Egyptian-China industrial zone may get $5-bln investments

Egyptian-Chinese industrial zone in Ain Sokhna may attract $5 billion investments. About 100 companies are expected to set up their operations in the zone paving the way for creation of employment opportunities for about 30,000 people.

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South Africa Unemployment Rate Declines to 24.5% in Q4

South Africa's unemployment rate drops to 24.5% in the fourth quarter due to increased employment in the finance industry which offsets job losses in agriculture and construction sector. But with the major sectors laying off jobs, and the cost cutting of the government will sure make the unemployment rate will rise again.

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Cornwall Ranked Second In Digital Community Growth, Refered to as The California of The UK

The England’s county of Cornwall is being reported to have substantial growing tech community as it ranks second for growth in the UK. The region is still striving to achieve better growth with the improvement of funding and workers’ skills.

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Robots, Automation and Artificial Intelligence to replace Human Jobs According to The World Economic Forum

With the advancement of technologies, businesses would prefer robots or artificial intelligence as workers. However, the industries would still need growing numbers of certain skilled workers.

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Women Rules The Education Scenario In Many Countries: Does The Professional World Reflect The Same?

Today, women set their fight straight and groom themselves with the right education to face the competitive world. They create their own space in this aggressive professional industry but do they receive equal facilities as compared with men?

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Drop in Unemployment Rate Is Not Enough to Calm Market with Higher Interest Rates

There may be a big drop in unemployment rate, but U.S. still fails to calm markets with the big possibility that the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates. According to Telegraph UK, U.S. unemployment rate dropped to a seven-year-low last month. According to data from the US Labor Department, unemployment rate went down 5.1pc in August, the lowest it has been since April 2008. This is also a level that the Fed considers to indicate "full employment."

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US construction spending at 7-year high

The US construction sector recorded an encouraging spending of $1.08 trillion, a 0.7 percent monthly growth, indicating a seven-year high. The July data from the US Commerce Department has not only boosted the market sentiment but also gave an indication of robust economic activity in the third quarter.

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Ex-US Treasury Secretary urges Federal Reserve to not make the 'Serious Error' of Raising Interest Rates

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers claims that the aggressive sell-off on the global markets can lead to "a very serious situation" and raising interest rates could be a big mistake.

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Senior workers can remain significant for tomorrow's work

When it comes to jobs, there are variations in the gender, race, color, and most of all the age. Wherever you look there are older workers who got old working in a certain company or already at that age and was still able to work because of his knowledge and skills.

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Fed rate hike seen with steady July jobs growth

Based on the July jobs data, the United States may be headed for an interest rate hike, a sign the economy is in good health.

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A new Coalition of the Willing fights another war: unemployment

Some of the top American companies have joined hands to form the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative with a commitment to create economic opportunities for the youth of America. It aims to be the country's largest employer-led coalition with a goal to provide 100,000 young people with employment opportunities by the end of 2018.

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U.S. housing data, sturdy jobs market buoy growth outlook

Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rose for a fourth straight month in April to a nine-year high, buoying the outlook for the housing market and the overall economy.

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U.S. private sector adds 169,000 jobs in April: ADP

U.S. private employers added 169,000 jobs last month, the fewest since January 2014 and far below economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.

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China unveils new incentives to boost employment

China's cabinet unveiled new measures on Friday to boost employment, offering more flexible tax breaks to companies to hire the jobless, preferential loans and incentives for farmers and new graduates.

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U.S. factory activity growth slows in April: Markit

Expansion in the U.S. manufacturing sector weakened in April as growth in output and new orders fell, according to an industry report released on Friday.

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