China Press Covers Prestigious Lloyd’s List America Awards Gala

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This is a summery of an article published on China Press on May 24, 2018 On May 23, Lloyd’s List Americas held its annual Awards Gala to honor excellence in the maritime industry. The Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Dr. James S.C. Chao, Founder and Honorary Chairman of Foremost Group. In bestowing its highest […]

James S. C. Chao, Founder and Honorary Chairman of Foremost Group, to Receive Honorary Award at Launch of a Center at Columbia Teachers College That Will Study Failure as an Educational Tool to Success

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Dr. James S. C. Chao, Founder and Honorary Chairman of the Foremost Group, a New York-based shipping, trading, and finance enterprise, will receive the first EPIC Innovation Award from Teachers College, Columbia University, in an event marking the opening of EPIC, the Education for Persistence and Innovation Center. Following a private award ceremony on Tuesday, […]

Fu Jen University – Speech – CFF

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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 doctorate degree to Dr. James S.C. Chao and an award of outstanding public service achievement to his daughter The Honorable Elaine L. Chao. Dr. James […]

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

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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 Foremost Group, arrives NCTU on the 12th October. The honorable Elaine L. Chao gives a speech on “Finding your purpose in life” and by […]

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

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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 on the award’s first two recipients, Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairman and Founder of Foremost Group, and Mr. Madhavan Rangaswami, software executive and philanthropist. The […]

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

Dr. James S.C. Chao and Elaine L. Chao

Returning Home The Chao family at the institution’s 20th anniversary celebration. Dr. James S.C. Chao and his daughters, The Honorable Elaine L. Chao and Angela Chao, returned to their ancestral land on October 17, 2015 to celebrate the 20thanniversary of  the establishment of Yi-Ren Kindergarten. Yi-Ren kindergarten was named after Mr. Yi-Ren Chao, the late […]

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 of the Chao family—Dr. James S.C. Chao, The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, and Deputy Chair of the Foremost Group, Angela Chao—to share their thoughts on […]

Foremost Group Celebrates its 50th Year Anniversary

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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 was joined by his family and an international guest list of the world’s most influential corporate and government officials to celebrate 50 years of contributions […]

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

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] On April 10, 2013, Dr. James S.C. Chao, president of Foremost Shipping Co. visited Peking University (PKU), together with his two daughters, The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, and Angela Chao, vice […]

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

Dr. James Chao and his Mother

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Read Dr. Chao’s Tribute to His Mother for Mother’s Day 2013 on ChinaNews.com. [fusion_button link=”https://www.chinanews.com/hr/2013/05-04/4786489.shtml” color=”default” size=”medium” type=”flat” shape=”pill” target=”_blank” title=”” gradient_colors=”transparent” gradient_hover_colors=”” accent_color=”rgba(000,000,000,.7)” accent_hover_color=”” bevel_color=”” border_width=”0px” shadow=”no” icon=”” icon_divider=”yes” icon_position=”left” […]

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

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Read Dr. Chao’s Tribute to His Beloved Wife, Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao on ChinaNews.com. [fusion_button link=”https://www.chinanews.com/hr/2012/12-30/4448653.shtml” color=”default” size=”medium” type=”flat” shape=”pill” target=”_blank” title=”” gradient_colors=”transparent” gradient_hover_colors=”” accent_color=”rgba(000,000,000,.7)” accent_hover_color=”” bevel_color=”” border_width=”0px” shadow=”no” icon=”” […]

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

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Read Dr. James S.C. Chao’s Tribute to His Father for Father’s Day in 2009. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

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

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] In a 2013 interview, Elaine Chao, Angela Chao and their father, Dr. James S.C. Chao, speak about the American Dream and how their investment in education contributed to the family’s success. […]

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

Chao Family Visit Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Memorial

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, sister Angela Chao, Vice Chair of Foremost Group, and father Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairperson of Foremost Group visited the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Memorial Hall […]

Chao Family Visit SMU and Mulan Maritime Simulation Memorial Center

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairman of Foremost Shipping Group, The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, and Angela Chao, Deputy Chair of Foremost visited SMU and the Mulan Maritime Simulation Memorial Center. They […]

The Chao Family Meet Leaders of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

The Chao Family Meet Officials At Shanghai Jiao Tong University

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, sister Angela Chao, Vice Chair of Foremost Group, and father Dr. James S.C. Chao, chairperson of Foremost Group visited the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in April […]

Harvard University and Harvard Business School Receive $40 Million Donation

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] From Dr. James S.C. Chao and Chao Family Foundations BOSTON— Harvard University and Harvard Business School have received a $40 million gift from a Dr. James Si-Cheng Chao and Family Foundation. […]

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

Angela Chao - Mulan Marine Simulation Memorial Building at Shanghai Maritime University

On January 5, Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairman of Foremost Shipping Group, and Miss Angela Chao, Deputy Chair of Foremost visited SMU. Prof. Yu Shicheng, SMU President, Prof. Kong Fancun, SMU Vice President and Director of Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation, gave the guests a warm reception. The guests visited the Mulan Maritime Simulation Memorial Center, […]

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

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 award was presented by the Chinese American Academic & Professional Society (CAAPS) on September 16, 2011. See more on https://www.slideshare.net/angela-chao/2011-caps-award-dr-james-sc-chao

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

Dr. James S.C Chao and Family

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 ever present risk of danger this posed, I still chose to work aboard a cargo ship that sailed between my new home and these offshore […]

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

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 inducted as a lifetime member of the association for his determination in achieving success despite his humble upbringing. Chao, chairman of Foremost Group in New […]

The Mulan Shipping Simulation Memorial Center

Mulan Maritime Simulation Memorial Center, Shanghai Maritime University

Mulan Shipping Simulation Memorial Center was dedicated on November 8th, 2007, by the donation of Chinese-American Mr. Zhao Xicheng, the chairman of Foremost Group and father of The Honorable Elaine L. Chao