Yingluck Shinawatra gains in confidence: ABAC Poll

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BANGKOK, 11 March 2012 (NNT) – A recent survey conducted by ABAC poll shows most people believe that Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s leadership skills have improved and that the current government’s stability is in rather high to highest levels. At the same time, they wish to see the government address the issue of high goods prices.

ABAC Poll Director Noppadol Kannika revealed results of the public opinion survey on the government’s strength and solutions to national problems. The survey found that the majority, or 76.4% of the respondents, viewed the current government as highly stable. Meanwhile, 46.8% stated that they have seen an improvement in the PM’s leadership skills, while 30.1% have noticed no difference, and 23.1% think her leadership skills has worsened.

Asked which of the two topics namely the charter amendment and the higher cost of living is causing them greater concern, 63.9% of the respondents said they were worried more about the increasing goods prices and cost of living while 24% showed greater concern over possible conflicts which may arise from the attempt to amend the constitution. As to their awareness of the government efforts to alleviate these problems, 61.8% stated that they had little knowledge on the issue whereas only 38.2% were aware about it.

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