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Major Events

2016
10

PChome InterPay announces officially launch, and provides a thorough online payment service to all users of Taiwan’s No.1 e-commerce market – Ruten.

03

PChome InterPay Obtains Electronic Payment Business License

01

PChome InterPay Obtains Permission to Engage Exclusively in Electronic Payment Business

2015
01

Receives the Annual Award of the Influence Brand and First Prize E-Commerce Platform Award hosted by MANAGER Today Magazine.

2014
05

Receives the Gold Award for Online Shopping in the Golden Service Awards hosted by the CommonWealth Magazine.

04

PChomeUSA C2C platform for e-commerce goes on the web, providing Chinese Americans an easy-to-use platform for starting up businesses.

02

LinkTel Inc. develops PChomeTalk, the first dedicated Android Skype phone in the world.

2013
12

The MOEA selects PChome as a Mittelstand Enterprise in the 2nd Mittelstand Awards.

Introduces the 6hr Delivery to Taipei service to test the service with Taipei City. Normal delivery times apply during weekends and holidays.

11

The entire system of PChomePay is upgraded to formally meet the international standards of PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard).

07

PChome opens the market for individual sellers.

03

PChomePay goes on the web to provide third party credit card payment services. Ruten merchants can go online and accept credit card payments directly from their customers.

2012
11

The MOEA awards PChome the Gold Medal for Platform Business Shopping Malls in the 12th Golden Web Awards.

10

The MOEA awards PChome the Award of Excellence in Innovation for Organizations in the 2nd National Industrial Innovation Awards.

06

Business Next Publishing Corp. names PChome #37 under Top 100 Technology Companies.

05

CommonWealth Magazine names PChome #105 under Top 500 Service Companies.

04

PChome US shopping website officially online, to better serve the Chinese community in North America.

02

PChome introduces the English website.

2011
07

CommonWealth awards PChome 24h Shopping #1 for online shopping in the Golden Service Awards.

06

Business Next ranks PChome #73 overall in the 2011 Info Tech 100 and #1 under the information services category.

03

PChome & Skype transfer their operations from PChome Online to its subsidiary, LinkTel Inc., on Mar 1.

01

PChome Global Shopping launches the Alipay online payment system.

2010
12

PChome 24h Shopping wins both the E-Commerce Golden Award and the Annual Best Media and Service Website Award in the 11th Click! Awards.

11

PChome 24h Shopping is selected as the winner of the 3rd Taiwanese Commercial Service Brand of Excellence by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

08

The official launch of PChome Exchange.

07

PChome 24h Shopping takes the lead to provide Credit Card Payment on Delivery service.

PChome Global Shopping is officially online.

06

The 10th anniversary of PChome Shopping.

04

PCHOMESTORE Inc. separates from its parent company, PChome Online Inc., on April 30.

2009
12

PChome Photo wins the Golden Award for Social Networking in the 10th Click! Awards for Media and Service Websites.

11

Sue Yen, the Vice General Manager of the Shopping Department of PChome Online Inc., is selected as a Creative Entrepreneur in the 9th e21 Awards.

PChome 24h Shopping wins the Golden Award in the 9th e21 Awards.

10

PChome 24h Shopping–ERP System wins the Award of Excellence in the 2009 eASIA Awards.

2008
11

PChome Online Shopping wins the Innovation Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

08

PChome Online Shopping begins providing COD (Cash-On-Delivery) service.

05

Cross-border synergy between B2C and C2C: PChome Shopping 24-hour Delivery Service is now at Ruten Auction.

04

PChome Online forms a joint venture with Sinyi Housing, HB Housing, Pacific Housing, CT House, and Century21 to establish Rakuya International to start the online real estate service.

2007
10

PChome Shopping 24-hour Delivery Service achieves the landmark sales of NTD 100 million in a single month.

04

PChome introduces Sales 2.0 to E-Commerce Users – Doing Business without Any Inventory.

2006
06

PChome Online enters into joint venture with eBay to establish the online auction site, www.Ruten.com.tw.

PChome Online rolls out the Web 2.0 Experiment – tests six types of services in Portal 2.0.

2005
11

PChome Online Shopping wins the Gold Award in the e-21 Golden Web Awards.

10

PChome vitalizes e-commerce with Online Shopping Street.

PChome becomes the first online shopping portal to receive approval from the Taiwanese government to issue electronic invoice.

07

PChome launches PChome Unlimited Photo Space.

04

PChome launches a web search engine in alliance with Google.

03

PChome Bookstore with free shipping is officially announced.

PChome Online Shopping reaches new records of 3 million buyers and over 10 thousand daily transactions.

01

PChome is publicly listed in the Taiwan OTC market.

The lottery draw rate of PChome shares is 2.24% in the initial public offering.

2004
07

PChome announces partnership with Skype, a well-known new star in telecom business. Within three months, PChome-Skype’s internet phone software has one million downloads by users. Skype Out is introduced to the market in November 2004.

2003
01

ePaper surpasses the benchmark of 1 million members and 10 million issues.

2002
10

PChome Online collaborates with Sparq to provide free dial-up internet service. PChome Online becomes the first portal website in Taiwan to provide the most resources for free dial-up.

01

PChome Online becomes the only portal website in Taiwan to provide real time stock market quotes at stock.pchome.com.tw.

2000
07

Business Next Publishing Corp. names PChome Online #1 in Top 100 Chinese Websites in Taiwan, #3 in the overall Chinese category.

05

PChome Online is officially renamed.

01

Free email service of the todo portal exceeds 1 million users.

PChome Online membership exceeds 1.8 million, and at the same time announces a consolidation of all its brands and websites, which will all use the brand name PChome Online.

1999
10

PChome Online collaborates with China Times Inc. to host the first 1999 Click! Golden Online Promotion Awards to promote development in Taiwanese web promotions.

05

ePaper is formally established.

The todo portal site releases WebHD, becoming the pioneer in online hard-drive service in the Asian world.

1998
10

PChome Online officially introduces portal service with the announcement of the launch of the todo portal site.

07

Official launch of the corporation with NTD 14.5 million paid-in capital. Hung-Tze Jan is the Chairman, and Arthur Lee is the CEO.

 

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