Women presence in world of work: The Reality in rough numbers

Women presence in world of work: The Reality in rough numbers

Athough almost three-quarters of the Vietnamese female working-age population has been consistently contributing to the labour force for over two decades, Vietnamese women still face numerous barriers to employment equality – particularly following COVID-19, as they have been shown to be more susceptible to unemployment than men.
UK unemployment dips to 5.0%: official data

UK unemployment dips to 5.0%: official data

Britain's unemployment rate dipped to 5.0 percent in the three months to the end of January, remaining close to five-year highs on the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, official data showed Tuesday,
Balanced recovery to battle unemployment

Balanced recovery to battle unemployment

Although Vietnam is pursuing positive economic growth this year and next, it will have to find new ways to provide sufficient employment for millions of people currently out of work.
Returning workers face unemployment at home

Returning workers face unemployment at home

Overseas workers flying home to avoid the pandemic are beginning to feel the pinch of finding gainful employment in an ever-shrinking job market.
Graduate unemployment threatening new workforce

Graduate unemployment threatening new workforce

Thousands of young people in Vietnam are preparing to enter an extremely challenging labour market with job opportunities continuing to shrink.
From opera to bread line: Italy's surge in the 'new poor'

From opera to bread line: Italy's surge in the 'new poor'

ROME: Within 10 minutes, all the food was gone.
US economy creates 163,000 jobs, shielding Obama

US economy creates 163,000 jobs, shielding Obama

The US economy created a solid 163,000 jobs in July, official data showed Friday, helping President Barack Obama dull Republican attacks despite a slight uptick in the jobless rate.
Local and global economies offer very little warmth

Local and global economies offer very little warmth

The global economy is experiencing an increasingly tough time, with the impact of public debt storm in Europe reaching leading developing countries which are no longer the pillars of global growth.
January snowstorms cloud US jobs market

January snowstorms cloud US jobs market

US job creation slowed to a crawl in January as winter storms gripped broad swaths of the country, according to official data published Friday.