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Unemployed people look at the want ads for jobs at a voluntary labour market in downtown Qingdao city, eastern China's Shandong province, 22 October 2008.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008

Open quoteI can't afford to pay them all.Close quote

  • in Shandong, China — where nearly 700,000 people have lost their jobs this year — telling Chinese media that he, too, expects to have to lay off more workers as China's economy slows down
Photo: WU HONG / EPA | Source: BBC