Move to challenge China’s territorial claims in UN-backed court popular: poll
Raissa Robles in Manila
A majority of Filipinos back the Philippine government’s move to challenge China’s territorial claims over the South China Sea before an international arbitration court, according to the results of a poll released yesterday.
The poll also showed that Filipinos did not trust China much.
Philippine pollster Social Weather Stations said 81 per cent of Filipinos it surveyed backed last January’s decision to challenge Beijing’s claims in the South China Sea in the UN-backed tribunal. Continue reading “Filipinos back Manila’s move to confront China over South China Sea”