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Shoemaker tops Forbes list of Taiwan’s wealthiest business people for second year running

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to the new World’s Billionaires list from Forbes Magazine, shoemaker Zhang Congyuan (張聰淵) keeps his title as Taiwan’s wealthiest individual this year...

Accounting firm: Trump financial statements aren't reliable

NEW YORK (AP) — The accounting firm that prepared former President Donald Trump’s annual financial statements says the documents, used to secure lucrative loans and burnish Trump's image as a wealthy ...

Group: Tax rich to fund vaccines for poor hit by pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Anti-poverty organization Oxfam called Monday for governments to impose a one-time 99% tax on the world's billionaires and use the money to fund expanded production of vaccines for the p...

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'...

World's billionaires saw ranks, wealth grow in 2017

BERLIN (AP) — The rich got richer than ever before last year, with China leading the way. Swiss bank UBS said Friday that its annual study of the world's billionaires found their com...

35 Taiwan tycoons listed on Forbes' World Billionaires list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Forbes has released its annual World's Billionaires list on Tuesday, with 35 of Taiwan's wealthiest tycoons in the list, including Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘), who ...