85.2%民眾支持蔡英文的「四個必須」| Eight in ten Taiwan people support ‘four must’ pledge

President Tsai Ing-wen is seen following her New Year’s Day speech on Jan. 1, 2019. According to the survey on “People’s Views on Policy Talks across the Taiwan Strait,” her popularity has now climbed to 48.4 percent, a record high over the last 12 months. (NOWnews)

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A new survey released by the Cross-Strait Policy Association on Jan. 9 indicates that as many as eight in ten people support President Tsai Ing-wen’s “four must” pledge for the development of cross-strait relations. The survey on “People’s Views on Policy Talks across the Taiwan Strait” also shows that her popularity has climbed to 48.4 percent, a record-high number over the last 12 months.

兩岸政策協會今(9)日公布「民眾對蔡習兩岸政策談話的看法」民調,結果顯示,高達85.2%的民眾支持英文對於兩岸關係發展提出的「四個必須」主張,不支持者僅佔10.9%。而蔡英文的支持度也一路攀升到48.4%,創一年來的新高。

In response to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech on cross-strait relations on Jan. 1, more than 80.9 percent of respondents said they disapprove of China’s “one country, two systems,” with only 13.7 percent of respondents in favor of the constitutional principle.

針對中國國家主席習近平,日前對於兩岸關係發表的談話,有超過80.9%的民眾不贊成中國提出的「一國兩制」主張,贊成者僅佔13.7%。

Regarding China’s refusal to abandon the use of force against Taiwan, as many as 82.4 percent of respondents believe that this stance isn’t beneficial to cross-strait relations. Still, 12.5 percent of respondents believe that the use of force can be dissuasive.

對於中共不承諾放棄對台使用武力,高達82.4%的國人認為此舉對兩岸關係沒有幫助,僅有12.5%的受訪者認為有幫助。

In addition, 68.5 percent of respondents believe that the “one China (People’s Republic of China, PRC) principle” proposed by China doesn’t leave any space for the Republic of China (ROC). Only 25.5 percent of respondents think that there is still room for co-existence.

此外,有68.5 percent的民眾認為,中共提出的「一個中國(中華人民共和國)原則」裡有沒有中華民國存在的空間。僅25.5%的民眾認為還有一點存在空間。

More than 55 percent of respondents think that there isn’t any “1992 consensus” across the two sides of the Taiwan Strait, compared to 34.1 percent of respondents who believe that such consensus has never existed in the first place.

有55.7%民眾認為兩岸之間沒有九二共識,而有34.1%民眾認為有九二共識。

In addition, the survey shows that 78 percent of respondents support the cross-strait political consultation envisioned by Tsai Ing-wen, stressing that Taiwan people should authorize and supervise such negotiation process, while 15.4 percent are opposed to such precondition.

另外,民調顯示,有78%民眾支持蔡英文兩岸政治協商應該經過台灣人民的授權和監督,由兩岸政府對政府進行的主張,僅有15.4%民眾不支持。

Meanwhile, up to 85.2 percent of respondents supports Tsai Ing-wen’s “four musts” pledge for the development of cross-strait relations, with 10.9 percent seems to oppose it. As for the “three shields” proposed by Tsai Ing-wen, 87.3 percent of respondents said they agree with her proposal, while 9.4 percent said they disapprove her.

而高達85.2%的民眾支持蔡英文對於兩岸關係發展提出的「四個必須」主張,不支持者僅佔10.9%。至於蔡英文提出的兩岸交流三道防護網作法,有87.3 percent民眾表示贊成,不贊成者僅佔9.4%。

What’s more? The poll evaluated the response of President Tsai Ing-wen following Xi Jinping’s speech on cross-strait relations: 61.6 percent of respondents said they were satisfied, while another 28.2 percent were dissatisfied.

此外,民調中也問到民眾對於蔡英文總統回應習近平兩岸關係談話的內容及表現,61.6%民眾感到滿意,不滿意者為28.2%。

Regarding her overall performance, 48.4 percent were supportive compared to 46.7 percent who disapproved her, meaning that Xi Jinping’s “Report to Taiwan Compatriots” has enabled Tsai Ing-wen to rebound in polls.

而對蔡英文整體表現,支持者有48.4%,不支持者有46.7%,習近平一席「告台灣同胞書」讓蔡英文民調起死回升。

The telephone poll was conducted Jan. 5-6 among 1,074 adults. It had a margin of error of plus or minus 2.99 percentage points and a 95 percent confidence level.

該訪問係於今年1月5至6日進行訪問,成功訪問1,074位成年人。在95%的信心水準下,抽樣誤差為正負2.99%。

Translated by DB | 記者林人芳/台北報導