By: Sophia Yeh and Y.F. Low
Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Eleven months after the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) returned to power, almost 60 percent of the public is dissatisfied with its performance, while President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) approval rating remains below 40 percent, according to a monthly poll released Monday.
In the Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation survey, 59.1 percent of the respondents said they were unhappy with the performance of the DPP, which is in control of both the executive and legislative branches, compared with 35 percent who said they were satisfied.
Meanwhile, 46 percent said they disagreed with Tsai’s handling of state affairs, including her policies and top personnel appointments, and only 38.6 percent expressed approval, according to the survey. [FULL STORY]