[In the news] PNoy rating dips because of poverty, hunger – labor group -thepoc.net

PNoy rating dips because of poverty, hunger – labor group
Angeli Sabillo,thepoc.net
29 April 2012

Labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU)scored President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday, implying that the recent dip in his satisfactory ratings was because of his failure to ease hunger and poverty in the country.

In the Social Weather Station’s survey conducted last March 10 to 13, revealed that the Aquino administration’s net satisfaction dropped from “very good” (+56) in December 2011 to “good” (+46).

KMU chairperson Elmer “Bong” Labog said it is the “failure to give the public some form of relief from the soaring prices of petroleum products as well as of basic goods and services” that resulted in the dip in satisfaction rating of the government.

“Dissatisfaction with the president on the issue of prices is closely linked with his failure to provide workers and the poor with types of relief from hunger and poverty, such a a substantial wage increase,” he added.

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