Long-term joblessness steadily increases

Pyongyang, November 12 (KCNA) — The number of long-term jobless people is on a steady increase in South Korea, according to a radio report from Seoul.

The number of the people who are denied jobs over a year reached more than 188,000 in the third quarter of this year or up 23 percent over the same period last year.

Disclosing the fact, the Hyundai Economics Institute in South Korea said the problem of joblessness has assumed a new dimension.

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