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  • Re-location of Hsisanchung Branch of the Land Bank of Taiwan and branch opening with new services

    The Hsisanchung Branch of the Bank has been relocated to No. 88, Section 1, Chongyang Road, Sanchong District, New Taipei City on November 19 2018 (Monday) to expand its scope of services and provide good quality banking services to the public. The branch has also unveiled love, care and feedback to society’s charity events.The Hsisanchung Branch is located at the Cailiao Trade Circle of Sanchong District, and is adjacent to the junction of ChongYang Road and ChongXin Road. It is in the immediate area of the SanChong Station and Cailiao Station of the MRT, and is convenient for commuters. The trade circle is the site of a large number of business entities with active and voluminous business activities and has proper installations of public facilities. The high number of population in the trade circle has benefited the development of the banking business.The main hall of Hsisanchung Branch is comfortably designed with the installation of proper facilities to provide a full-range banking services including deposits, loans, remittances and VIP wealth management. A digital banking zone has also been established equipped with computers and is iPad accessible to customers who use telephone voice service banking, Internet banking, online ATM, and mobile APPs to complete transactions in real-time to avoid the trouble of queuing.Further to its ceaseless efforts in upgrading service quality, the Bank is also active in social charity events and performs its corporate social responsibility to its entirety. The Bank has continuously worked in cooperation with many county/city governments in launching “Education Charity Scholarship and Funding Trust” and “Social Welfare Charity Care Trust” for its perpetual attention to the livelihood of the socially vulnerable groups. Furthermore, the Bank has also organized the “LOHAS Retirement Lives” special loan program and continued the advocacy of caring for the children of underprivileged families, the elderly and the handicapped to show the charitable image of taking from society and giving back to society. The Bank organized the “Prince Drumming Performance” on the day of the grand opening of the Hsisanchung Branch in order to intensify the interaction between the branch and the public and as feedback to society, and also held a charity donation ceremony (Happy Mount). The event was filled with joy and warmth.The Bank has been established for 7 decades and has accomplished the mission assigned by the government as a professional banking institution. The Bank has also been oriented towards the 5 + 2 operations in recent years including the financing of selected industries, financing to support the southbound policy, syndicated loans, international banking, trust, wealth management, urban renewal and the reconstruction of old and dangerous buildings with excellence. The Bank also runs the operations under the entrepreneurial principle of “innovation and efficiency” to seek stronger international competitive power and moving towards the vision of a full-range good quality financial institution.
    Last Update: 2019/01/09
  • Onions for All: Land Bank of Taiwan Bought Agricultural Produce off Farmers for Charitable Causes

    Recently due to surplus harvests of national agricultural produce like onions, garlics and bananas, their prices have not been as favorable as expected. To be empathetic to farmers’ hard work and to take care of farmers’ livelihood, the government has been advocating and encouraging produce purchases. To echo the government policy and to support farmers, Land Bank of Taiwan organized the charity event of “Buying Agricultural Produce off Farmers for Charitable Causes” and purchased 36.45 tons of produce from the Fruits & Vegetables Cooperative Association ROC, i.e., 2,250 bags of onions, 150 bags of garlics and 300 crates of bananas, which were distributed to various welfare organizations and charities via the Bank’s headquarters and 148 branches across the island in early May.    Today (May 3rd), the Bank’s chairperson, Joanne Ling, along with her colleagues, visited the Genesis Social Welfare Foundation (GSWF) to donate the produce, rendering a heart-warming sight. In her speech, Chairperson Ling pointed out that the GSWF is Taiwan’s only social welfare agency specializing in taking care of people in deep coma. The GSWF went through a demanding period in its early inception. But given efforts and persistent on the part of its founder, Mr. Cao Qing, the GSWF was able to start serving those in a vegetative state in 1986 under the name of “Genesis Care Center for Those in Coma”. In the following year (1987), the GSWF’s application to register its name was granted and had since teamed up with its sister organizations, the Huashan Social Welfare Foundation (HSWF) and the Zenan Homeless Social Welfare Foundation (ZHSWF), to set up many bases throughout Taiwan and take care of the disadvantaged, such as those in coma, elderlies living alone, and the homeless, while lessening the burden of many families and soothing their psychological pain.      In recent years, the Bank has been consistently working with the GSWF, the HSWF and the ZHSWF by organizing charity events of buying and donating agricultural produce. It is with the GSWF’s complete support network that the Bank can spread the love to those in need. We hope the general public will join in the act of kindness and purchase more of the country’s agricultural produce, not only for one’s good health but also to help with the farmers’ livelihood.    A 100% state-run bank under the Ministry of Finance, the Bank focuses on its finance expertise to generate income for the national treasury, as well as keeping the society’s disadvantaged groups in mind and inviting social welfare agencies to take part in the Bank’s annual charity events, so that the disadvantaged will receive love and care from the society. Further, we hope our action will set off ripple effects and draw more people from the general public to follow suit.
    Last Update: 2018/08/16