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Turmoil likely to push jobless rate

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Political turmoil may increase the unemployment rate this year to 1% of the workforce, up from 0.7-0.8% reported in 2013. 

The jobless rate may rise to 1% this year, according to the FTI. THANARAK KHOONTON

The protests could delay fresh investments in both the public and private sectors, said Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) vice-chairman Thanit Sorat.

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