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PMETs in Singapore facing tough job market

Figures in the latest quarterly report released by the Ministry of Manpower last week point to a recovering labour market.

Buoyed by a 3.6 per cent expansion in the economy last year, retrenchments in the first three months of this year hit a five-year low, while unemployment declined from the previous quarter.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 18, 2018, with the headline 'PMETs facing tough job market'. Print Edition | Subscribe