THE M3: JUNE S'PORE UNEMPLOYMENT

The Macau Metro Monitor, July 29, 2011

SINGAPORE'S JOBLESS RATE RISES 2.1% IN JUNE Channel News Asia

S'pore's unemployment rate rose to 2.1% in June from 1.9% in March as employment growth slows and graduates enter the job market.  Total employment grew by 22,800 in Q2 - about 20% lower compared to the previous quarter of 28,300.  Services led the growth with jobs gains within the retail, F&B and hospitality industries.