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  • Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Vancouver Director-General, Mr. & Mrs. Heng-Sheng Chuang, Director, Ms. Sylvia Yang, Director, Mr. Abraham Lin and Taiwan Trade Center Director, Mr. Scott Yang, visited Viva on March 17, 2014.

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  • Indonesian Consulate Consul, Mr. Arief bin Muhammad Director of the Indonesian Trade Promotion Center, Mr. Tengku Bayu Nasrul Sjah Deputy Director of the Indonesian Trade Promotion Center, Mr. M. Rizalu Akbar and Philippine Consulate Deputy Consul General, Mr. Anthony Mandap Philippine Consulate Consul, Mrs. Melanie Rita Balisi Diano and Thai Consulate Deputy Consul General, Ms. Kamolpatr Pratoomkaew Thai Consulate Consul, Mr. Tayatat Kanjanapipatkul Director of Thai Trade Office, Ms. Nisabudh Virabutr and Vice President of Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, Ms. Kausar Kassim , visited Viva on Dec 12, 2013.

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  • "Thank you, Viva Pharmaceutical!" .... "In 2013, the Ko family and Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. made a $1-million pledge to BC Children's Hospital Foundation's Campaign for BC Children", from Page A5 of The Vancouver Sun on Jan 27, 2013.

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  • Consul General Liu Fei and Overseas Affairs Consul Li Yue from Consulate General of China in Vancouver, visited Viva on Dec 12, 2013.

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  • Dr. Michael Coughtrie, Professor and Dean of Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty, UBC visited Viva on Dec 6, 2013.

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  • Consul General Anne Callaghan of U.S. Consulate in Vancouver, Political-Economic Officer Peter Broadbent and Economic Section Intern David Figueroa ,visited Viva on Nov 21, 2013.

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  • "Thank you for your tremendous generosity to the University of British Columbia. I was delighted to learn that you recently made a gift of 1.5 million to support the research initiatives of the Department of Urologic Science in the Faculty of Medicine. Building on your previous donation, your remarkable support will have a profound influence on research in this field, yielding valuable medical insights."  -- From Thank you letter of UBC president, November 15, 2013.

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  • GOLD Sponsor, 2013 liver foundation 10th anniversary gala - Viva Pharmaceutical Inc.

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  • Michael Y.K. Tseng, Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vancouver and officers ( Zheng Jie Huang-Director of OCAC Division, Lisa Lee-Deputy Director of O.C.A.C. Division and Isaac C. Chiu- Division Director) visited Viva on Oct 24, 2013.

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  • A 21-member Vietnam Business Delegation headed by Tran Quang Dung-Consul General, Pham Phuong Anh-Consul and Hoang Anh Dung -Commercial Counseler Vancouver visited Viva at Oct 23, 2013.

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  • Viva donated $70,000 to Richmond Hospital Foundation for new surgical operation equipments. -- Oct 19, 2013 
  • Viva Pharmaceutical Inc., a $500,000 donation supported education and research in the Department of Urologic Science, UBC. -- Oct 16, 2013 
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  • Dr. Larry Goldenberg, Head of the Department of Urologic Sciences at UBC and the Executive Director of the Prostate Centre at VGH, visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on June 12, 2013.

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  • Viva Pharmaceutical Sponsored BC Children's Hospital's 2013 For Children We Care Dinner which was held on February 2, 2013 at Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre.
    Viva generously donated $300,000 Canadian Dollars to support the Campaign for BC Children Hospital Foundation.

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  • Congratulations to President & CEO, Mr. Jason Ko for receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal on January 6, 2013 for his significant contributions to the Canadian society.

