez and Sereno obtained virtually the same trust and indecision ratings: 41% and 45% for Alvarez; and 44% and 42% for Sereno.
The nationwide survey was based on a sample of 1,200 representative adults 18 years old and above. It has a ± 3% error margin at the 95% confidence level.
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