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May 15, 2000 | CHING-CHING NI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Yahoo executive John Wu was tapped to join the fledging Chinese Internet company Alibaba.com last year, it sounded like a joke to him. "Yahoo was doing well, my parents were immigrating to the U.S., I wasn't seriously considering this possibility," said Wu, the Shanghai-born, U.S.-educated former director of engineering credited with designing Yahoo's pioneering search engine.
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September 24, 2002 | From Associated Press
Cardinal John Baptist Wu, who led Hong Kong's Roman Catholic Church through the sensitive transition from British to Chinese rule, died Monday in Hong Kong of complications from bone marrow cancer. He was 77. Hong Kong's political leader, Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, said Monday that he was deeply grieved by Wu's death and expressed his condolences to the church.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 24, 2002 | From Associated Press
Cardinal John Baptist Wu, who led Hong Kong's Roman Catholic Church through the sensitive transition from British to Chinese rule, died Monday in Hong Kong of complications from bone marrow cancer. He was 77. Hong Kong's political leader, Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, said Monday that he was deeply grieved by Wu's death and expressed his condolences to the church.
BUSINESS
May 15, 2000 | CHING-CHING NI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Yahoo executive John Wu was tapped to join the fledging Chinese Internet company Alibaba.com last year, it sounded like a joke to him. "Yahoo was doing well, my parents were immigrating to the U.S., I wasn't seriously considering this possibility," said Wu, the Shanghai-born, U.S.-educated former director of engineering credited with designing Yahoo's pioneering search engine.
BUSINESS
May 12, 2000 | Charles Piller
John Wu, chief architect of Yahoo's industry-leading search engine, jumped ship to Hong Kong-based start-up Alibaba.com, a business-to-business Internet marketplace. Unlike Microsoft, Netscape and other technology leaders that have lost many key personnel to Web start-ups, Yahoo has enjoyed low turnover and has faced few defections by top executives and engineers. Analysts doubt that Wu's departure, though disappointing for the Santa Clara, Calif.
NEWS
June 16, 1991
The Arcadia High School Alumni Assn. has awarded scholarships to seven graduating seniors. Jean Y. Tang, who will attend Johns Hopkins University, won $1,500. Scholarships worth $1,000 each went to Gaius S. Cammilleri, who will attend UC Berkeley; Ryan N. Espenschied, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; John H. Wu, UC Berkeley, and Michelle Wu, UCLA. Scholarships of $500 each went to Catalina Gutierrez and Allan M. Lewis, who will both attend Pasadena City College.
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July 15, 1989 | From Associated Press
The Roman Catholic bishop of Hong Kong has appealed for international pressure on Britain to offer refuge to the territory's people as a safeguard from the uncertain future under Communist rule. Cardinal John B. Wu, in a letter to about 2,500 cardinals and bishops seen Friday, also urged pressure on China to end the persecution--which he called a "reign of terror"--of participants in the crushed pro-democracy movement.
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February 18, 1998 | DEBORAH BELGUM, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In grainy postcards from the 1930s, the Chief Motel was touted as "the Pride of Long Beach," where tourists vacationed in southern Los Angeles County to frolic on the wide, never-ending beaches. Today, this stucco building, with its turquoise-topped turrets and quaint pre-World War II look, is the temporary home for what community leaders describe as a revolving door of robbers, rapists, drug addicts, derelicts, wife beaters and other dregs of modern society.
NEWS
March 26, 1987 | BOB BAKER, Times Staff Writer
I'm thinking about junior high school. I hadn't thought about it in a long time, but I read a booklet that 190 kids at La Merced Intermediate School in Montebello put together, and I started to drift back. Two teachers at La Merced, Sue Brennan and Alyce Gold, encouraged their seventh- and eighth-graders to interview their parents and grandparents about how their families came to America, what rituals they brought with them and how family heritage has been passed on.
NEWS
September 24, 1992
A lot of belt-tightening is taking place on campuses throughout the state. Everybody is feeling the effects of a depressed economy, and high school students are no different. Hot Topics asks, "How, specifically, have any budget cuts at your school affected you as a student?" "There is less money for sports and leadership and more crowded classes. Also I have to do many fund-raisers to make up for the money that I'm not getting."
WORLD
May 5, 2002 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Roman Catholic officials in Hong Kong say they will be ready to address questions from parishioners today about the church's handling of three recently disclosed cases of sexual abuse of children by local priests. The chancellor of Hong Kong's Roman Catholic diocese, Lawrence Lee Len, reportedly has told parish priests to work at services all day to ease worries among the region's quarter-million Catholics.
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