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Merck To Close Plant In South Korea As Part Of Global Supply Strategy
By  •  November 12, 2008  •  PharmAsia News •  598 words

SHANGHAI – Merck will close down its plant in South Korea, the U.S.-based drug maker said Nov. 3. The shut down of the manufacturing facility in Siheung, Gyeonggi-do, will mean initial lay offs for 20 of 40 South Korean workers … Read the rest


Merck Develops Asia Hub In Taiwan
By  •   •  PharmAsia News •  627 words

SHANGHAI – Merck KGaA and Taiwan’s Development Center for Biotechnology announced Oct. 29 the opening of Merck’s Asian Technology and Training Center in Taiwan.

The center will provide technical services, application support and a user-training platform for Merck’s biopharmaceutical customers … Read the rest


Eli Lilly In Asia Expansion Overdrive
By  •  October 27, 2008  •  PharmAsia News •  1,099 words

SHANGHAI – Eli Lilly opened a brand new Asian office and unveiled a major expansion at a second office in as many days as part of a company-wide shift to a new collaborative research and development model, company officials told … Read the rest


China Recalls Contaminated TCM Injection
By  •  October 16, 2008  •  PharmAsia News •  451 words

SHANGHAI – China has ordered a recall of two batches of acanthopanax-based injections, also know as Siberian ginseng, after reports of serious adverse reactions that caused the death of three patients in Yunan Province, China’s Ministry of Health announced Oct. … Read the rest