Unemployment benefit recipients up 9.11 percent in Q1 Society

Unemployment benefit recipients up 9.11 percent in Q1

The number of recipients of unemployment benefits nationwide rose by 9.11 percent to 378,000 people during the first quarter of 2020 as a large amount of businesses have been forced to suspend operation or go bankrupt by the wide-spreading novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Training classes lacking students Society

Training classes lacking students

As of August, only 15,000 of the 330,000 people eligible for unemployment allowances had enrolled in vocational training programmes, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.