US unemployment rate holds steady in April May 6, 2022

from World Business Report· ·

The BBC's Michelle Fleury joins us to explain the latest US unemployment figures. Also in the programme, 2000 trade unions in Sri Lanka have participated in a nation-wide strike, with employees calling in sick and out on the streets across the country. Our reporter Archana Shukla gives us the latest from Colombo. On Monday, voters in the Philippines will head to the polls to choose a successor to President Rodrigo Duterte, who can't run again due to term limits. The BBC's Karishma Vaswani in Manila explains what the key issues will be for voters. And Martyn Williams has a report …



The BBC's Michelle Fleury joins us to explain the latest US unemployment figures. Also in the programme, 2000 trade unions in Sri Lanka have participated in a nation-wide strike, with employees calling in sick and out on the streets across the country. Our reporter Archana Shukla gives us the latest from Colombo. On Monday, voters in the Philippines will head to the polls to choose a successor to President Rodrigo Duterte, who can't run again due to term limits. The BBC's Karishma Vaswani in Manila explains what the key issues will be for voters. And Martyn Williams has a report about the English film enthusiasts who are working to bring back 35mm projectors.