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  • Viva Pharmaceutical Inc., donated $1800 for the Scotia bank Feast of Fortune Fundraising Dinner to help Mount Saint Joseph Hospital’s Rapid Access Breast Clinic purchase a 3D Ultrasound Breast Scanner (ABVS) to fight breast cancer and save lives. The ABVS will be the first equipment of its kind in Western Canada. The 2013 Scotiabank Feast of Fortune is hold on February 16, 2013 at The Westin Bayshore hotel, Vancouver.
  • Viva was the Gold Sponsor for 2012 LIVERight Gala. Help support over 400,000 people living with liver disease in BC and Yukon. The Dinner which was held on November 17, 2012 at Pan Pacific Convention Centre.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical generously donated $10,000 Canadian Dollars to CANADIAN LIVER FOUNDATION FUNDRAISING GALA on November, 17 2012.
  • Dr. Christopher Nguan Assistant Professor Dept. of Urologic Sciences, UBC and Dr. Angela Nguan visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on October 15, 2012.

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  • Viva Pharmaceutical generously donated $18,000 Canadian Dollars to "The Richmond Hospital Foundation" dinner which is held on October 13, 2012 at the River Rock Casino Resort & Show Theatre.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical Contributed $1,000 dollars scholarship to Shan Jade Harte, Classical ballet on September 28, 2012.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical generously donated $1 Million Canadian Dollars in March 31, 2012 to the Faculty of Medicine, UBC for urology cancer research and education.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical sponsored $5,000 dollars for 2012 Taiwan Canadian Cultural Society Fundraising Donation on April 1, 2012.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical Contributed $1,000 dollars scholarship to Patrick Chan, Canadian Figure Skating Champion on February 17, 2012.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical sponsored $2,000 dollar to TYPEABC (Taiwan Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs Associates of BC) for the Mentorship events on February 16, 2012.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical has received official letter from US FDA on February 13, 2012 indicating that Viva’s manufacturing facility has been classified as acceptable by US FDA with regards to compliance to current good manufacturing practices (CGMPs).

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  • Viva Pharmaceutical was the Platinum Sponsor for BC Children's Hospital's 2012 For Children We Care Dinner which was held on February 4, 2012 at Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre. Viva generously donated $10,000 Canadian Dollars to support the Campaign for BC Children.

  • Viva Pharmaceutical generously donated $10,000 Canadian Dollars to "The Richmond Hospital Foundation" which was held on Dec 15, 2011 at Sun Sui Wah seafood restaurant in our company Christmas party.

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  • Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. is proud to announce the success of approval of a new United States Patent with US patent No. 7,968,128: Plant Extract Compositions for treatment of insomnia. It is from natural plant-based compounds. This invention significantly improves sleeping disorder such as insomnia over the over-counter drugs. Animal test results showed the plant extract compositions in this invention have no side effects, no addiction, as well as no drug interaction with other medicines.

  • Viva Pharmaceutical donated $5,000 dollars to Canadian Cancer Society on July 29, 2011.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical contributed $4,000 dollars to the World Chinese Entrepreneurs Scholarships on May 26, 2011.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical sponsored $5,000 dollars to Richmond Hospital on April 18, 2011.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical contributed $1,000 dollars to BC Cancer Foundation on April 7, 2011.
  • VivaPharmaceutical generously donated $20,000 Canadian Dollars to "CANADIAN RED CROSS" to support JAPANESE EARTHQUAKE - ASIA PACIFIC TSUNAMI on March 22, 2011.

  • Viva Pharmaceutical was the Diamond Sponsor for BC Children's Hospital's 2011 For Children We Care Dinner which was held on Feb 5, 2011 at Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre. Viva generously donated $25,000 Canadian Dollars to support the Campaign for BC Children.

  • VivaPharmaceutical generously donated $10,000 Canadian Dollars to "The Richmond Hospital Foundation" for support Telethon / Radiothon 2010.

  • Viva Pharmaceutical was the Silver Sponsor for the Canadian Cancer Society Asian Campaigns 16th Anniversary Gala Dinner 2010. The dinner was held on May 30, 2010. Viva generously donated $2,500

  • Viva Pharmaceutical was the Platinum Sponsor for BC Children's Hospital's 2010 For Children We Care Dinner which was held on May 8, 2010 at Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre. Viva generously donated $10,000 Canadian Dollars to support the Campaign for BC Children.

