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Q1 employment falls by 8,500; jobless rate rises to 2.3%: MOM

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Despite the decline in total employment, fewer workers were axed as the number of layoffs in the first quarter (4,800) was lower than in the fourth quarter of 2016 (5,440). 500 more words

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Unemployment could rise further, Swee Say warns

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

The Singapore economy is in transition, and the challenges ahead are “no less daunting” than those the country faced in the downturns of the last 20 years, said Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say on Friday. 608 more words

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The Hunchback of Notmuch Goingon

Fronds, how are we? It’s ya gurl, Rach, here with a blog post fresh out the kitchen, laden with shit writing and not much else. Wayoo! 370 more words

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Open Tomb and Open Doors

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Easter story, Christ’s rise from death.  Today’s passage talks about but that same day, but with time comes another understanding of these events.   365 more words


2016 job growth was strong in B.C., Ontario, while low oil prices and wildfire hammered Alberta

B.C. and Ontario saw Canada’s fastest growth in jobs in 2016, Statistics Canada reported Friday.

However, Alberta’s employment picture continued to be catastrophic. The province has been hammered by low oil prices, which fell in 2014, and by the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires. 270 more words


Pakistani Students want Jobs or Laptop

Hi, everyone, this topic is not new, but I want to know how much our new generation is facing this issue and how is it possible to resolve it. 52 more words

Jobless rate of Singaporeans in March 2017 stays flat at 3.5%

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Total unemployment, including foreigners, however, edged up to 2.3 per cent in March 2017, from 2.2 per cent three months ago.

THE jobless rate of Singaporeans and residents remained unchanged in March 2017 compared to December 2016, at a seasonally-adjusted 3.5 per cent and 3.2 per cent respectively, based on advance estimates released by the Ministry of Manpower on Friday. 111 more words

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