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November 1, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sixteen companies--mostly from Orange County--have been placed on a Kuwaiti government list of businesses that will be encouraged to pursue contracts to rebuild the war-torn country, Rep. Christopher Cox (R-Newport Beach) said Thursday. The Kuwaiti government selected the companies from among more than 500 businesses that participated in a seminar in April organized by Cox's office in Newport Beach to discuss reconstruction work. In an Oct.
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BUSINESS
November 1, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sixteen companies--mostly from Orange County--have been placed on a Kuwaiti government list of businesses that will be encouraged to pursue contracts to rebuild the war-torn country, Rep. Christopher Cox (R-Newport Beach) said Thursday. The Kuwaiti government selected the companies from among more than 500 businesses that participated in a seminar in April organized by Cox's office in Newport Beach to discuss reconstruction work. In an Oct.
BUSINESS
June 11, 1991 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four hundred American business executives landed here like an in vading army last week, along with three plane loads of merchandise--from trinkets to cake mix to high technology. They were ready to battle for the $20 billion in business to rebuild and resupply Kuwait. The disappointed retreated to the airport Monday morning. But under the bluest skies to grace this oil-smeared emirate in a month, the victors were digging in to stay.
NEWS
August 16, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Remember the "energy crisis," the "moral equivalent of war," lowered thermostats, a President wearing a sweater? The Energy Department would just as soon not remind anyone of the last time around, but on Wednesday, Day 13 of the crisis in the Persian Gulf, Energy Secretary James D. Watkins unveiled a list of steps to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil. Several sounded hauntingly familiar.
BUSINESS
January 16, 1988 | BILL SING, Times Staff Writer
Bank of America said Friday that it has agreed to pay $220,000 to settle Commerce Department charges that it violated federal rules governing illegal trade boycotts with other countries. The fine is the largest ever for a U.S. bank involving the specific type of allegation directed at Bank of America, a Commerce Department spokesman said. The agency charged that the San Francisco-based bank violated certain Export Administration Act provisions. Those provisions prohibit U.S.
BUSINESS
June 11, 1991 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four hundred American business executives landed here like an in vading army last week, along with three plane loads of merchandise--from trinkets to cake mix to high technology. They were ready to battle for the $20 billion in business to rebuild and resupply Kuwait. The disappointed retreated to the airport Monday morning. But under the bluest skies to grace this oil-smeared emirate in a month, the victors were digging in to stay.
NEWS
August 16, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Remember the "energy crisis," the "moral equivalent of war," lowered thermostats, a President wearing a sweater? The Energy Department would just as soon not remind anyone of the last time around, but on Wednesday, Day 13 of the crisis in the Persian Gulf, Energy Secretary James D. Watkins unveiled a list of steps to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil. Several sounded hauntingly familiar.
BUSINESS
January 16, 1988 | BILL SING, Times Staff Writer
Bank of America said Friday that it has agreed to pay $220,000 to settle Commerce Department charges that it violated federal rules governing illegal trade boycotts with other countries. The fine is the largest ever for a U.S. bank involving the specific type of allegation directed at Bank of America, a Commerce Department spokesman said. The agency charged that the San Francisco-based bank violated certain Export Administration Act provisions. Those provisions prohibit U.S.
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