President has higher support than satisfaction rating: DPP poll

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/05/16
By: Lu Hsin-hui and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, May 16 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is supported by more than half of

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文)/CNA file photo

Taiwan’s adults but only around four in every 10 of them are satisfied with her performance, a poll by Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has found.

According to results of the poll released Wednesday, ahead of the second anniversary of her presidency on May 20, 54.9 percent of respondents said they supported Tsai, compared with 40 percent who did not.

Only 41.7 percent of respondents said they were satisfied with her performance, however, while 48.4 percent said they dissatisfied.

When asking what policy they were most satisfied with, 16.6 percent of respondents said long-term care, followed by pension reform (15.7 percent), childcare (8.7 percent), raising salaries or the minimum wage (8.2 percent), and building up the country’s indigenous defense industry capability (3.3 percent).    [FULL  STORY]

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