• Tue, 26 Dec 2017 09:31:56
    Japan jobless rate lowest since 1993
    Japan's unemployment rate in November dipped to its lowest level since November 1993, official data showed Tuesday, offering another sign that the world's third-largest economy is on track to recovery even if the place is slow.
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  • Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Rise in jobless rate bucks recovery trend
    THE unemployment rate edged up to 1.2 per cent of the workforce in the third quarter, bucking a trend of an uptick in broad economic indicators showing momentum in the economy.
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 18:31:15
    Thailand experiences jobless recovery
    The unemployment rate in the third quarter rose by 1.2 per cent, higher than the 0.9 per cent increase in the third quarter last year, said Porametee Vimolsiri, secretary general of the National Economic and Social Development Board, a state think-tank agency.
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  • Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Unemployment rate rises 1.3% in October
    THE NUMBER of jobless rose 1.3 per cent year on year to 481,000 in October, the National Statistics Office Thailand (NSO) reported.
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Sleepless in India as alarm bells ring in Modi’s economy
    Who is sleeping well in India in these days of economic gloom and the terrifying spectre of joblessness?
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Graduates hit by spike in jobless rate
    THE jobless rate among new graduates spiked in the second quarter of this year even as economic growth picked up speed, highlighting a challenge for policymakers as employers cry out for the multi-skilled workers needed to underpin a technology-driven transition in the economy.
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:16:36
    Jobless with degrees rises again to 220,000
    The unemployment rate among new graduates spiked in the second quarter of this year despite the acceleration of Thailand’s economic growth.
  • Sun, 28 May 2017 19:25:51
    2.6 million Bangladeshi youths jobless
    DHAKA - Government survey finds employment scenario nearly unchanged since 2013; independent expert says number could be higher
  • Sat, 27 May 2017 01:00:00
    Jobless up, but baht strongest in 2 years
    THE UNEMPLOYMENT rate in the first quarter went up slightly to 1.2 per cent, from 0.97 per cent in fourth quarter of last year, but the baht reached its strongest value in almost two years yesterday.
  • Mon, 12 Sep 2016 01:00:00
    Philippine unemployment, jobless rates fall to 11-year lows in July
    AMID a growing economy, the share to the labor force of Filipinos without jobs as well as those looking for better employment both dropped in July to 11-year lows, the government said.
  • Fri, 29 Jul 2016 01:00:00
    Korean jobless men have hard time getting married
    Jobless South Korean men in their late 20s and early 30s stay single against their will.
  • Wed, 20 Jul 2016 01:00:00
    Jobless rate shines spotlight on education system
    INCREASING unemployment in Thailand during the past few months reflects the lack of new investment in the country while most industries still lack skilled labour, showing the failure of the country’s education sector, according to the Federation of Thai I
  • Fri, 10 Jun 2016 16:40:00
    Philippine jobless rate down in April
    MANILA - The unemployment rate in April declined from a year ago as the election campaign season created jobs, but the government Thursday expressed concern over high unemployment among the young population as well as an increase in the number of underemp
  • Sat, 19 Mar 2016 12:58:00
    Still looking for work 6 months after losing job
    SINGAPORE - After he heard the dreaded news in 2014 that the plant he was working in will be closed down, Chua G.C., as he prefers to be known, put on a brave front at home, keeping the news from his wife and child.
  • Tue, 01 Mar 2016 01:00:00
    Hundreds of thousands of farm workers left jobless because of drought: NESDB
    THE DROUGHT crisis left almost 500,000 people jobless in the agricultural sector last year and many would require continual government support, said the Office of National Economic and Social Development Board.
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