  • Congratulations to our R&D manager Sherry Xie. Viva Pharmaceutical received a US patent 7,662,406. Chewable Softgels exhibit a very soft, pleasant chewing texture and non-stickiness, as well as excellent stability. It is a new form for the people who often experience difficulty in swallowing and ingesting medicines in solid forms such as tablets, pills, and capsules, especially children and the elderly. This patented chewable softgels permit easy ingestion and whose active components are rapidly released in the oral cavity are desirable in the event of a medical emergency such as an attack of angina pectoris.

  • Brunei delegation lead by Dato Paduka Haji Ali Apong, the Permanent Secretary of Prime Minister’s Office of Brunei Darussalam, visited Viva on March 09, 2010.

  • Viva generously donated $10,000 Canadian Dollars to Tzu Chi Foundation for Haiti Earthquake Relief Operation.

  • Viva donated $2,000 Canadian Dollars to UBC “In Melodies We Meet” fund raising concert for Sino-Canadian Music Education Foundation.

  • HALAL CERTIFICATION HAS BEEN GRANTED
    Successful Inspection by the Islamic Services of America

    HALAL CERTIFICATION This important announcement – Halal Certification by the Islamic Services of America (ISA) – is the result of diligent efforts by Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. (Viva). This is also the beginning of a much anticipated and exciting corporate journey into the manufacturing of Halal certified products. This certification process will provide products for Muslim members as well as providing future business opportunities for both domestic and export markets.

    Following the inspection on February 8, 2010, Viva’s Canadian Richmond BC facility is now compliant with Halal requirements for the manufacturing of dietary supplements and natural health categorized products. Viva is now certified to manufacture softgel capsules; in future, Viva will pursue in getting the bulk powders, tablets, hard-shell capsules and many other dosage forms registered and inspected to Halal standards.

    The ISA is a well-trusted certificating agency that is internationally recognized. They have been in operation since 1975 and are an extremely knowledgeable. Ongoing compliance assistance will be made available to Viva.

    Viva is committed to research and development while ensuring the very best in quality control.

    If you’d like more information about this topic. Please contact Viva’s Sales Department at (604) 718-0816
    or email at info@vivapharm.com.
  • Viva generously donated $4,000 to support tWorld Chinese Entrepreneur Scholarships.

  • US Consul General Team. Philip Chicola, Cheryl Schell, visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on December 09, 2009

  • Tianjin Tasly Group Co.Ltd visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on November 27, 2009

  • China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Medicines & Health Products visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on November 18, 2009

  • Laboratorios Natural Freshly Infabo SA from Colombia visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on October 26, 2009 and has signed an exclusive importer agreement to sell products manufactured by Viva and use our brand in this country.

  • Viva donated $2,000 US dollars to Taiwan Chamber of Commerce in Seattle to initiate and seek the supports and donation from the local communities for Taiwan Morakot Typhoon Relief. As Viva will build up a subsidiary - Viva Biopharm USA in Blaine, we would like to be the part of the communities in Washington States.

  • Viva generously donated $50,000 Canadian Dollars to Tzu Chi Foundation for Taiwan Morakot Typhoon Relief on August 19, 2009.

  • Mr. Yang Guang Ming, Director of Taiwan Trade Center in Vancouver, visited Viva Pharmaceutical on June 18, 2009.

  • Viva Pharmaceutical was the Silver Sponsor for the Chinese Federation of Commerce of Canada Fundraising Gala 2009 for 2381 BCR (Irish Fusiliers) Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps. The dinner was held on May 16th, 2009 at Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport.

  • Viva Pharmaceutical was the Silver Sponsor for the Canadian Cancer Society Asian Campaigns 15th Anniversary Gala Dinner 2009. The dinner was held on May 2nd, 2009 at Regency Vancouver. Viva generously donated $3,800

  • City of Richmond Mayor, Mr. Malcolm Brodie, visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on April 23, 2009 and had a plant tour.

  • Richmond-Steveston MLA John Yap visited Viva Pharmaceutical on March 18, 2009 and had a plant tour.

  • Congratulations to Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on earning NSF Certification on February 20, 2009 as part of the NSF Certified for sport program. In partnership with an independent testing organization, Viva is committed to manufacturing the highest of quality products.

