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January 2017

Fu Jen University – Speech – CFF

Fu Jen Catholic University New York Alumni Association holds the 2016 annual alumni meeting on Aug 6th in Flushing, New York. Mr. Jiang, president of Fu Jen University, awards the [...]

Honorary Doctorate Degree to Dr. James S. C. Chao and Secretary Elaine L. Chao at NTOU’s 63rd anniversary

National Taiwan Ocean University celebrates its 63rd anniversary on 15th of October, 2016 and awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree to Dr. James S. C. Chao and Secretary Elaine L. Chao. [...]

NCTU National Chiao Tung University President Lecture Series – Speech – CFF

The honorable Elaine L. Chao, U.S. 24th Secretary of Labor and the honorary doctor of the National Chiao Tung University, and her father Dr. James S.C. Chao, the founder of [...]

The secret of education philosophy that even the President of the U.S. wants to know

Nearly 90 years old, Dr. James S. C. Chao was the youngest captain of China and once came in first place in the Master’s mariner examination in Taiwan. After coming [...]

June 2016

VIPs Come Together at HBS to Dedicate the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center

The legacy of Ruth Mulan Chu Chao to live on for generations On June 6, 2016, the Harvard Business School (HBS) campus came alive as a large delegation of leaders [...]

May 2016

March 2016

Inaugural Asians in America Dinner to Honor Dr. James S.C. Chao

On March 17, 2016, the US-China Education Trust will host an inaugural 'Asians in America' awards dinner in Washington, D.C. The event will be an opportunity to bestow special honors [...]

December 2015

Chao Family Honors the Legacy of Mr. Chao Yi-Ren

On 17 October, Dr. James S.C. Chao returned to his native land, accompanied by his daughters, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, Elaine L. Chao, and Deputy Chairman of Foremost Group, [...]

November 2015

Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Foundation Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Philanthropy

Chao Family and Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Foundation Receive Outstanding Achievement in Philanthropy Award from the US-China Policy Foundation On November 18, 2015 the US-China Policy Foundation held their annual [...]

Chao Family Discusses US-China Relations

The Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy hosted a roundtable discussion in October, 2015 on the subject of the importance of East-West cultural and education exchanges. The Center invited three members [...]

Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s Legacy Lives On In New Chinese Kindergartens

The late Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao was born in China's Anhui province in 1930. She graduated from secondary school, which at that time was a rarity for Chinese girls. [...]

October 2015

Angela Chao Discusses Her Journey to the Foremost Group with China Daily

In a recent interview with China Daily, Angela Chao spoke about her path to Deputy Chairman of the Foremost Group. She shared with China Daily reporter Li Jing the influences [...]

Chao Family Honored by Peking Chinese Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame

An enthusiastic audience of teachers, students and other professionals gathered together recently at Beijing University to honor the Chao family’s long history of accomplishments in business, philanthropy and as role-models [...]

August 2015

A New Scholarship Fund at Harvard College Means More Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

Following in the footsteps of her parents, Dr. James S.C. Chao and Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, Angela Chao has created a new scholarship program at her Alma Mater, Harvard College. [...]

July 2015

Interview: Words of Inspiration for Chinese-American Families from 24th U. S. Secretary of Labor, The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, who served from 2001-2009.

As part of the continuing series, "Outstanding Chinese-Americans," World Journal interviewed former Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao and her youngest sister, Angela Chao, on the subject of the Chao [...]

Chao Family Foundations and Foremost Group Leader Angela Chao Recognized as Inspirational

The Enduring Legacy of Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao to be honored by the International Leadership Foundation The lifelong accomplishments of Dr. James S.C. Chao and his wife, the late [...]

May 2015

First Harvard Campus Building to be Named After a Woman is “Topped Off”

Harvard Business School (HBS) will soon have its first educational building named in honor of a woman, and also the first to be named after a Chinese-American. As featured on [...]

Zooming in on the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center at Harvard Business School

In 2012 Dr. James S.C. Chao and Chao family foundations gave Harvard Business School a generous gift, to construct an international executive center and fund a fellowship program that provides [...]

January 2015

The Foremost Group Celebrates its 50th Year Anniversary

In 1964, Dr. James S.C. Chao commenced his international shipping business—Foremost Group. Half a century on, on December 19, 2014, at the Harvard Club in New York City, Dr. Chao [...]

September 2014

Ambassador Cui Tiankai in Attendance at Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center Ground-Breaking

Ambassador Cui Tiankai in Attendance at Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center Ground-Breaking In an article posted on the events portion of the Chinese Embassy’s website, it was announced that Ambassador [...]

