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Hong Kong's unemployment rate rises to highest since 2009

Jobless rate jumps to 5.2%; unemployment in consumption and tourism surges to 9%, a 15-year high

Hong Kong

HONG KONG'S jobless rate rose for a seventh straight month to the highest in more than a decade, as the economy remains mired in recession amid the coronavirus pandemic and braces for the prospect of renewed political unrest.

The jobless rate for the February-to-April...

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