Among 37 populations polled worldwide, folks in the Philippines are displaying the highest help for President Trump.
The findings from the Pew Research Center stated some seven in 10 Filipinos had religion in the US president when it got here to world affairs.
“Trump’s greatest support in the current poll comes from Filipinos, 69 per cent of whom say they have confidence in the US president,” the report concluded.
This locations the Philippines amongst the ranks of Russia, Ghana, Vietnam, Kenya, Tanzania, Israel and Nigeria — which have been the solely different nations the place greater than half of respondents had religion in Trump “to do the right thing regarding world affairs”.
Overall, nevertheless, Trump is Pew’s “lowest-scored” president for greater than a decade.
“Across the 37 countries surveyed in 2017, a median of only 22 per cent say that they have at least some confidence in Trump to do the right thing regarding world affairs. Almost three-quarters (74 per cent) have little to no confidence in the new US leader,” the report stated.
Pew discovered that 69 per cent of Filipinos thought that Trump was “a strong leader,” whereas 51 per cent described him as “charismatic.”
The Philippines ranks as the second-highest in considering that Trump is “well-qualified to be president” (67 per cent), behind 71 per cent of Vietnam, which hosted the president on a high-profile go to final month.
Vietnam and the Philippines tied as the two nations who most imagine that Trump “cares about ordinary people” (71 per cent).
At the different finish of the scale, maybe unsurprisingly, is Mexico.
Pew says two-thirds of Mexico count on tensions to worsen between the two nations throughout the course of the Trump presidency.
Like each different nation besides Israel and Russia, the Philippines had the next regard for President Obama, who was supported by 94 per cent of Filipinos final yr.
“In terms of personal characteristics, Trump is seen by most publics around the world as arrogant, intolerant and even dangerous,” the report concluded.