Filipinos trust United States much more than China - survey
People in the Philippines still trust the United States far more than China, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday, despite President Rodrigo Duterte's recent outpouring of anti-American rhetoric and his sudden overtures towards old rival Beijing.
Though trust in both countries had declined slightly since the last survey in June, a Social Weather Stations poll from Sept. 24 to 27 showed 55 percent of Filipinos had "little trust" in China, versus 11 percent who had doubts about the U.S.
Just over three-quarters, or 76 percent, of the 1,200 respondents had "much trust" in the... read more
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