This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

S. Korea's jobless rate falls to 4% in March

The overall rate was down from the 4.6 percent registered in February -- the highest for five years -- but slightly up on the 3.9 percent figure from a year ago, according to state-run Statistics Korea. 

South Korea's jobless rate falls

South Korea's jobless rate fell to 2.9 percent last month due to strong job creation in both manufacturing and service industries, a government report showed Wednesday.