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  1. FILE PHOTO: Job seekers and recruiters gather at TechFair in Los Angeles

    US job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 percent

    U.S. employers likely maintained a strong pace of hiring in April while steadily increasing wages for workers, pointing to solid economic growth ...
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    US job creation slows as employers scrounge for labour

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    Fed raises interest rates, keeps policy outlook unchanged for 2018

    The Fed's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee increased the key lending rate to 1.25-1.5 percent, an increase of a quarter point.
  4. People walk past the skyline of Marina Bay central business district in Singapore

    Analysts boost Singapore's 2017 growth forecast to 2.3%: MAS survey

    Economists polled in the quarterly survey say they also expect the unemployment rate to be 2.4 per cent at year-end.
  5. Office workers walk to the train station during evening rush hour in the financial district of Sing

    Singapore's 2016 average resident unemployment rate highest since 2010

    This was in line with the estimated figures released by the Manpower Ministry in January.
  6. trump at boeing

    After stormy first month in office, Trump attempts reset with renewed jobs pitch

    During a visit to Boeing in South Carolina, President Donald Trump pitched himself as a champion of American jobs and industry. "This is our ...
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    Commentary: Why Asia would want Trump to succeed

    When Donald Trump is sworn in this Friday, he will be inheriting an economy that has been growing rather robustly. For Asia’s sake, let us hope ...
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    Why Italy said 'No' to Matteo Renzi

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's crushing defeat in a constitutional reform referendum cost him his job. What went wrong?
  9. Raffles Place crowd

    Long-term labour force participation rate on uptrend despite 2016's dip

    MOM says that after a sharp increase in labour force participation rate in 2015 to 68.3 per cent, the rate dropped to 68 per cent this year.
  10. Singapore worker

    Unemployment unchanged in Q3, but total employment shrinks

    The number of people employed fell by 3,300 in the third quarter, bringing Singapore’s total employment to 3.67 million in September.