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October 2012

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China has an abundance of opportunities – if you know where to look

Posted on 31/10/2012, in Front Page, International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Recent economic data suggests the Chinese growth is slowing slightly, but there is no shortage of opportunities if you know where to look.
While China’s annual rate of growth at 7.4% in the third quarter was down … Read more

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Rugby

Wales World Wide puts the business of sport in the spotlight

Posted on 29/10/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

 
Wales World Wide is turning its attention to how sport and business intertwine in November with a focus on the autumn rugby internationals and economic links with the countries Wales will be playing – Argentina, Samoa, New Zealand and … Read more

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Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium will host RWC 2015 matches says Roger Lewis

Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium will host RWC 2015 matches says Roger Lewis

Posted on 26/10/2012, in Interviews, News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Roger Lewis has confirmed Wales will definitely stage some of matches as part of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, hosted by England.
The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff is currently on a shortlist … Read more

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Welsh exporters should ‘take their time to learn the culture of target markets’ says Molson Coors boss

Posted on 25/10/2012, in Interviews, News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
It’s been almost thirty years since Molson Coors boss Peter Swinburn left Wales to pursue a career in international markets.
Peter’s early career was spent selling Bass beer to local pubs in Cardiff.  Since then he has … Read more

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Richard Burton ‘knew where he came from’, says Swansea University professor

Posted on 22/10/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, Season Focus - USA, with 0 Comments

By Steve Howell, reporting from Los Angeles
The setting was movie star – a Beverley Hills mansion with lavish lawn and pool – but the cast and content was steeped in Wales.
The launch in Los Angeles last Thursday of … Read more

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Participants who attended the 2012 Cwrs Cymraeg at the University of Utah

Swansea University teaches Welsh in America

Posted on 18/10/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, Season Focus - USA, with 1 Comment

By Kate Madley
Lecturers from Academi Hywel Teifi based at Swansea University taught a group of international Welsh language learners this summer at the 36th annual ‘Cwrs Cymraeg’ designed by Cymdeithas Madog of the Welsh Studies Institute, North America.… Read more

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Hayley Parsons says Wales has ‘everything’ Gocompare needs

Posted on 15/10/2012, in Interviews, News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

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By Kate Madley
In six short years Hayley Parsons, founder and chief executive officer of Gocompare.com has grown one of the UK’s most successful insurance comparison services from Newport, South Wales.
The start-up, established in … Read more

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Eisteddfod

AmeriCymru stages fourth West Coast Eisteddfod

Posted on 12/10/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, Season Focus - USA, with 1 Comment

By Kate Madley
Tomorrow sees the fourth annual West Coast Eisteddfod taking place in Portland, Oregon – an event which harnesses Welsh connections in America and celebrates Welsh-American history.
Whether or not you believe claims that a Welshman Prince Madog … Read more

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WWW Team

US correspondent is fifth member of WalesWorldWide editorial team

Posted on 11/10/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

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The appointment of a US correspondent, San Diego-based Richard Thomas, whose first report appeared earlier this week, gives WalesWorldWide a five-strong reporting team.
Though not primarily a news organisation, WWW does aim to give members using our online … Read more

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Events in New York and Los Angeles celebrate Richard Burton diaries

Posted on 10/10/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, Season Focus - USA, with 1 Comment

By Robert Titley, New York City, USA
“The Richard Burton Dairies” soon-to-be published by the Yale University Press (www.yalebooks.com), reveal much about the man behind the legend.   Liz Smith calls them “Fun, fascinating and sad.”  Publishers Weekly named… Read more

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