South Korean President’s approval rating rises
South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s approval rating gained 1.0 percentage point to 42.7 per cent in September, a weekly poll revealed.
The negative assessment on Mr Moon’s conduct of state affairs fell 0.1 percentage point to 54.4 per cent, according to the Realmeter survey. Support for Mr Moon’s ruling Democratic Party lost 0.1 percentage to 32.6 per cent last week, Xinhua news agency reported.
The main conservative opposition People Power Party garnered 37.1 percent of support last week, up 1.8 percentage points from the previous week.
The minor centre-right People’s Party won a 7.4 percent approval score, followed by the minor centre-left Open Democratic Party with 6.9 percent and the minor progressive Justice Party with 3.5 per cent.
The result was based on a survey of 2,520 voters conducted from September 6 to 10. It had plus and minus 2.0 percentage points in margin of error with a 95 percent confidence level.