KUALA LUMPUR: The high unemployment rate among youth - at 10.9% today - is not something unusual, considering that Malaysia is a developing country, according to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
FRANKFURT, July 1 — Unemployment in Germany held steady in June, official data showed today, after the measure rose off historic lows for the first time in almost six years the previous month.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): Malaysia is seeing more job vacancies for high- and mid-skilled positions, with vacancies for low-skilled positions hitting a two-year low, says MIDF Research.
STOCKHOLM: Swedes are the world champions in mutual fund saving.
PARIS, May 16 — French President Emmanuel Macron received a boost today from figures showing unemployment at a 10-year low, but the 8.7-per cent rate is still much higher than in other European heav...
LONDON, May 2 — The Bank of England looks set to leave interest rates on hold today and keep its options open for later in the year when it announces its first policy decision since the postponement...
LONDON: The Bank of England looks set to leave interest rates on hold on Thursday and keep its options open for later in the year when it announces its first policy decision since the postponement of Britain's departure from the European Union
BRUSSELS, April 30 — The eurozone economy expanded by a better than forecast 0.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2019, official data showed today, dampening talk that a recession in Europe is aroun...
VEENA Kumari is a typical Narendra Modi voter: a 52-year-old housewife.
Iraq's parliament voted on April 17 to ban popular online video games including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, citing their "negative" influence especially on the young in a country long plagued by real-life bloodshed.
BRUSSELS, April 1 — Inflation in the eurozone slowed in March, data showed today, amid worries that the European economy is cooling as the effects of Brexit finally take a toll.
MENE GRANDE, March 22 — Greasy slicks continue to darken the ground in Mene Grande, a modest town where Venezuela's oil boom was born more than a century ago.
SYDNEY: Australian employment surged in January, led by full-time roles, suggesting the Reserve Bank has more time to assess whether the economy needs an interest-rate cut.
SINGAPORE, Feb 2 — Although labour trends in the final quarter of last year were mixed, with a slight rise in unemployment rates from the previous quarter and the same period a year ago, the labour...
SINGAPORE, Jan 13 — While Singapore's economic restructuring efforts have borne fruit, it is a marathon with no finish line, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday.
PETALING JAYA: The economy is slowing but a recession is not on the horizon, Deputy International Trade and Industry (Miti) Minister, Ong Kian Ming (pix) said today.
COMMENT | There seems to have been an increase in the number of opinion pieces and articles prognosticating a gloomy future for the Malaysian economy in 2019.