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Govt. affairs panel to probe Enron failure

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Bankrupt energy trader Enron Corp. faced further scrutiny on Capitol Hill Wednesday as another committee announced a probe of the company's collapse.
CHRIS H. SIEROTY

Enron accountant accepts some blame

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Arthur Andersen LLP Chief Executive Officer Joseph Berardino on Wednesday described the collapse of energy giant Enron Corp. a "tragedy on many levels" and said
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Accountant calls Enron collapse 'tragic'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The top official at the firm responsible for monitoring troubled energy giant Enron's finances testified the abrupt collapse was a "tragedy." Arthur Andersen Ch

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APP creditors have to wait more

SINGAPORE, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Asia Pulp & Paper will not release its proposal for a restructuring plan of its US$12.4 billion debt until January, and even that date might be ambitious.
SONIA KOLESNIKOV, UPI Business Correspondent

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Bonds named MVP in Players Choice

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- San Francisco Giants superstar outfielder Barry Bonds was named Player of the Year on Sunday as part of the Players Choice Awards.

Singapore govt hands $6.2 bn box of toys

SINGAPORE, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The Singapore government handed out toys to workers and firms with a $6.2 billion package of off-budget measures, equivalent to 7 percent of GDP.
SONIA KOLESNIKOV, UPI Business Correspondent
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