Jobless rises to over 1.1 mln in Q2 amid COVID-19 Society

Jobless rises to over 1.1 mln in Q2 amid COVID-19

Vietnam’s labour market continues to be severely affected by the recent resurgence of Covid-19, with the number of unemployed people in the first six months of this year rising to over 1.1 million, a surge of more than 100,000 year-on-year.
Thailand warns risk of increasing jobless amid economic woes World

Thailand warns risk of increasing jobless amid economic woes

The number of unemployed workers in Thailand reached 2.5 million in the first half of 2020, and will keep growing next year if state stimulus packages are not strong enough to battle economic woes, according to the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) of Thailand.