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Shoemaker tops Forbes list of Taiwan’s richest business people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to the latest list published by Forbes Magazine, a little-known shoemaker, Zhang Congyuan (張聰淵), is Taiwan’s wealthiest individual with a fortune estimated...

Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou ranked as richest man in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Terry Gou (郭台銘), the founder of Hon Hai Precision, known outside of Taiwan as Foxconn, has retaken the crown as Taiwan's richest person on the Forbes annual world'...

Global Industry Leaders Highlighted Food Safety Issues in Times of Pandemic at the 6th Food Safety Forum

GS1 HK Launches Trusted FoodNet to Promote Information Visibility HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 15 January 2021 - The 6th Food Safety Forum organised by GS1 Hong Kong (GS1 HK) concluded its online ...

Taiwan’s Ting Hsin Hote Foundation hosts 2020 Cultural Heritage Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ting Hsin Hote Foundation (頂新和德文教基金會) hosted talks on Friday (Dec. 18) with Taiwanese and Malaysian experts, who demonstrated traditional crafts and discussed the importan...

Bakery outlet Bread Société to close after 13 years in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Popular bakery outlet Bread Société (布列德) has announced the closure of all its Taiwan stores by the end of June, citing the impact of the pandemic. The co...

Wei brothers replace Terry Gou as Taiwan's richest: Forbes

The Wei brothers of Ting Hsin International Group, a large food and beverage conglomerate in Taiwan, replaced Terry Gou (郭台銘), founder of Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., ...

Taiwan tycoon to begin 4 years and 8 months in prison for food safety scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wei Ying-chun (魏應充), one of the four brothers who own the Ting Hsin International Group, will start serving four years and eight months in prison for his part in one of se...

Taiwan tycoon to serve 5 years and 9 months in prison for food safety scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Wei Ying-chun (魏應充), one of four brothers who own Ting Hsin International Group, will serve five years and nine months in prison for his part in food safety scandals invol...

Six-time Taiwan pro baseball league champion team up for sale

Taipei (CNA) - Six-time Taiwan professional baseball league championship team the Lamigo Monkeys created a bombshell Wednesday when its owner announced that the team is being put up for sale. The d...

FamilyMart seeks to end China partnership with Taiwan’s Ting Hsin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese convenience store franchise FamilyMart is reportedly suing to sever cooperation ties with the scandal-embroiled Taiwanese conglomerate Ting Hsin International (頂新...

Parole approved for Taiwan tycoon jailed in food safety scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ting Hsin International (頂新) tycoon Wei Ying-chun (魏應充) will soon be out of prison after serving more than 500 days of a two-year prison sentence for his role in food safe...

Band mocks 7 Taiwan brands that lost ground after entering China market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of the controversy swirling around Taiwan's "bread master" Wu Pao-chun (吳寶春) after he kowtowed to China in an attempt to save his branch in Shanghai, ...

China's state-owned Cosco takes over Port of Kaohsiung: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It appears that China's state-run shipping and logistics giant China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) could now own the Port of Kaohsiung, the largest harbor in Taiwan, thoug...

Taiwan rejects parole for Ting Hsin tycoon jailed in food safety scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tycoon Wei Ying-chun’s (魏應充) application for parole after serving half of his two-year prison sentence for his role in food safety scandals has been rejected because...

Japan’s Itochu completes takeover of major share in Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese trading house Itochu Corporation (伊藤忠) has completed its acquisition of scandal-stricken Ting Hsin International’s (頂新集團) 37.17-percent stake in Taipei 101 ...