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May 2, 1996 | K. CONNIE KANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Touring Los Angeles' Little Tokyo for the first time this week, Japanese attorney Takashi Niimi paused in front of the eye-catching "Friendship Knot" monument. What an unusual work of art, he was thinking, when his eye caught the bronze inscription at the foot of the sculpture.
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October 30, 2002 | Roger Vincent, Times Staff Writer
The Santa Monica developer that built the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach and Pacific Bell Park in San Francisco won the job of overseeing a $1.2-billion housing, retail and aquarium project in London. The London Development Agency ratified a contract Tuesday with KUD International to make the Santa Monica firm master developer of a 6-million-square-foot project called Silvertown Quays on 50 acres near City Airport in eastern London.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 2000 | DAN WEIKEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a three-year dispute between the Port of Los Angeles and the world's largest construction firm, harbor officials have filed a counter lawsuit accusing a Japanese firm of fraud and racketeering over a $34.7-million bridge project. The port's lawsuit filed late Friday in Long Beach Superior Court seeks $100 million in damages from Kajima Engineering and Construction Inc. of Monterey Park, a local subsidiary of Kajima Corp., headquartered in Tokyo.
NEWS
November 30, 2000 | VALERIE REITMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of Japan's largest construction companies, Kajima Corp., on Wednesday agreed to pay $4.6 million for conscripted Chinese workers who were tortured and killed in a labor camp run by its World War II-era predecessor. It is believed to be the first time that a major Japanese firm has compensated foreigners forced into labor during wartime and could be the first of many similar awards. More than 50 wartime compensation suits have been filed in Japan by Taiwanese, Chinese and Korean workers.
BUSINESS
October 30, 2002 | Roger Vincent, Times Staff Writer
The Santa Monica developer that built the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach and Pacific Bell Park in San Francisco won the job of overseeing a $1.2-billion housing, retail and aquarium project in London. The London Development Agency ratified a contract Tuesday with KUD International to make the Santa Monica firm master developer of a 6-million-square-foot project called Silvertown Quays on 50 acres near City Airport in eastern London.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1995 | K. CONNIE KANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To mark the 50th anniversary of the massacre of Chinese slave laborers in Japan, a coalition of Asian American and Latino groups held a demonstration Friday in Little Tokyo to remember the victims and to seek reparations for survivors. "As one who experienced the horror and terror of the [Japanese] Imperial Army, I am profoundly saddened that after 50 years, the victims still have an uphill struggle to restore their dignity and respect," R.
NEWS
November 30, 2000 | VALERIE REITMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of Japan's largest construction companies, Kajima Corp., on Wednesday agreed to pay $4.6 million for conscripted Chinese workers who were tortured and killed in a labor camp run by its World War II-era predecessor. It is believed to be the first time that a major Japanese firm has compensated foreigners forced into labor during wartime and could be the first of many similar awards. More than 50 wartime compensation suits have been filed in Japan by Taiwanese, Chinese and Korean workers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 28, 1997 | AMY PYLE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Opponents of a proposed downtown high school called Monday for an independent investigation of the project, saying they have found significant errors in financial records used to favor developer Kajima International over two other bidders.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1995 | AMY PYLE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
After years of contentious debate and financial wrangling, construction of a high school to relieve overcrowding near Downtown has moved a step closer to reality. The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education voted Monday night to begin negotiations with Japanese construction giant Kajima International, but only after creating an independent review committee to scrutinize lingering concerns about the firm.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 15, 1997 | AMY PYLE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The Los Angeles Unified School District never should have attempted the complex public-private deal to build a high school near downtown, members of a special committee formed to evaluate the Belmont Learning Center said Wednesday. But the group, making its first detailed comments, said it is too late to turn back now on the $87-million project.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 2000 | DAN WEIKEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a three-year dispute between the Port of Los Angeles and the world's largest construction firm, harbor officials have filed a counter lawsuit accusing a Japanese firm of fraud and racketeering over a $34.7-million bridge project. The port's lawsuit filed late Friday in Long Beach Superior Court seeks $100 million in damages from Kajima Engineering and Construction Inc. of Monterey Park, a local subsidiary of Kajima Corp., headquartered in Tokyo.
NEWS
December 5, 1997 | TED ROHRLICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Since it began nearly five years ago, a relatively minor labor dispute over whether maids and bellmen at a downtown hotel deserve $2 more per hour has radiated to the furthest corners of Los Angeles' political universe.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 15, 1997 | AMY PYLE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The Los Angeles Unified School District never should have attempted the complex public-private deal to build a high school near downtown, members of a special committee formed to evaluate the Belmont Learning Center said Wednesday. But the group, making its first detailed comments, said it is too late to turn back now on the $87-million project.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 28, 1997 | AMY PYLE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Opponents of a proposed downtown high school called Monday for an independent investigation of the project, saying they have found significant errors in financial records used to favor developer Kajima International over two other bidders.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 2, 1996 | K. CONNIE KANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Touring Los Angeles' Little Tokyo for the first time this week, Japanese attorney Takashi Niimi paused in front of the eye-catching "Friendship Knot" monument. What an unusual work of art, he was thinking, when his eye caught the bronze inscription at the foot of the sculpture.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1995 | AMY PYLE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
After years of contentious debate and financial wrangling, construction of a high school to relieve overcrowding near Downtown has moved a step closer to reality. The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education voted Monday night to begin negotiations with Japanese construction giant Kajima International, but only after creating an independent review committee to scrutinize lingering concerns about the firm.
NEWS
December 5, 1997 | TED ROHRLICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Since it began nearly five years ago, a relatively minor labor dispute over whether maids and bellmen at a downtown hotel deserve $2 more per hour has radiated to the furthest corners of Los Angeles' political universe.
BUSINESS
August 5, 1999 | Leslie Earnest
Kajima Urban Development LLC said Wednesday that it will oversee the design and construction of the proposed Gotcha Glacier indoor snowboard and surf park in Anaheim. The four-story project, which as planned also would include indoor skateboarding and rock climbing, is to be built near Edison International Field as part of the Sportstown project. It would be the first such entertainment center in the nation. Kajima's parent, Kajima Corp., built the SSAWS Ski Dome in Tokyo.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1995 | K. CONNIE KANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To mark the 50th anniversary of the massacre of Chinese slave laborers in Japan, a coalition of Asian American and Latino groups held a demonstration Friday in Little Tokyo to remember the victims and to seek reparations for survivors. "As one who experienced the horror and terror of the [Japanese] Imperial Army, I am profoundly saddened that after 50 years, the victims still have an uphill struggle to restore their dignity and respect," R.
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