World Leaders Seek Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s Advice

17D50B3F-D5A2-49F2-82B1-32AE3FFB6DCCPARIS, France (The Adobo Chronicles, Berlin Bureau) – While the Liberal Party and other Opposition groups are celebrating the drop in Rodrigo Duterte’s satisfaction and trust ratings as per the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, world leaders have been calling the Philippine President for advice.

The survey showed that Duterte’s net satisfaction rating dipped to 48 percent in September compared to last June’s 66 percent.  His trust rating also declined to 73 percent from last June’s 82 percent. 22294D83-6E55-4ED9-9ACB-F956AA773391

Still, Duterte has the highest ratings compared to the most influential of world leaders.

French President Emmanuel Macron’s satisfaction rating is 36 percent. British Prime Minister Theresa May earned a 34 percent satisfaction rate. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a July approval rating of 34.2 percent. The latest rating for German Chancellor Angela Merkel was 34 percent. Donald Trump’s approval rating is currently at 32 percent.

During the phone calls with Duterte, the world leaders sought advice on how to increase their satisfaction and trust ratings among their respective constituents.

Duterte’s advice? “Just be true to yourself.”

Great advice.




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