WORLD S.Korean president's approval rating rises to 48.0 pct: poll

WORLD

S.Korean president's approval rating rises to 48.0 pct: poll

Xinhua

16:40, February 06, 2020

SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating rose this week, a weekly poll showed Thursday.

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According to the Realmeter survey, support for Moon gained 3.0 percentage points over the week to 48.0 percent this week.

The negative assessment on Moon's conduct of government affairs declined 2.5 percentage points to 47.8 percent.

Support for Moon's ruling Democratic Party climbed 3.4 percentage points to 41.9 percent this week, while approval score for the main conservative opposition Liberty Korea Party added 0.2 percentage points to 29.5 percent.

The minor progressive Justice Party won 5.0 percent of support, followed by the minor right-wing New Conservative Party with 3.8 percent and the minor conservative Bareun Future Party with 3.2 percent.

The results were based on a poll of 1,503 voters conducted from Monday to Wednesday. It had plus and minus 2.5 percentage points in margin of error with a 95 percent confidence level.

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