Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s Biography Released in Beijing

Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Biography Book

This is a summary of the video and article that was published by China News Service (CNS): http://www.ecns.cn/video/2018-11-02/detail-ifyzmsck5341775.shtml Foremost Group Founder Dr. James S.C. Chao celebrated the release of the biography of his beloved late wife, Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, in Beijing on October 31, 2018. The book tells the story of Mrs. Chao’s […]

China Press Covers Prestigious Lloyd’s List America Awards Gala

James Chao receives award

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 […]

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 […]

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

Chao family

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. This precious gift of an education was something that she carried with her for her entire life, imparting to her children and to the world […]

Chao Family Honored by Peking Chinese Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame

Chao Family

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 for Asian Americans — and to inaugurate the family into the Chinese Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame. The Chao family was represented by Dr. James S.C. […]

Foremost Group Celebrates its 50th Year Anniversary

Harvard Campus Building

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

Dr. James Chao and his Mother

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

Ruth Mulan Chu Chao and Dr. James Chao's Wedding

[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

Dr James S.C. Chao father's tribute

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

r. James S.C. Chao, Elaine Chao, Angela Chao Speak with Sina.com

[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

Shanghai Maritime University Memorial 2

[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 […]

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 […]

Ordinary Yet Extraordinary – Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s Story

Ruth Chao and her three daughters

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 daughters. Named Xiaolan, which means “little (Mu) Lan,” in honor of my mother, I am an extension of her, forever linked to her through shared […]