Q1 unemployment rate drops: GSO Business

Q1 unemployment rate drops: GSO

Unemployment in the first quarter of 2022 shrank by 130,000 to around 1.3 million from the previous quarter, reflecting a labour market post-pandemic recovery, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
COVID-19 causes soaring unemployment in Laos World

COVID-19 causes soaring unemployment in Laos

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Laos’ unemployment rate to soar, with more than 400,000 people either losing their jobs or not finding new ones, according to the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU).
Labour market recovery looks toward flexible, safe adaptation Society

Labour market recovery looks toward flexible, safe adaptation

Although it is put under control, the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit all aspects of the social life, seriously affecting businesses and people. The labour market is facing a risk of crisis when unemployment and underemployment rates rise sharply and workers' incomes fall significantly.
Over 10.3 million workers receive financial assistance Society

Over 10.3 million workers receive financial assistance

Over 10.3 million workers affected by COVID-19 received more than 24.6 trillion VND (1.09 billion USD) in cash assistance from the unemployment insurance fund as of November 8, reported the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) on November 9.