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February 8, 1989 | From United Press International
Salomon Bros., the world's leading investment banking and financing firm, said it is opening an office in Singapore to expand its business in Asia. "We are expanding our presence in Asia and are pleased to be represented in one of the region's most important financial markets," Thomas Strauss, president of the company, said. The Singapore office will be the company's fourth office in the Asian-Pacific region.
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May 8, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Schering in $200-Million Investment: The drug company has formally begun building a bulk chemical manufacturing plant in Singapore as part of its plans to expand in Asia. The plant will make ingredients for Madison, N.J.-based Schering-Plough Corp.'s drug and dermatological products such as claritin, eulexin, proventil and normodyne. The plant is Schering's second in Asia and is expected to be completed by the end of 1996, with production to start in mid-1997.
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BUSINESS
April 12, 1995 | By JUDITH EVANS, NEWSDAY
A billionaire Saudi prince and a Singapore-based hotel chain have reached a tentative agreement to buy a controlling stake in the Plaza Hotel, further reducing Donald Trump's role in what was once one of his favorite trophies. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud and CDL Hotels said Tuesday that they will spend $28 million to renovate the hotel over the next two years and inject another $75 million to pay down a portion of the hotel's $300 million mortgage within three years.
BUSINESS
May 8, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Schering in $200-Million Investment: The drug company has formally begun building a bulk chemical manufacturing plant in Singapore as part of its plans to expand in Asia. The plant will make ingredients for Madison, N.J.-based Schering-Plough Corp.'s drug and dermatological products such as claritin, eulexin, proventil and normodyne. The plant is Schering's second in Asia and is expected to be completed by the end of 1996, with production to start in mid-1997.
BUSINESS
April 8, 1993 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Birtcher Construction Ltd. said Wednesday that it has opened offices in Singapore and Thailand and wants to secure construction projects in China. Company President Andrew L. Youngquist also said that he is planning to finalize a third agreement for an office in Saudi Arabia, where Birtcher would manage the construction of office buildings, shopping malls and industrial parks.
BUSINESS
January 25, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cimco Inc. said Thursday that its Compounding Technology Inc. subsidiary will open its first overseas thermoplastic compounding plant in Singapore next year to tap into the growing Southeast Asian market. The 24,000-square-foot plant is scheduled to open in June in the Jurong Town District, west of downtown Singapore. It will make precision thermoplastic injection molding used by computer, medical, commercial and industrial companies.
BUSINESS
July 16, 1991 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
Western Digital Corp. has opened a new assembly line at its computer disk drive manufacturing plant in Singapore that is equipped with $7.5 million worth of robotics technology and other equipment. The automated assembly line will produce disk drives that use so-called voice coil technology, which is faster and less expensive to produce. Disk drives, which fetch and store data in a computer's memory, constitute about half of Western Digital's sales.
BUSINESS
June 26, 1990 | From A Times Staff Writer
Varco International Inc., which manufactures drilling equipment for the oil industry, said Monday that it has received an order from a Singapore company valued in excess of $7 million--its largest single order ever. The order from Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. of Singapore includes a variety of drilling equipment to be installed on two offshore drilling rigs being constructed for A.P. Moller/Maersk Drilling in Copenhagen, Denmark.
BUSINESS
April 8, 1993 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Birtcher Construction Ltd. said Wednesday that it has opened offices in Singapore and Thailand and wants to secure construction projects in China. Company President Andrew L. Youngquist also said that he is planning to finalize a third agreement for an office in Saudi Arabia, where Birtcher would manage the construction of office buildings, shopping malls and industrial parks.
BUSINESS
July 16, 1991 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
Western Digital Corp. has opened a new assembly line at its computer disk drive manufacturing plant in Singapore that is equipped with $7.5 million worth of robotics technology and other equipment. The automated assembly line will produce disk drives that use so-called voice coil technology, which is faster and less expensive to produce. Disk drives, which fetch and store data in a computer's memory, constitute about half of Western Digital's sales.
BUSINESS
January 25, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cimco Inc. said Thursday that its Compounding Technology Inc. subsidiary will open its first overseas thermoplastic compounding plant in Singapore next year to tap into the growing Southeast Asian market. The 24,000-square-foot plant is scheduled to open in June in the Jurong Town District, west of downtown Singapore. It will make precision thermoplastic injection molding used by computer, medical, commercial and industrial companies.
BUSINESS
June 26, 1990 | From A Times Staff Writer
Varco International Inc., which manufactures drilling equipment for the oil industry, said Monday that it has received an order from a Singapore company valued in excess of $7 million--its largest single order ever. The order from Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. of Singapore includes a variety of drilling equipment to be installed on two offshore drilling rigs being constructed for A.P. Moller/Maersk Drilling in Copenhagen, Denmark.
BUSINESS
April 12, 1995 | By JUDITH EVANS, NEWSDAY
A billionaire Saudi prince and a Singapore-based hotel chain have reached a tentative agreement to buy a controlling stake in the Plaza Hotel, further reducing Donald Trump's role in what was once one of his favorite trophies. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud and CDL Hotels said Tuesday that they will spend $28 million to renovate the hotel over the next two years and inject another $75 million to pay down a portion of the hotel's $300 million mortgage within three years.
BUSINESS
April 11, 1988 | BARBARA HANSEN, Times Staff Writer
Americans may soon be dipping into such Asian culinary exotica as Singapore-style fish head curry. Spice mixes for this and other Singaporean dishes are being introduced to the United States by two American entrepreneurs who have resettled in Singapore: William Linehan, a New Yorker, and Ann Enkoji, who was raised in Whittier. In 1984, Linehan and Enkoji formed Gold Mountain Trading Pte. Ltd. to produce a seasoning line that they call "Singapore Spices."
BUSINESS
February 8, 1989 | From United Press International
Salomon Bros., the world's leading investment banking and financing firm, said it is opening an office in Singapore to expand its business in Asia. "We are expanding our presence in Asia and are pleased to be represented in one of the region's most important financial markets," Thomas Strauss, president of the company, said. The Singapore office will be the company's fourth office in the Asian-Pacific region.
BUSINESS
April 11, 1988 | BARBARA HANSEN, Times Staff Writer
Americans may soon be dipping into such Asian culinary exotica as Singapore-style fish head curry. Spice mixes for this and other Singaporean dishes are being introduced to the United States by two American entrepreneurs who have resettled in Singapore: William Linehan, a New Yorker, and Ann Enkoji, who was raised in Whittier. In 1984, Linehan and Enkoji formed Gold Mountain Trading Pte. Ltd. to produce a seasoning line that they call "Singapore Spices."
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