• Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
    Tub-thumping Trump fans deaf to their own hypocrisy 
    I wish to thank Alf Haupt for explaining everything to us. When unemployment goes down under Obama it’s “ in spite of him”, but when it goes down under Trump it’s “because” of him. He offers us no explanation of why the excuses the Republicans gave for the economic improvements under Obama don’t apply to Trump.
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  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
    A little perspective for Trump’s triumphant supporters
    Dr Frank shows the absurdity of the Trump supporters for gloating about America’s low unemployment rate (“Justice undermined by a presidency built on lies”, October 9).
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  • 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.
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 01:00
    Obama deserves the credit, not Trump
    On what planet does JC Wilcox live? He writes (Letters, May 4) that under Barack Obama, America had record high unemployment when in reality the unemployment rate dropped from 9.2 per cent to 4.7 per cent when he was president.
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  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 06:59
    Which Asian Country has the Highest and Lowest Unemployment Rates
    Mongolia, Pakistan, Indonesia and Philippines have the highest employment rates in Asia. By contrast, Cambodia, Thailand and Laos post the lowest unemployment rates.
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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.
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:10
    Global stock markets gain as US indices end at records again
    Global stocks pushed higher Tuesday, with US indices again ending at records, as eurozone data showed unemployment falling to its lowest level since January 2009.
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  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 01:00
    Junta’s popularity at lowest level since 2014 coup: survey
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  • 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.
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:10
    Unemployment rate in Asian cities
    Kathmandu city has the highest rate of unemployment where as Phnom Penh records the lowest official unemployment rate in Asia.
  • 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.
  • 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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