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Pickupp secures US$20M in its Series A and A+ funding, adds Temasek-backed Reefknot as investor

Pickupp received additional funds from Temasek-backed investor to fuel Asia expansion and launch new satellite warehouses.SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 14 October 2021 - Pickupp, the on-demand delive...

New Taipei department store closes after suspected COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mega City department store in New Taipei City’s Banqiao District was closed Saturday (Aug. 28) after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The New Taipei ...

New Taipei department store closes after reporting COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A department store in northern Taiwan was shuttered for one day on Wednesday (June 30) for disinfection after a saleswoman tested positive for COVID-19. Located in New ...

Taiwan’s Far Eastern Group to rebuild landmark department store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Far Eastern Group has decided to tear down and rebuild its landmark department store near Taipei City’s Ximending shopping district, reports said Tuesday (April ...

New Taiwan landmark to be designed by renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A multipurpose facility to be designed by world-famous Spanish architect and structural engineer Santiago Calatrava is set to become a new landmark in northern Taiwan'...

Taiwan sets bail for DPP lawmaker accused of accepting Sogo bribes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker Su Chen-ching (蘇震清) will go free after he pays bail set at NT$10 million (US$360,000), the Taipei District Court announced Frid...

East Taiwan KMT lawmaker accused of Sogo bribes released on bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislator for Taitung Sufin Siluko (廖國棟), who is accused of taking bribes in a scandal involving Sogo department stores, can walk free if he posts NT$10 ...

Asset management CEO arrested in Taiwan pension fund scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The CEO and other executives of one of Taiwan's largest asset management companies are being held incommunicado after being questioned over an alleged national labor f...

Taipei Prosecutor's Office investigates alleged Taiwan stock speculation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei District Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday (Dec. 10) launched the third stage of an investigation into possible labor fund stock speculation. Officials o...

Pacific SOGO Department Stores Co., Ltd. Honored at the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2020

SINGAPORE- Media OutReach - 7 October 2020 - A total of 81 projects and business leaders across Asia were selected as recipients of the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2020 (AREA), which was an inc...

Five legislators indicted in Taiwan Sogo bribery case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four incumbents and one former lawmaker have been indicted for taking bribes from businessman Lee Heng-lung (李恆隆) to help him regain control of the Sogo department stores ...

Taiwan court scraps bail for lawmaker in bribery scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Independent legislator Chao Cheng-yu (趙正宇) will be detained after all as the Taipei District Court on Saturday (Aug. 8) scrapped an earlier favorable bail decision in the ...

Three legislators held in Taiwan Sogo bribery case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five Taiwanese lawmakers have been accused of taking bribes from businessman Lee Heng-lung (李恆隆) with regard to his attempts to regain control of Sogo department stores, a...

Legislators deny SOGO bribery allegations and bailed

UPDATE: Aug. 1, 7:40 p.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors on Saturday (Aug. 1) requested the detention of four incumbent and one former lawmaker over allegations of bribery related to a po...

Taiwan prosecutors raid legislative offices in connection with Sogo scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors raided the offices of four legislators and two former lawmakers Friday (July 31), reportedly in connection with bribery allegations related to a past struggle ...