• Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
    Asia must prepare today for tomorrow’s jobs
    Technology optimists argue that progress creates many more jobs than it destroys. They say fears over job losses are as misplaced as Luddite worries in the 19th century over the loss of jobs like horse and buggy driver or loom weaver.
  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
    Repeating 2018 budget ‘will hurt Philippine people’
    RE-ENACTING the 2018 national budget for next year will not only slow down economic growth as government spending gets reduced, but will also lead to job losses and push hundreds of thousands to poverty.
  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
    Reskilling urged to shore up jobs as AI sweeps in
    INTERVENTION by the government is needed as the labour market heads toward major job losses due to recent and future waves of technological innovation, a recent seminar has heard.
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 01:00
    Robots, AI will create, not steal jobs, says report
    ONGOING TECHNOLOGY advances in robotics and artificial intelligence in China are expected to create more employment opportunities than job losses, according to a report from British recruitment company Michael Page.
  • Sun, 12 Mar 2017 23:41
    US officials probe CIA contractors after intelligence leaks: report
    WASHINGTON - US authorities probing the recent leak of secret materials are focusing on past CIA contractors who may have been upset over job losses, the Wall Street Journal said Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:13
    S. Korea court to declare Hanjin Shipping bankrupt
    SEOUL - South Korea's Hanjin Shipping -- once the country's largest shipping company and the world's seventh biggest -- is expected to be declared bankrupt this month, a court said Thursday, resulting in thousands of job losses. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 04 Jan 2012 00:00
    Job losses from floods not too severe
    Employment was affected by the flood far less than feared, the Labour Ministry said yesterday.
  • Fri, 11 Nov 2011 00:00
    Industry reels from closures, high job losses
    The protracted flooding is expected to hit as many as 180 garment manufacturers nationwide, causing losses that cannot yet be estimated, but 100,000 workers will be immediately in jeopardy, as they are on daily wages.
  • Thu, 20 Oct 2011 00:00
    Activist calls on firms to help out
    The government should ask factories and companies not affected by the flooding to send volunteers to help beef up flood barriers around industrial parks at risk to prevent further job losses, well-known labour activist Vilaiwan Sae Tia said yesterday.
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