MANILA, Philippines – A vast majority of Filipinos agree with the Philippine’s decision to stand up to China over the issue of the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
Dr. Mahar Mangahas, Social Weather Stations (SWS) President, presented the results of their survey commissioned by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Monday, which showed that a large majority are aware and agree with the government’s actions against China’s increasingly aggressive territorial claims.
Asked about the Philippine’s filing of an arbitration case against China before the United Nations (UN), 62 percent of the respondents said they strongly agree, while 20 percent said they
On whether the Philippines should seek help from other nations regarding China’s strengthening of its military forces in the West Philippine Sea, 56 percent said they strongly agree, while 24 percent said they somewhat agree.
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