May 2014

Groundbreaking of Harvard’s first Building named for a Chinese American, the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Cen

China News Agency, Boston, April 24 (Reporter Li Yang) -- Harvard Business School hosts the Groundbreaking Ceremony at its Boston campus for their new Executive Education Center – The Ruth [...]

May 2013

Dr. James S. C. Chao, Elaine Lan Chao and Angela Chao Visited PKU

Elaine Lan Chao and Angela Chao On April 10, 2013, Dr. James S.C. Chao, president of Foremost Shipping Co. visited Peking University (PKU), together with his two daughters, [...]

Dr. Chao’s Tribute to His Mother for Mother’s Day 2013

Dr. James Chao and his mother Read Dr. Chao’s Tribute to His Mother for Mother’s Day 2013 on ChinaNews.com. Read Full Article

Dr. Chao’s Tribute to His Beloved Wife, Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao

Ruth Mulan Chu Chao and Dr. James Chao's Wedding Read Dr. Chao’s Tribute to His Beloved Wife, Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao on ChinaNews.com. Read Full Article

Dr. James S.C. Chao’s Tribute to His Father for Father’s Day

Read Dr. James S.C. Chao’s Tribute to His Father for Father’s Day in 2009. Dr James S.C. Chao father's tribute

Interview: Dr. James S.C. Chao, Elaine Chao, Angela Chao Speak with Sina.com

r. James S.C. Chao, Elaine Chao, Angela Chao Speak with Sina.com In a 2013 interview, Elaine Chao, Angela Chao and their father, Dr. James S.C. Chao, speak about [...]

April 2013

Dr. James S.C. Chao, Elaine Chao, Angela Chao Visit Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Memorial

Chao Family Visit Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Memorial Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, sister Angela Chao, vice chairperson of Foremost Group, and father Dr. James S.C. [...]

The Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Endowed Scholarship Fund Established at Colgate University

Students on Colgate University The scholarship, given to international students, was established in 2010 by Christine J. Chao (Colgate University, class of 1986) and her husband James O. [...]

Chao Family Visit SMU and Mulan Maritime Simulation Memorial Center

Chao Family at Shanghai Maritime University Memorial Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairman of Foremost Shipping Group, Honorable Elaine L. Chao, former US Secretary of Labor, and Angela Chao, [...]

The Chao Family Meet Officials At Shanghai Jiao Tong University

The Chao Family Meet Officials At Shanghai Jiao Tong University Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, sister Angela Chao, vice chairperson of Foremost Group, and father Dr. [...]

October 2012

Harvard University and Harvard Business School Receive $40 Million Donation

Nitin Nohria, Professor, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard Business School, Angela Chao, Deputy Chairman, Foremost Group, May Chao, Elaine L. Chao, U.S. Secretary of Labor 2001-2009, Dr. James Si-Cheng [...]

January 2012

Dr. James S.C. Chao and Angela Chao Visit SMU

On January 5, Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairman of Foremost Shipping Group, and Miss Angela Chao, Deputy Chairman of Foremost visited SMU. Prof. Yu Shicheng, SMU President, Prof. Kong Fancun, [...]

October 2011

The 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao Visited SJTU

Shanghai Jiao Tong University News - The 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor, the honorary trustee and honorary doctorate of SJTU, Elaine L. Chao visited SJTU on October 12. SJTU Chairperson [...]

September 2011

Dr. James S.C. Chao Receives Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. James S.C. Chao has led the global shipping industry in incorporating environmentally friendly designs and technology into his company's new vessels, some of the world's largest bulk carriers. This [...]

June 2009

Sixty Years of Memories: Remembering My Father, Mr. Yiren Chao

Father’s Day Sunday, June 21, 2009 Kinmen and Matsu, two islands administered by the government of Taiwan, were often targets of aerial bombings during the Chinese Civil War. Despite the [...]

February 2009

James S.C. Chao Named 2009 Horatio Alger Award Winner

WASHINGTON, February 2, 2009 – The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is pleased to announce that James S.C. Chao will be presented with the 2009 Horatio Alger Award and [...]

August 2007

Ordinary Yet Extraordinary – Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s Story

With my first breath, I began my life and she became a mother. I am blessed to be her first-born. Over the years, she became the mother of five more [...]

June 2007

The Mulan Shipping Simulation Memorial Center

Mulan Shipping Simulation Memorial Center was established on June 16, 2007, by the donation of Chinese-American Mr. Zhao Xicheng, the chairman of Foremost Group and father of U.S. Labor Secretary [...]