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September 10, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
Former Prime Minister U Nu, ousted from office 26 years ago, proclaimed Friday that he had formed a new government of Burma and named a cabinet--a move that astonished other opposition leaders. "I have today informed foreign governments that I am the legitimate prime minister and only the government constituted by me should be recognized by them," U Nu, 82, said in a letter circulated in the Burmese capital of Rangoon. He called for national elections next month.
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January 28, 1997
N.U. Pizza Corp., the Van Nuys-based owner of the Numero Uno pizza restaurant chain, said it has acquired a 10-store chain called Oregon's Original Sandwich Express and Bakery in Oregon for $200,000 in cash. N.U. says it will use the acquisition to create a new chain called Formaggi/Sandwich Express, which will sell both pizzas and sandwiches.
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NEWS
August 30, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
Burma's political elders, in a surprise move to promote democracy in the country's grass-roots rebellion, formed an opposition party Monday under the patronage of 81-year-old former Prime Minister U Nu. Spokesman Khaung Nyunt told reporters in Rangoon that the new alliance will join the struggle for a multiparty political system but is not intended as an alternative to the beleaguered government.
BUSINESS
May 28, 1996 | BARBARA MURPHY
N.U. Pizza Holding Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire the Numero Uno restaurant in Simi Valley from the franchisee. The all-stock transaction is the third acquisition by the company of a franchised operation in the last two months. Together, these acquisitions are expected to add more than $1.5 million in revenues and about $200,000 in net income annually. N.U. Pizza Holding franchises and operates the Numero Uno chain. The three acquisitions have substantially increased N.U.
NEWS
September 9, 1988 | Times Wire Services
Wives and children of American diplomats were evacuated from Burma today as former Prime Minister U Nu formed a provisional government and about 500 military personnel staged the first armed forces break with Burma's embattled regime. The 46 wives and children of U.S.
NEWS
August 29, 1988 | Times Wire Services
Former Prime Minister U Nu defied the one-party constitution today and formed Burma's first opposition party in 26 years, declaring that his purpose is to end the nation's turmoil and achieve multi-party democracy. The new party, named the "Democracy and Peace Organization," is headed by former President Mahn Win Maung with the 81-year-old U Nu serving as patron. U Nu said he formed the party "to help solve Burma's pressing problems and achieve the popular demand for democracy."
BUSINESS
January 28, 1997
N.U. Pizza Corp., the Van Nuys-based owner of the Numero Uno pizza restaurant chain, said it has acquired a 10-store chain called Oregon's Original Sandwich Express and Bakery in Oregon for $200,000 in cash. N.U. says it will use the acquisition to create a new chain called Formaggi/Sandwich Express, which will sell both pizzas and sandwiches.
BUSINESS
May 28, 1996 | BARBARA MURPHY
N.U. Pizza Holding Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire the Numero Uno restaurant in Simi Valley from the franchisee. The all-stock transaction is the third acquisition by the company of a franchised operation in the last two months. Together, these acquisitions are expected to add more than $1.5 million in revenues and about $200,000 in net income annually. N.U. Pizza Holding franchises and operates the Numero Uno chain. The three acquisitions have substantially increased N.U.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1996 | BARBARA MURPHY
N.U. Pizza Holding Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire the Numero Uno Restaurant in Thousand Oaks. Earlier this month, the company acquired a Numero Uno Restaurant in North Hollywood. Together, the two acquisitions are expected to add more than $1 million to the company's annual revenue and increase profit by more than $150,000. Company officials said they are continuing negotiations with two other existing franchisees to acquire their operating units as well.
NEWS
July 8, 1989
Mahn Win Maung, 73, the last president of a democratically elected Burmese government. A graduate of Rangoon University who served in various ministries including mines, transport and communications after 1947, Mahn Win Maung was appointed president of Prime Minister U Nu's government in March, 1957. He was imprisoned for five years after the military coup of Gen. Ne Win in 1962 that ousted U Nu, and he spent his later years in retirement.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1996 | BARBARA MURPHY
N.U. Pizza Holding Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire the Numero Uno Restaurant in Thousand Oaks. Earlier this month, the company acquired a Numero Uno Restaurant in North Hollywood. Together, the two acquisitions are expected to add more than $1 million to the company's annual revenue and increase profit by more than $150,000. Company officials said they are continuing negotiations with two other existing franchisees to acquire their operating units as well.
NEWS
September 10, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
Former Prime Minister U Nu, ousted from office 26 years ago, proclaimed Friday that he had formed a new government of Burma and named a cabinet--a move that astonished other opposition leaders. "I have today informed foreign governments that I am the legitimate prime minister and only the government constituted by me should be recognized by them," U Nu, 82, said in a letter circulated in the Burmese capital of Rangoon. He called for national elections next month.
NEWS
September 9, 1988 | Times Wire Services
Wives and children of American diplomats were evacuated from Burma today as former Prime Minister U Nu formed a provisional government and about 500 military personnel staged the first armed forces break with Burma's embattled regime. The 46 wives and children of U.S.
NEWS
August 30, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
Burma's political elders, in a surprise move to promote democracy in the country's grass-roots rebellion, formed an opposition party Monday under the patronage of 81-year-old former Prime Minister U Nu. Spokesman Khaung Nyunt told reporters in Rangoon that the new alliance will join the struggle for a multiparty political system but is not intended as an alternative to the beleaguered government.
NEWS
August 29, 1988 | Times Wire Services
Former Prime Minister U Nu defied the one-party constitution today and formed Burma's first opposition party in 26 years, declaring that his purpose is to end the nation's turmoil and achieve multi-party democracy. The new party, named the "Democracy and Peace Organization," is headed by former President Mahn Win Maung with the 81-year-old U Nu serving as patron. U Nu said he formed the party "to help solve Burma's pressing problems and achieve the popular demand for democracy."
NEWS
April 27, 1992 | Associated Press
The government announced the release of seven more political prisoners Sunday as part of a liberalization begun last week with the resignation of the junta's chairman. On Saturday, the government freed former Prime Minister U Nu and 11 other prisoners and also said it would allow family members to visit Aung San Suu Kyi, the detained pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
NEWS
September 11, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
Burma's rulers on Saturday abruptly yielded to swelling popular demands for a multi-party democracy, signaling the end of 26 years of repressive, one-party government. Scrambling to stay in the political game, President Maung Maung convened a special congress of his Burma Socialist Program Party two days ahead of schedule. Official Rangoon Radio said that the 968 delegates voted unanimously "to accept the multi-party system . . . and a multi-party general election will be held."
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