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The Philippines’ opinion on the US and China is wavering, but one thing’s for sure: Duterte’s the man

Echo Huang
The Philippines’ opinion on the US and China is wavering, but one thing’s for sure: Duterte’s the man

Over a year into Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial presidency, an overwhelming number of Filipinos still support him. The Pew Research Center found that 86% of 1,000 Filipinos polled between February and May this year held a favorable view of Duterte, in a survey published Sept. 21. Pew’s study found that 80% of Filipinos supported Duterte’s handling…