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Employment grew in Q3 2019, but so did unemployment: MOM

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Employment grew in the third quarter this year as the economy picked up slightly, even as unemployment, including long-term unemployment, crept up, according to a Manpower Ministry report on Thursday.

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EMPLOYMENT grew in the third quarter this year as the economy picked up slightly, even as unemployment, including long-term unemployment, crept up, according to a Manpower Ministry report on Thursday.

One plausible cause is that employers are hiring more cautiously, as...