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Singapore: Labour recovery from Covid-19 shock cannot be left to market forces: Tharman

HANDLING the labour market shock wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic requires “high-quality and effective coordination”, said Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Tuesday, at the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) Singapore Perspectives 2021 conference. Singapore’s approach is not just to put people back at work as quickly as possible, but […]

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Singapore unemployment eases to 3.3% in November

SINGAPORE’S unemployment rates eased in November for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic hit. The overall unemployment rate fell to 3.3 per cent, down from the 3.6 per cent high of the preceding two months and the lowest rate since July, according to Manpower Ministry figures on Friday. The resident unemployment rate was 4.6 […]

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