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Spain jobless rate falls to 22.7%

"Never in Spain`s economic history have so many jobs been created in a single quarter," Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in a televised speech after the figures were released.

Spain sees slight increase in first quarter jobless

Spain`s already high unemployment rose slightly in the first quarter, official data showed Thursday, in a bleak reminder of the challenges the country faces as it seeks to cement a fragile economic recovery.

Spain's jobless numbers slide in June: official data

Spain`s overall unemployment rate rose to 25.93 percent in the first quarter of 2014 from 25.73 percent in the previous three months.

Spain posts drop in unemployment

Employment rose by 149,000 to 16.78 million in the April-June period, with the labor force participation rate at 59.54 percent.

Ranks of jobless in Spain edge closer to 5 mn

Over the 12 months ending Nov 30, the ranks of the unemployed rose by 487,355, or 11.02 percent.

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.