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Medigen to recruit 3,700 volunteers for COVID vaccine phase 2 trials in Taiwan

Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC), a Taiwanese company whose COVID-19 vaccine candidate has been approved for second-stage clinical trials, said Wednesday (Jan. 6) that it will recruit 3,700 volun...

TAIEX soars 22.8% annually in 2020 amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The TAIEX closed at 14732.53 on Thursday (Dec. 31), posting an annual gain of 22.8 percent driven primarily by stocks from biotech, shipping, and ICT sectors. Over 110 ...

Taiwan buys 20 million doses of Covid vaccines, shots ready in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has purchased 20 million doses of coronavirus vaccines, including 10 million from AstraZeneca, while it is still developing three of its own versions. On Wednesd...

Bloomberg slights Taiwan with 3rd place pandemic ranking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bloomberg appears to have committed some miscalculations when it chose to rank New Zealand and Japan ahead of Taiwan in terms of handling the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. ...

Taiwanese pharmaceutical to sell coronavirus vaccines to Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC, 高端疫苗) on Tuesday (Nov. 24) confirmed it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Malaysian firm Metronic Glob...

Taiwan to begin COVID-19 vaccinations as early as 1st quarter of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan could begin the immunization program against COVID-19 as early as the first quarter of 2021, according to the nation's health authorities. Central Epidemic C...

Over 20,000 volunteers sign up for Taiwan vaccine trials in one week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 20,000 people have signed up to participate in phase 2 clinical trials for coronavirus vaccines developed by Taiwanese researchers one week after an online platf...

Third Taiwanese COVID-19 vaccine candidate authorized for human trials

A COVID-19 vaccine candidate jointly developed by Taiwan's Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. and the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been authorized to begin human trials, Taiwan's ...

Taiwan approves human trials for 2nd coronavirus vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Friday (Aug. 28) that it has conditionally approved United Biomedical, Inc., Asia (UBI Asia, 聯亞生技) starting clini...

Taiwanese company joins forces with US to create Wuhan virus vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC, 高端疫苗繼) on Monday (Feb. 17) said that it will cooperate with the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create a new...

OBI Pharma and Mediatek offer fattest compensation packages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Which company offers its employees the best salary and benefits? The results have been pretty astonishing, OBI Pharma (浩鼎) gave its employees the most generous package, in seco...

Taiwan shares close up 0.85%

Taipei, May 30 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan rose on Monday, boosted by late buying of heavily weighted stocks near the end of the trading session and the continued influx of funds from foreign institutional...