Breaking news: Overall & resident unemployment rate down compared to May, citizens’ remained unchanged

 – increased from 2.8 (Mar) to 4.0 (Jun) (non-seasonally adjusted) – unemployed citizens increased by 24,200 or 41.5% from 58,300 (Mar) to 82,500 (Jun) (non-seasonally adjusted)
Unemployed residents increased by 26,600 or 40.9% from 65,000 (Mar) to 91,600 (Jun) (non-seasonally adjusted)
“Job market continues recovery in Q2; global headwinds such as inflation can dampen demand” (ST, Jul 29)Social Service Workers - 2022-07-19T201255.643

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Leong Sze Hian has served as the president of 4 professional bodies, honorary consul of 2 countries, an alumnus of Harvard University, authored 4 books, quoted over 1500 times in the media , has been a radio talkshow host, a newspaper daily columnist, Wharton Fellow, SEACeM Fellow, columnist for theonlinecitizen and Malaysiakini, executive producer of Ilo Ilo (40 international awards), Hotel Mumbai (associate producer), invited to speak more than 200 times in about 40 countries, CIFA advisory board member, founding advisor to the Financial Planning Associations of 2 countries. He has 3 Masters, 2 Bachelors degrees and 13 professional  qualifications.