korea's job growth showed signs of pickingup pace last month,... with the number of new jobs added from a year ago coming in at300-thousand. that... puts the total number of employedat around 26 million. statistics korea says... the rise came fromthe manufacturing and welfare-related service sectors.job growth had been slowing for the previous two months.the youth unemployment rate, however, rose one-point-one percentage points in march froma year earlier to eleven-point-eight percent. this marks a record-high figure for the monthof march. the agency attributes the higher youth joblessrate to a rise in the number of the young
people attempting to enter into the job market.