Most Pinoys do not agree Chinese gov’t has good intentions for PH — SWS
MANILA, Philippines — Most Filipinos do not agree that the Chinese government has good intentions for the Philippines, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.
The poll, conducted in December 2018, found that 44 percent of Filipinos disagreed with the statement “Most of what the Chinese government wants to happen in the Philippines is good for the Filipinos.”
Of the 44 percent, 22 percent “strongly disagree” and another 22 percent “somewhat disagree” with the statement.
Meanwhile, 27 percent agreed with the statement, but 29 percent were undecided.
The survey, conducted from Dec. 16 to 19, 2018, used interviews of 1,440 adults aged 18 years old and above nationwide. Three hundred sixty each were interviewed in Balance Luzon, Metro Manila, the Visayas, and Mindanao.
It had sampling error margins of ±2.6% for national percentages, and ±5% each for Balance Luzon, Metro Manila, the Visayas, and Mindanao. /ee
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