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HK protests have caused 100 restaurants to close

Around 2,000 employees affected as a result.

Unemployment rate expected to stay at 3.3% next year

The total number employed is projected to increase by 200,000 to 15.3 million next year.

Iraq forces open fire on dozens of protesters in Baghdad

Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi says turmoil can lead to ‘destruction of entire state’.

Australian unemployment rises as workforce swells to new record

Unemployment above 5.2% forecast by economists, statistics bureau data shows.

Syed Saddiq opposes raising retirement age

Youth minister says the priority should be on jobs for the 500,000 unemployed young people in Malaysia.

Make good use of unemployment

Follow these steps to make the most of your time during a phase of unemployment.

Blame education system for unemployment among youths, says MTUC

MTUC secretary-general J Solomon says there is a dire need to encourage youths to take up jobs immediately after exams to fill vacancies for unskilled jobs now taken up by foreign workers.

‘Can’t be choosy’: Brazil’s jobless take any work they can get

A look at the unemployment crisis affecting the citizens of the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.

On Raya eve, Najib takes potshots over inquest, performance of ministers

The former prime minister rues withdrawal of lawyer from inquest, asks where is the justice for fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.

Ringgit opens lower against US dollar

The Ringgit opens at 4.1670/1700 compared with 4.1620/1670 against the greenback. 

30,000 unemployed? Time to become more competitive

Although the HR Minister disputes this figure, employees should up their game and find ways to become more relevant in regard to their job skills.

India’s Congress promises to halve unemployment: Kashmir plan criticised

India's National Congress party and ruling party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are constantly in heated competition to deliver election promises.

UK unemployment rate hits 44-year low

Economists say the labour market update painted a bright picture, despite a slowing economy with Britain scheduled to leave the EU next week.

China’s industrial output slows, unemployment rises

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang last week laid out a lower growth target of 6-6.5% this year, from 6.6% growth in 2018.

Nobody knows anything about India’s huge elections

India is the most diverse country in the world, and each state has its own hot-button issues.

Labour market to remain stable for 2019, says research house

Most of the job vacancies in 2018 were contributed by the manufacturing, agriculture, services and construction sectors, says MIDF Research.

Jobless millions to haunt India election

The government's failure to create enough jobs is a key issue for voters in the polls.

In Gaza, women walk thin line between hope and despair

Israel and Egypt's tight restrictions have devastated Gaza's economy and left many of its women struggling to find work after graduating from college.

Handout plans for Indonesia’s unemployed could spark backlash for Jokowi

The country's employment ranks among southeast Asia's highest, and makes up about 5% of the population.

India’s unemployment rate hit 45-year high in 2017-2018

Just months before an election, a government survey showed India's unemployment rate had risen to a 45 year high.

US adds huge 312,000 jobs in December; unemployment rises to 3.9%

Employers added a whopping 312,000 positions for the month and wages rose steadily, gaining 3.2% for the year.

US job creation roars in December, says survey

The survey comes a day before Washington is due to release its more closely-watched monthly report.

It’s not about high or low wages but a question of...

Unemployment among the educated is high because our economy isn't growing and moving up the value chain fast enough.

Automation behind bulk of job losses this year, says Socso

Socso says the manufacturing and construction industries recorded the highest number of job losses in 2018.