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Hong Kong's July-September Unemployment At Near 16-Year High, Pressure Remains

The unemployment rate for the consumption- and tourism-related sectors combined surged by 0.8 percentage point to 11.7% in July-September, its highest since the SARS onslaught of 2003.

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Hong Kong's Nov-Jan Unemployment Rate Rises To 3.4%, Highest In Three Years

Hong Kong's economy contracted for the first time in a decade in 2019 as violent anti-government protests and the Sino-U.S. trade dispute took more steam out of the economy.

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Indian Job Seekers Prefer Canada & UK For Work

While looking for employment abroad, there is greater demand for jobs in the STEM sector

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Indian Labour More Interested In Freelancing Work: Indeed

The leading sector in terms of job flexibility, as data from Indeed indicates, is the Service sector, with the role of Examiner offering flexible work arrangements in 75.2 percent of all job postings

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Bullish US Federal Reserve Holds Interest Rates Steady, Downplays Economic Weakness

The US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and downplayed weak first-quarter economic growth while emphasising the strength of the labour market, in a sign it was still on track for two more rate rises this year

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Fed's Janet Yellen Says Case For Interest Rate Hike Has Strengthened

The case for a US interest rate hike has strengthened in recent months because of improvements in the labour market and expectations for solid economic growth, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday

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