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S. Korea, Britain to Hold Working-level Talks Next Week Following Brexit Vote

S. Korea, Britain to Hold Working-level Talks Next Week Following Brexit Vote

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and Britain will hold working-level talks next week to chart their future partnership after British parliamentarians’ vote this week on their government’s deal to leave the European Union (EU), an official at Seoul’s foreign ministry said Monday. The director-general meeting is set for Jan. 23 after the [...]

Samsung Bioepis’ Ontruzant Hits Britain

Samsung Bioepis’ Ontruzant Hits Britain

SEOUL, Mar. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean biopharmaceutical firm Samsung Bioepis Co. said Friday its biosimilar cancer drug Ontruzant has begun selling in Britain following approval from a European regulator. Global health care company MSD has begun distributing the biosimilar that references Switzerland-based Roche Holding’s Herceptin, also known as Trastuzumab, in the country, Samsung [...]

Celltrion’s Truxima Has 30 pct Market Share in Britain

Celltrion’s Truxima Has 30 pct Market Share in Britain

SEOUL, Aug. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — An affiliate of South Korean biopharmaceutical firm Celltrion Inc. said Tuesday that its biosimilar drug Truxima accounts for 30 percent of the Britain market. Truxima, a reference to Roche’s Mabthera, also known as Rituxan, has become a presence in the European country since its launch in April, Celltrion Healthcare [...]

English Translation of S. Korean Children’s Novel to be Sold in Britain

English Translation of S. Korean Children’s Novel to be Sold in Britain

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — A translated version of a new book by a best-selling South Korean children’s novelist will be sold in Britain, the author’s overseas agency said Monday. The British publishing company, Little, Brown Book Group, will publish Hwang Seon-mi’s “The Dog Who Dreamed of Love” in English next fall, KL Management [...]