Far EasTone 2nd telecom operator in Taiwan to receive 5G license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. has received the second 5G license issued by the National Communications Commission (NCC), setting the scene for a summer competition wi...

Wives of Taiwanese business people returning from China boost retail sector

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Business at a major department store in Taipei could surge by 20 percent this year due to the wives of businessmen returning from China to invest on the island, reports sa...

International legal battle brewing over SOGO management in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the purchase of shareholder rights of SOGO department store locations in Taiwan by a Singaporean company, a dispute over store management rights may be brewing. ...

Far Eastern Group chairman believes US trade war is good for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chairman of the Far Eastern Group (遠東集團), Douglas Hsu (徐旭東), believes that in the future China will be able to say “Thank you Trump” for engaging the count...

Taiwan FSC threatens to remove vice chairman of Fubon Financial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The government’s Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) might remove one of the country’s wealthiest businessmen, Daniel Tsai (蔡明忠), as vice chairman of Fubon Financ...

Taiwanese business delegation meets Singapore industry leaders

CIECA and the Taichung city government co-organized a delegation to attend the 14th Joint Meeting between CIECA & SBF. From Jan. 17-20, Chairman Douglas Tong Hsu, Singapore Committee, CIECA (Chair...

New Taipei City’S Only Five-Star & Tallest Restaurant “Asia 49”

Asia 49, situated on the 49th floor of Far Eastern Group’s “Mega Tower,” New Taipei City’s tallest building, is managed by Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei an...

A 101-year-old man finishes a 9K run

A 101-year-old runner finished a 9K run in a road race in Hsinchu County on Sunday, becoming the highlight of the event. Kuo Ting-hu from Taoyuan has participated in the Far Eastern New Century Cla...

FAR EASTERN GROUP AND SHANGRI-LA INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT LTD TO LAUNCH “CAFÉ 50” IN “MEGA 50”

New Taipei City’s tallest building, Mega Tower, is the Far Eastern Group’s most recently completed project, which is located next to Mega City Department Store. The highest floors, from 48F to 50F, ha...

Kaohsiung Metro now accepting EasyCard, iCash, HappyCash

Taipei, July 1 (CNA) The metro system in Kaohsiung on Friday began accepting three other stored value cards, apart from its iPass, as part of the transportation ministry's efforts to make the use of...

EPA to ban development inside national parks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Development projects inside national parks will be halted and completely banned, Environmental Protection Administration Minister Lee Ying-yuan announced Wednesday. Lee was sp...

Far Eastern Group and Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd Together Open Moon Pavilion on May 24

Cantonese restaurant Moon Pavilion, located on the 48 th floor of the 50-story Mega Tower, the tallest building in New Taipei City, will open on May 24, 2016. Owned by the Far Eastern Group and manage...

For consumers in Japan, Hong Kong, more access to Taiwanese fruit

A local gourmet supermarket chain has added an online dimension to its service of shipping Taiwanese fruits to individuals in Hong Kong and Japan, giving consumers in those markets more convenient ...

Legislative Yuan votes to suspend CNS review

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Investment Commission should suspend its review of the proposed takeover of TV operator China Network System Co., Ltd. by the Far Eastern Group...

Far Eastern Group and Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd jointly unveil Mega 48‧50

Far Eastern Group and Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd are together unveiling Mega 48‧50, an innovative dining precinct occupying the top three floors of 50-story Mega Tower, the tallest ...