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January 2015

Dublin skyline

European investment set to bolster economic links between Wales and Ireland

Posted on 28/01/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Wales and Ireland are to benefit from an £80 million European programme that will strengthen economic links between the two countries.
The investment for the Ireland Wales programme 2014-2020, was announced by Jane Hutt, Minister for Finance and Government Business.… Read more

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Historic life sciences link established between Québec and Wales

Posted on 23/01/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The Premier of Québec, Philippe Couillard and First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, have witnessed the historic signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Wales’s Life Sciences Hub and the Québec equivalent, Sherbrooke Innopole.
The collaboration is one of … Read more

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Welsh creative talent to feature at Shanghai festival

Posted on 21/01/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Welsh marquetry company, Aryma, will join a host of creative companies at the GREAT Festival of Creativity in Shanghai this March (2-4).
Based at Shanghai’s Long Museum, and led by HRH The Duke of Cambridge, the international festival will feature … Read more

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Wuhan Union Hospital delegation

Swansea University bolsters links with China with launch of joint medical centre

Posted on 16/01/2015, in Front Page, News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Links between Swansea University and China are on the horizon thanks to the opening of a new joint medical centre at Wuhan Union Hospital, founded by a Swansea-born missionary, the Reverend Dr Griffith John.
The Centre was opened during a … Read more

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International politicians and policy makers visit Cardiff for skills seminar

Wales shares its skills expertise with international policy makers

Posted on 14/01/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Politicians and policy makers from Yemen and Ethiopia are visiting Wales this week to find out about the Welsh skills sector.
The visit coincides with the UK’s National Skills Strategy seminar (12-15 January), which includes presentations from Welsh education and … Read more

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Saundersfoot Harbour

Saundersfoot’s historic harbour awarded EU funding boost

Posted on 09/01/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A funding announcement by the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has signalled a major step forward in the redevelopment of Saundersfoot Harbour to become an international destination for marine tourism.
The harbour has been awarded £463,500 in European Regional Development Funding, … Read more

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Henllan Bread NYC landscape

US warms to taste of Wales this Christmas

Posted on 05/01/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Americans enjoyed festive food baked in Wales this Christmas after Welsh bakers, Henllan Bread, secured an order that saw it ship more than 80,000 mince pies to the United States.
The order follows the Denbigh-based business’s appearance at this year’s … Read more

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Season’s Greetings from Wales World Wide – festive views from Wales

Posted on 01/01/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Happy New Year from Wales World Wide. Here’s a festive view of Mount Snowdon, north Wales in winter.… Read more

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