• Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    Jobless millions to haunt world’s biggest election
    Vishal Chowdhary is young, bright and armed with an MBA. But he has spent two years struggling to find work in India’s sluggish jobs market – a major headache for Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of looming elections.
  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 01:00
    Age of robots
    With more and more industries embracing automation and robotics, many people now face the risk of losing their jobs. This trend will make more than half the workforce jobless over the next two decades in Thailand, according to the United Nations International Labour Organisation.
  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:31
    US unemployment falls to 48-year low in September
    The US jobless rate tumbled in September to its lowest level since December 1969, even as job creation slowed, likely due in part to Hurricane Florence, the government reported Friday.
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Lack of papers leaves many Rohingya jobless
    MANY MUSLIM migrants living in Nakhon Si Thammarat province cannot work legally because they do not have nationality verification documents.
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 10:46
    Two jobless women arrested over throat-slash killing of salon owner
    Two unemployed women were arrested early on Tuesday for allegedly robbing a beauty salon owner in Samut Prakan province before making off with gold ornaments and cash worth about Bt46,000.
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  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00
    Nation’s shrinking workforce troubles planners even as jobless rate stays low
    THE country’s unemployment rate edged up to 1.2 per cent last year, due to an uneven economic recovery and the impact of technological advances, but the rate remained low, the top planning agency said.
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 09:31
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.
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