[WASHINGTON] The coronavirus pandemic has hit the United States harder than any other country, sending unemployment skyrocketing and undoing the lives of countless Americans. Meet three of them....

[WASHINGTON] Unemployed US workers filed 3.2 million new claims for jobless benefits last week as the coronavirus pandemic continued to ravage the world's largest economy, but there is evidence...

[WASHINGTON] Like a global tsunami, the coronavirus pandemic has caused a huge loss of life and taken a massive economic toll.

LAYOFFS and unemployment are expected to rise in Singapore this year, in spite of a massive fiscal shot in the arm, the central bank said in a report on Tuesday, as it gauged the fallout from the...

[TOKYO] Japan's March jobless rate rose to its highest in a year, while job availability slipped to a more than three-year low, official data showed on Tuesday, as the coronavirus outbreak and...

[DOHA] Millions of migrant workers across the Gulf face uncertainty as host countries lock down, employers withhold wages or mull redundancies, and strict coronavirus containment measures lead to...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump downplayed warnings that the US unemployment rate could spike to 20 per cent due to the coronavirus pandemic, saying on Tuesday the economy is "nowhere near...

[WELLINGTON] Air New Zealand announced on Monday it will cut the carrier's long-haul capacity by 85 per cent and impose redundancies as it shrinks to a skeleton operation in response to the...

[SYDNEY] Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Friday it was closing its Vancouver cabin crew base, laying off 147 crew members, as part of an ongoing business review.

[BENGALURU] Wells Fargo & Co is planning to eliminate about 700 workers in Manila, Philippines, and move a portion of these roles to India that already houses nearly 12,000 tech employees, the...