Tuesday, 18 February 2020

China News

  • H10N8 strain of bird flu not a threat to humans'

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2014

    Singapore: The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that H10N8 strain of the continually evolving avian influenza virus is not a current threat to public health. H10N8 is a descenda...Read more

  • CCBC completes $50 mn convertible notes financing with Golden Meditech

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2012

    Singapore: China Cord Blood Corporation (CCBC), the first and largest cord blood banking operator in China, has successfully completed the previously announced $50 million convertible note...Read more

  • Focus on needs of society: Dr Weidong Yin

    China |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Mar, 2012

    Dr Weidong Yin, the man behind Sinovac, was honoured with BioSpectrum Asia Pacific Bioscience Industry Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2011. Sinovac was established in 2001 with a missio...Read more

  • Multiple organzations join hands to curb fake drug business

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2012

    Singapore: US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is gearing up its efforts to combat fake medicine circulating in the market and has joined hands with 11 new organizations to strengthen its glo...Read more

  • BASF helps stop animal testing in China

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: BASF has provided US-based Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) with equipment critical to replacing the use of animals for eye irritation testing of certain chemicals. IIVS w...Read more

  • Boehringer to open $46 mn biologics plant in Shanghai

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: German drug major Boehringer Ingelheim has planned to build a biologics plant in Shanghai, China, to offer contract manufacturing to Chinese companies developing their own drugs....Read more

  • Director resigns at China Nepstar Chain Drugstore

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2012

    Singapore: Mr. Gary Siu Kwan Sik has resigned as an independent director of China Nepstar Chain Drugstore, the largest drugstore chain in China based on the number of directly operated stor...Read more

  • Mindray explores ultrasound for emergency medicine

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: China-based Mindray Medical's American subsidiary has partnered with Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) to underwrite a grant for point-of-care ultrasound, providing insight int...Read more

  • DKSH expands in Hong Kong

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: DKSH Business Unit Healthcare, a leading partner for healthcare companies seeking to grow their business in Asia, has signed an agreement with Nong's, traditonal chinese medicine...Read more

  • AusBiotech, Hong Kong firm to partner on investment events

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Biotechnology industry group, AusBiotech and Beacon Events, organiser of the largest resource sector investor event in the Asia Pacific Region called Mines and Money, announced a...Read more

  • Luqa Pharma is tailoring products for China

    China |  Influencers | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment | 13 Feb, 2013

    Mr Robert J Braithwaite, who came to China 15 years ago, was greatly influenced following his exposure to the dragon nation. The realization that there is a demand for drugs of various kind...Read more

  • WHO: Invest in local research to improve healthcare

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: WHO has urged countries to invest in local research in order to develop a system of universal health coverage tailored to each individual country's situation to help ensure that ...Read more

  • WHO: Bird flu is back in China

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Three cases of human infection with influenza A (H7N9) has erupted in China, notified China Health and Family Planning Commission to World Health Organization (WHO). The cases we...Read more

  • WuXi to build its third cell therapy manufacturing facility

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: WuXi PharmaTech, provider of R&D capability and technology platform for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, is building construction of a new, 145,0...Read more

  • Agnitio expands in China

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2012

    Singapore: Agnitio, a leader in healthcare sector closed-loop marketing technology, continues to expand its global presence with the opening of regional headquarters in Shanghai and a part...Read more

  • PharmaNet/i3 wins award for oncology research

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: PharmaNet/i3, inVentiv Health's clinical segment, and a leading provider of clinical development services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug and medical device compan...Read more

  • Rongxiang Xu gets Golden Biatec award for regenerative science

    China |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: Dr Rongxiang Xu has been awarded the Golden Biatec 2013 international award by the Informal Economic Forum (IEF) Economic Club for his "exemplary efforts to finding a solution fo...Read more

  • China clears WuXi PharmaTech toxicology facility

    China |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Bioscience R&D outsourcing services company WuXi PharmaTech's toxicology facility in Suzhou has received a certificate of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) from the State Food a...Read more