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Singapore unemployment eases to 3.3% in November

There is still a need to look at a broader set of indicators to tell where the jobs market is headed: Josephine Teo

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Mrs Teo (centre), is accompanied by Mr Ng (right) on her visit to NTUC's Employment and Employability Institute on Jan 8; she warns against reading too much into unemployment figures alone.

Singapore

SINGAPORE'S unemployment rates eased in November, for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic hit, in what economists see as a promising sign of labour market stabilisation.

The overall unemployment rate fell to 3.3 per cent, down from the 3.6 per cent high of the...

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