government. He credits some of his fortune to contracting work his companies did in supplying U.S. forces during the 1991 Gulf War that expelled Iraqi forces from Kuwait. additional infoOver the past decade, his companies have been awarded at least $1 million in contracting work, according to U.S. government records reviewed by the AP. McLoughlin did not respond to a query regarding whether DAMAC would continue to seek U.S. government contracts. DAMAC stock traded after the election at near a yearlong low of 2.02 dirhams (55 cents) a share, in part due to the company announcing an 11.7 percent fall in third-quarter profits as Dubai’s housing market has slowed in 2016. Stock then rebounded, reaching 2.53 dirhams (69 cents) just before New Year’s Eve, as the company began handing over properties at Akoya. Sajwani’s business dealings have drawn international scrutiny in the past.
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District Court in Chicago, claims that after the Korean-born U.S. citizen was fired from his tenure-track position at UIC in 2011 and reinstated months later, he experienced years of discrimination and retaliation due to his race and national origin. Choi alleges that he was ostracized and denied raises comparable to his peers in the department of political science. you could check hereChoi also said he was forced to teach courses in statistics for which he is not qualified because, one department official said, “Asians, especially Koreans are very good at mathematics and statistics,” according to court documents. Additionally, Choi claims in court documents that he was forced to teach a course in Korean politics, despite having no formal education in the field. In 2015, then-department head Dennis Judd changed an undergraduate student’s grades without consultation with Choi, the suit says. When Choi asked Judd about it, the lawsuit alleges that Judd said Choi, “as a foreigner, has to keep in mind who he is dealing with and what he is wishing for,” and that Judd “knows that many Koreans are stubborn and do not understand American culture of compromise when dealing with their boss.” Among other complaints, Choi also alleges he was wrongfully accused of being lacking in academic contributions and not providing sufficient service to the department, and was denied a promotion to full professor, according to the lawsuit. UIC’s website lists books published by Choi in 2005 and 2016, and a nine-page curriculum vitae with several citations. UIC campus Terrence Antonio James, Chicago Tribune UIC professor Seung-Whan Choi has filed a lawsuit against the school, alleging he was discriminated against because he is from Korea. UIC professor Seung-Whan Choi has filed a lawsuit against the school, alleging he was discriminated against because he is from Korea. (Terrence Antonio James, Chicago Tribune) “They don’t like Korean-Americans,” Choi told the Tribune on Wednesday.
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