Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
A WORKER STANDS ON A TRUCK AT A CONSTRUCTION SITE IN HONG KONG.
A worker stands on the truck at a construction site in Hong Kong October 9,
2002. Two recessions in four years have pushed unemployment in the territory
of 6.8 million people to record highs and low-skilled workers run the
highest risk of losing their job. The biggest jump in the number of welfare
recipients came from the jobless, with 39,375 receiving financial help in
September, up 2.9 percent compared to August. REUTERS/Kin Cheung