03 May 2017

News Story: Distrust of China increases in latest Pulse Asia poll

By AJ Bolando

MANILA, Philippines – Despite President Rodrigo Duterte's friendliness towards China, more Filipinos said in a survey that they do not trust the country.

Pulse Asia released its latest poll on “awareness and trust ratings of selected countries and international organizations” on Tuesday. China ranked lowest in the survey conducted in March, with 63 percent of respondents saying they distrust China. This was two points lower compared to ratings in December 2016.

China's trust rating in March was 37 percent, lowest among eight nations and organizations included in the survey conducted from March 15 to 20.

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