  • Viva Pharmaceutical was the Diamond Sponsor for BC Children's Hospital's 2009 For Children We Care Dinner which was held on Feburary 8, 2009 at Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre. Viva generously donated $20,000 Canadian Dollars to support the Campaign for BC Children.

  • Viva Pharmaceutical on Jan. 29, 2009 generously donated $5,000 to the 4th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention Canada Founding & Development Society's scholarship program. The scholarship program supports 23 highly qualified recipients, they are all from B.C. except 1 is from Toronto.
  • Mr. Liang Shugen, Consul General of the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Vancouver, accompanied by Science Counselor Mr. Shenlong, and Technology Counselor Mr. Yuan Zhanling, visited Viva Pharmaceutical on December 19, 2008.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical generously donated $10,000 Canadian Dollars to the Richmond Hospital Foundation's MRI Campaign on November 10, 2008.
  • Mr. & Mrs. Zhou Wei-Zhong, Director General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vancouver, Mr. Zhan Wen-Xu, Director of the Overseas Chinese Culture & Education Centre, Mr. Chai Wen-Kai, Director of Taiwan Trade Centre in Vancouver visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on October 28, 2009.
  • Delegation from China Liaoning Provincial Science & Technology Department, headed by the Director of Science & Technology Department, Mr. Gong Liming, Deputy Director, Mr. Mu Xiaosen, and Mr. Tan Fengwu, accompanied by Mr. Shen Ning, Director of Benxi City Pharmaceutical Development Committee visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on September 8th, 2008
  • Viva Pharmaceutical on Aug. 27, 2008 generously donated $1,000 to the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver's Telethon/Radiothon 2008.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical on May 21, 2008 generously donated $10,000 Canadian Dollars to Tzu Chi Foundation Canada's "Great Love to the Suffering in China" fundraising activity to help and care for the earthquake disaster victims.
  • Mr. Xu Jinzhong, Director of China ZheJiang Haining Economic Development Zone Management Committee, leads the delegation visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on March 20, 2008.
  • Congratulations to our R&D manager Sherry Xie. Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. received a US patent with patent number 7,341,708 in March 11, 2008 issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This invention related to methods of preparing amino acid chelates and complexes, and uses thereof. The amino acids chelates produced by invention method are essentially pure, highly soluble over a wide pH range and are stable in solutions such as milk and juice for extended periods of time.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical generously donated $10,000 Canadian Dollars to the Richmond Hospital Foundation's MRI Campaign on March 29, 2008.
  • Mr. Shi Yunliang, Vice Mayor of PingHu City, China, leads the delegation from PingHu Economic Development Zone in Shejiang Province, visited Viva Pharmaceutical on February 29, 2008.
  • Mr. Herve Sarnelli, Trade Commissioner of Trade Commission of France, Ms. Isabelli Garriaud, Trade Officer by Trade Commission of France, Ms. Janet Sullivan, Deputy Consul General of British Consulate General and Ms. Tish Nicolls, Trade Officer of British Consulate General along with Mr. Ian Cheng, President of Comox CanadAsia Business Society came on December 21, 2007 to visit Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. and had a plant tour.
  • Mr. Shen Long, Science Consul of China Consulate General in Vancouver and Mr. Ian Cheng, President of Comox CanadAsia had a plant tour of Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on December 19, 2007.
  • Delegation from Suzhou Industrial Park Administration Committee including Chairman Mr. Ma Ming Long, Director of Science & Technology Department Bureau Mr. D.C. Zhang, Senior Executive of Asia-Pacific Investment Promotion Bureau Mr. Yin Jian Guo, SIN Bio&Nano Technology Development Co., Ltd. General Manager Ms. Yuwen Liu and Specialist of Business Development Department Mr. Derek Wang as well as Foreign Affairs Office of Suzhou Industrial Park Deputy Director Mr. Li Feng visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on November 1, 2007 for future business investment project in China.

