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Jobless Malaysians Highest in a Decade, So What's Next?

Laurence Todd, Head of Research & Development, IDEAS

12-May-20 07:15

Jobless Malaysians Highest in a Decade, So What's Next?

In March, the number of unemployed persons rose to over 600,000, which Chief Statistician Datuk Seri Dr. Uzir Mahidin said is the highest unemployment rate in a decade.

Laurence Todd, Head of Research & Development at the think-tank IDEAS, discusses govt policy, youth unemployed and the potential for rehiring as lockdown ends.

Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Roshan Kanesan, Noelle Lim, Khoo Hsu Chuang

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Tags:  unemploymentworkjobemployeremployeesCovid-19Malaysiapartial lockdownMCOCMCOGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingEconomy, MarketsPolitics, News, Current Affairs


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