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February 28, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Compaq to Open 5 More Offices in China: The personal computer manufacturer plans to set up the offices this year, adding to the one it established in Beijing in 1993, the state-run China Daily reported. The newspaper said Houston-based Compaq Computer Corp. expects its sales in China to rise 60% to 70% this year.
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BUSINESS
February 28, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Compaq to Open 5 More Offices in China: The personal computer manufacturer plans to set up the offices this year, adding to the one it established in Beijing in 1993, the state-run China Daily reported. The newspaper said Houston-based Compaq Computer Corp. expects its sales in China to rise 60% to 70% this year.
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BUSINESS
May 30, 1985
The computer maker said the agreement with an independent Chinese distributor, Aci Kaihin Co., had been signed earlier this week in Peking. The first of the computers and peripheral products are to be shipped in four to six months, according to the company. Apple said the agreement also calls for officials from the two firms and the Chinese government to develop uses for microcomputers in the Chinese educational system.
BUSINESS
August 30, 1993 | From Associated Press
While trade to China continues to be a source of debate in Washington, U.S. computer and telecommunications companies are cutting deals and setting up factories, trying to grab some of the billions of dollars in business the Chinese are offering. Just this summer, AT&T said it would build a miniature version of itself in China, and AST Research Inc. and Compaq Computer Corp. announced plans for factories to make personal computers there. "I regard China as the No.
BUSINESS
August 30, 1993 | From Associated Press
While trade to China continues to be a source of debate in Washington, U.S. computer and telecommunications companies are cutting deals and setting up factories, trying to grab some of the billions of dollars in business the Chinese are offering. Just this summer, AT&T said it would build a miniature version of itself in China, and AST Research Inc. and Compaq Computer Corp. announced plans for factories to make personal computers there. "I regard China as the No.
BUSINESS
September 10, 1988 | DAVID OLMOS, Times Staff Writer
AST Research Inc., an Irvine personal computer maker that has been trying to establish a major presence in the Chinese market, may finally have achieved its breakthrough. The company said Friday that it has finalized a $10-million deal with the Chinese government to export more than 3,000 personal computers to China. The deal is believed to be the largest single computer sale to China by an Orange County company.
NEWS
May 19, 1992 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Mayor Chen Xitong of Beijing delivered a harsh report in the summer of 1989 vilifying participants in that spring's pro-democracy protests in Tian An Men Square, one of his prime targets was China's top computer firm. Chen accused the Beijing Stone Group Co. of contributing supplies worth tens of thousands of dollars to the demonstrators. He noted that Wan Runnan, Stone's founder and president at the time, gave political support to the protests.
BUSINESS
August 28, 2008 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Dell Inc. plans to sell four new personal computers in China and 20 other emerging markets, its biggest push so far to tap growth that's four times faster than in the U.S. The two laptops and two desktops, called Vostro and priced between $400 and $500 in China, will begin shipping in August and will be available in Europe, Asia, South America and the Middle East by November, the Round Rock, Texas, company said.
BUSINESS
December 16, 2003 | From Associated Press
Sun Microsystems Inc. and its units are paying $291,000 in fines to settle allegations that the computer giant exported computers to China that were used for military purposes, the Commerce Department said. Santa Clara, Calif.-based Sun is one of the best-known technology firms to be fined in a Commerce Department crackdown on illegal exports. The agency's Bureau of Industry and Security is conducting about 1,500 investigations into illegal exports.
BUSINESS
October 8, 2002
* Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. agreed to develop plans for classroom computers in China. Terms were not disclosed. * AOL Time Warner's Time Inc. unit named new publishers at People, Money and Teen People. Kathleen Kayse was named publisher of People. Michael Dukmejian was named as Kayse's replacement as publisher of Money. Paul Caine, formerly associate publisher of People, was named publisher of Teen People. * Catellus Development Corp.
NEWS
May 19, 1992 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Mayor Chen Xitong of Beijing delivered a harsh report in the summer of 1989 vilifying participants in that spring's pro-democracy protests in Tian An Men Square, one of his prime targets was China's top computer firm. Chen accused the Beijing Stone Group Co. of contributing supplies worth tens of thousands of dollars to the demonstrators. He noted that Wan Runnan, Stone's founder and president at the time, gave political support to the protests.
BUSINESS
September 10, 1988 | DAVID OLMOS, Times Staff Writer
AST Research Inc., an Irvine personal computer maker that has been trying to establish a major presence in the Chinese market, may finally have achieved its breakthrough. The company said Friday that it has finalized a $10-million deal with the Chinese government to export more than 3,000 personal computers to China. The deal is believed to be the largest single computer sale to China by an Orange County company.
BUSINESS
May 30, 1985
The computer maker said the agreement with an independent Chinese distributor, Aci Kaihin Co., had been signed earlier this week in Peking. The first of the computers and peripheral products are to be shipped in four to six months, according to the company. Apple said the agreement also calls for officials from the two firms and the Chinese government to develop uses for microcomputers in the Chinese educational system.
NEWS
January 31, 1992 | Reuters
China continues to sell missile technology to Syria and Pakistan despite statements by Chinese leaders that they are willing to curb missile exports, the New York Times reported in today's editions. It quoted senior U.S. Administration officials as saying Beijing has recently delivered to Syria about 30 tons of chemicals needed to make a solid-fuel missile and plans to deliver an additional 60 tons in March or April.
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