  • China Dong Guan Delegation including Vice Mayor of the People’s Government of Dong Guan City, Director of the Financial Bureau of Dong Guan City, Director of the Science & Technology Bureau of Dong Guan City, Deputy Director of the Management Committee of Songshan Lake Science & Technology Industrial Park of Dong Guan City, Chairman of the People’s Government of Nancheng District, Dong Guan City, Deputy Director of the Foreign Affairs Bureau of Dong Guan City, President of the Dong Guan S Star Solar Energy Co., Ltd., President of the Pacific Gold Technology Ltd. and President of Dong Guan Trust Co., Ltd. visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on October 31, 2007 for future business investment project in China.
  • Mr. Seiichi Otsuka, Consul General of Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, B.C. and Mr. Yuichi Hoshi, Consul for Economic Affairs along with Mr. Ian Cheng, President of Comox CanadAsia Business Society visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on Wednesday October 10, 2007.
  • Mr. & Mrs. David Lee, Representative of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Ottawa, Mr. & Mrs. Chun Cheng Kung, Director General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vancouver, Mr. Jeffrey Kau, Deputy Director General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vancouver, Mr. Michael Hsiao, Former Director of Taiwan Trade Centre, Vancouver and Mr. Richard Tsai, Director of Taiwan Trade Centre, Vancouver visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on September 10, 2007.
  • Brunei Delegation including Deputy Permanent Secretary, Mr. Haji Bahrin Abdullah, Finance Officer, Mr. Ahmad Fathi Junaidi and Deputy General Manager, Mr. Haji Abu Baker Hj Ibrahim visited Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. on September 5, 2007 for Viva Brunei Business Plan.
  • Viva will exibit the SupplySide West 2007 in Las Vegas from November 6~8, 2007 Booth No. 10005.
  • Mr. Lewis A. Lukens, Consul General of U.S. Consulate General in B.C., along with Mr. Ian Cheng, President of Comox CanadAsia Business Society, visited Viva plant on July 17, 2007 for building a new facility at the City of Blaine in Washington State.
  • Viva attended the Natural Health Product Expo West in Anaheim from March 9~11, 2007 Booth No. 456. The Company unveiled a dynamic new trade show display. Response to Viva’s work at this show was enthusiastic.
  • Viva will be the silver sponsor for the Candian Cancer Society Diversity Gala 2007 at Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • Viva was the 2007 Plantium Sponsor for BC Children's Hospital Foundation for Children We Care Dinner held on February 6, 2007 to raise $500,000 Canadian Dollars to support the Genetic Research Endowment.
  • Viva attended the Healthplex Expo 2006 from August 30~September 1, 2006 in Beijing China. This world class exposition is hosted by the China Chamber of Commerce of Medicines and Health Products Importers and Exporters, Trade Development Bureau of Ministry of Commerce, PRC. The exhibition focuses on four areas of the health industry: nature medicines, functional foods, natural cosmetics and homecare products.
  • Viva was the Silver Sponsor for the Canadian Cancer Society Diversity Gala 2006. The dinner was held on March 18, 2006 at Hyatt Regency Vancouver and raised 25,000 CAD
  • Viva Pharmaceutical President Jason Ko led the sales and marketing team to visit Brunei in February 2006 to examine a joint venture with the Brunei government
  • Viva sponsored S.U.C.C.E.S.S. for printing the Diabetes Mellitus Family Education Manual in 2006.
  • Viva was the Platinum Sponsor for BC Children's Hospital's 2006 For Children We Care Dinner which was held on January 26, 2006 at Pan Pacific Convention Centre
  • A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in November 2005 between Viva Pharmaceutical Inc. and Southern Taiwan Science Park Administration which will see the parties engage in cooperative Research & Development initiatives
  • Viva Pharmaceutical donated $20,000 Canadian Dollars to UNICEF TSUNAMI RELIEF in 2005.
  • Viva Pharmaceutical donated $10,000 Canadian Dollars to the Richmond Hospital Foundation and an additional $10,000 to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation for the celebration of 10th anniversary in 2004.
  • Viva received the 2003 B.C. New-Canadian Entrepreneur Awards.
  • President of Viva received the Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002.