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Jobless rate in Brunei jumped to 9.3%

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Brunei’s unemployment rate rose to 9.3 per cent in 2017 from 6.9 per cent in 2014, latest available data from the Department of Statistics...
Singapore job market declined for the first time in 14 years

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Singapore's total working population, excluding foreign domestic workers, shrank for the first time since 2003 by an estimated 10,700 last year, according to preliminary...
Thailand tops “happy country” list for low unemployment, stable inflation

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Thailand is the world's happiest country, and Venezuela is the most miserable - this is the result of Bloomberg's newly released Misery Index which...
Thailand’s shadow economy among biggest globally

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Ever wondered why Thailand isn’t simply falling apart in its endless spiral of corruption, military coups, over-challenged governments, volatile economic environment, substandard education and...
Malaysia Airlines to terminate entire workforce (except 1)

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Troubled national carrier will begin the process of sacking its entire workforce via termination letters, to be sent out this Wednesday. The airliner will...
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Working long hours, not enough time to sleep, spend with your family or friends can lead to an unhealthy work-life balance. That's an issue...
Philippine unemployment rate at 7% in first quarter

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Unemployment rate in the Philippines has reached 7 per cent in the first quarter of 2014, representing 2.924 million unemployed people, lower than the...
Philippines may miss 2014 growth targets

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Despite the continued positive outlook by international rating agencies on the Philippine economy in 2014, two important developments, if left unchecked, could change their...
Philippine jobless number crosses 12 million

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Despite GDP growth of 7.2 per cent in 2013, the number of unemployed Filipinos in the last quarter of 2013 swelled dramatically. The jobless...
Indonesia’s population could reach 500 million by 2060

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Indonesia’s fast-growing population could reach 500 million by 2060, according to the statistics bureau for East Java province, creating problems in education, employment and...
Indonesia’s jobless rate seen at 6% in 2014

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The unemployment rate in Indonesia is forecast to ease to 6.03 per cent in 2014 from 6.25 per cent in August 2013. The Indonesian...
Typhoon disaster huge setback for Philippine economy

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The massive typhoon that battered the Philippines on November 8 causing widespread destruction and chaos will set back for years what has been a...
Infographic: How can the Philippines create 14.6m jobs?

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The Philippines needs to generate 14.6 million good jobs by 2016 to uplift the economic status of jobless and underemployed Filipinos as well as...
Vietnam shipbuilder slashes 14,000 jobs

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State-owned Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group, or Vinashin, announced on its website on September 16 that it will cut its workforce by 14,000 to 8,000....
World Bank: Philippines needs 14.6m jobs

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The Philippines needs to generate 14.6 million good jobs by 2016 to uplift the economic status of jobless and underemployed Filipinos as well as...
Philippine businesses urge to speed up reforms

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Local and foreign business groups in the Philippines on September 11 urged to speed up the passage of economic reform bills that would encourage...
Unemployment in Singapore on the rise

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Preliminary figures released on July 31 showed that the seasonally adjusted overall unemployment rate in Singapore was 2.1 per cent in June 2013. This is...
Indonesia to grant special tax incentives for ‘pioneers’

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Indonesia will offer “pioneering” businesses a tax holiday under a proposed plan to spur investment in under-developed industries, a senior official of the National...