Q4 jobless rate drops to 1.64% as virus curbs eased

Thailand’s unemployment rate in the fourth quarter fell to its lowest level since the pandemic and the jobs situation should improve further with restrictions easing and more foreign tourists returning, the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) said on Monday.

The impact of the Omicron variant, which has seen record high cases in recent days, has not been significant, allowing economic activity in the Southeast Asian country to continue, the agency said.

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