The Foremost Foundation was established through the generosity of Foremost Group - an international shipping and transportation company founded by Dr. James Si-Cheng Chao and Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao.

Dr. Chao remains as Honorary Chairman of Foremost Group to this day and his daughter, Angela Chao, serves as Chair and C.E.O.

Foundation News

The Foremost Foundation Recent News and Events
March 4, 2020
Haida Magnolia Marine Maritime Education Building

Breaking Ground at the National Taiwan Ocean University

Groundbreaking of the Mulan Marine Maritime Education Building at National Taiwan Ocean University On October 30, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Mulan Marine Maritime […]
December 25, 2018
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The Ruth Mulan Chu Chao and James Si-Cheng Chao Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Ruth Mulan Chu Chao and James Si-Cheng Chao Endowed Scholarship Fund at SUNY Maritime College was created to fulfill the Chao Family’s commitment to education […]
November 29, 2018
Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Biography Book

Remarkable Biography of Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Released in Beijing

Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s Biography Released in Beijing Calm Amidst the Storm tells the inspiring story of the life of Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, […]
November 20, 2018
Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Biography Book

Foremost Group Founder Speaks at Beloved Late Wife’s Biography Launch

Dr. James S.C. Chao Speaks at Release of the Biography of His Beloved Late Wife, Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Foremost Group Founder Dr. James Si-Cheng […]