Connect with us

World

Only 1 out of 4 Australians trust China’s actions

Anukul

Published

 on 

PHOTO: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

A recent survey has indeed concluded that Australians trust in China has collapsed with only 23% saying they trust the communist nation’s actions on the world stage. The number has significantly dropped by about 30% in the last two years with some pointing to the recent diplomatic stoush between the two nations.

That battle has both countries sending threats over trading, with perceived racism during the Covid-19 towards China being named as one contributing factor. The Lowy Institute survey also revealed that while 51% of Australians trust the US, only 30% trust President Trump to act responsibly in the world.

The results came as Australia’s former PM accused the US president of being erratic, incendiary and inconsistent-and suggested that Beijing was engaged in “a series of overreactions” that was counter-productive.

The Lowy Institute survey also revealed that 59% of its respondents see climate change as a critical threat with anxieties about the global economy are increasing. The Lowy Institute’s poll of 2,448 Australian adults was conducted by the Social Research Centre between March 16 and 29, with a margin of error of about 2%.

SOURCE: The Guardian

 

Get more from The Thaiger

📱 Download our app on Android or iOS
👋 Have your say on our Thailand forums
🔔 Subscribe to our daily email newsletter
📺 Subscribe / Join YouTube for daily shows
👍 Like/Follow us on Facebook
🐦 FOLLOW us on Twitter
📷 FOLLOW us on Instagram

image

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. Avatar

    Michael Lewis

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 10:56 am

    Nothing new about Australian likes and dislikes.
    Australians have always been the champions of whingers. They don’t trust anyone, not even their own government, past, present and future.

  2. Avatar

    Rob Starmer

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 11:32 am

    That’s an enlightening comment Michael. Well done.

  3. Avatar

    malcolm hughes

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 12:12 pm

    Dotard & the Pekinese make good bed buddies, they’re as dodgy as each other. Put them in a dingy & cast them afloat I say.

  4. Avatar

    Marty

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 1:14 pm

    Can never Trust a Secret Communist Regime like CCP. No Transparency, Deny Any Accusations, Compulsive Liers , No Reflection on their people, they only know what ther allowed to hear. Australians not the only country award of this.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

My name is Anukul, I a writer for the Thaiger, I specialise in translation articles and social media, and assisting with our video production. I previously worked at Phuket Gazette and attended BIS international school in Phuket.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Best of12 hours ago

Top 5 Wine Bars in Bangkok with Delivery

Best of13 hours ago

The Best Bakeries in Bangkok with Delivery

Coronavirus (Covid-19)13 hours ago

More Pattaya people arrested drinking alcohol, violating Covid measures

Welcome back to Thailand!

Thaiger is getting behind local businesses for the restart of tourism in Thailand - up to 50% discounts across all advertising packages!

Best of13 hours ago

5 of the most appealing Phang Nga hotels

Phuket14 hours ago

“Phuket Sandbox” still on, provincial restrictions set after uptick in Covid-19

Thailand15 hours ago

Thailand News Today | Boss indictment, Pattaya arrests, bubble burst | July 27

image
Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Best of15 hours ago

Top 5 bars in Pattaya

Thailand15 hours ago

UPDATE: Dying Samut Prakan mother tells daughters to go to orphanage

Best of15 hours ago

Top 5 Thai restaurants in Krabi

Drugs15 hours ago

Hong Kong officials seize 61 kilograms of heroin shipped from Bangkok

Best of15 hours ago

Koh Pha Ngan’s 5 best resorts

North East16 hours ago

Couple “drops off” Covid infected 80 year old father at Korat temple, drive off

Coronavirus (Covid-19)16 hours ago

Phuket officials add new layers of restrictions, Central closed for 7 days

Thailand17 hours ago

Korat construction camp closed following Covid outbreak

Coronavirus (Covid-19)18 hours ago

Tuesday Covid Update: 14,150 new cases; provincial totals

Thailand5 months ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism5 months ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket5 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism5 months ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand5 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism5 months ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand6 months ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand6 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand6 months ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand6 months ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand6 months ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Southern floods, Face mask fines, Thai Air Asia woes | January 8

Trending