More than 84,000 people driven into poverty due to pandemic
Statistics indicate that 84,418 people are unemployed and suffering severe financial hardship across the country as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, including many who have been laid off from jobs in other countries.The figures were obtained by village authorities after they surveyed poor and ...
63,000 Unemployed in Laos During Covid-19 Pandemic
Laos has an estimated 63,000 unemployed, including those already in the country and migrant workers who have returned to Laos due to the Covid-19 pandemic.According to a report by the KPL, the unemployment rate in Laos is expected to increase by 20 percent.Head of the Employment Promotion ...
Vientiane authority to control unemployment rate at 2% of workforce
Lao govt aims to reduce the unemployment in Vientiane Capital to under 2% of its labor force by means of promoting jobs to 35,000 people in the market in 2018.More ...