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Jobless figure nears one million in January

Update: March, 01/2013 - 07:27

HCM CITY (VNS) — There were 984,000 people unemployed in January, accounting for 2 per cent of the country's workforce, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Another 1.369 million workers are experiencing underemployment, the ministry said.

HCM City had the highest unemployment rate of 3.92 per cent, followed by Ha Noi at 2.15 per cent. — VNS

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