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i was reading the news on Reuters and they have this update on the number of job cuts projected globally as a direct result of cost cutting measures by firms in response to the global economic slowdown. since the beginning of September a total of 265000 jobs are reported to be cut across the globe. the major ones are British Telecom with 10000 jobs. Rio Tinto the mining giant with 14000 jobs, HP with 24600 jobs, AT&T with 12000 jobs and Sony Corp with 16000 jobs.

and this is not including the proposed 50000 job cuts announced by citicorp.

and then there's the uncertainty surrounding the american auto industry which employs more than 265000 people.

that's a lot of unemployed people potentially claiming unemployment benefits.

lucky they have unemployment benefits eh.

we don't have unemployment benefits now do we?

economy contracts, jobs are cut. government expenditure increases but government income decreases. consumer spending declines. recession creeps in.

the near future looks bleak..

lucky got pics of little jj to lighten up ur day.

the giraffe tertonggeng already..
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