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Jamaica’s Creative Industries Key Contributor to Economic Growth. Jamaica Information Services, 30 April 2012

Pompidou plans to go global: focus is Brazil, India, China. President looks to extend the brand through a network of rotating galleries. The Art Newspaper, 30 April 2012

Taiwan’s Minister hopes culture budget is at least 1% of national budget. Focus Taiwan, 30 April 2012

Cultural enrichment might be key to tourism development in China. China Daily, USA, 30 April 2012

Bahrain, 2012 Capital of Arab Culture, home to Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage. Gulf News, 29 April 2012

Digital gaming strategy key to attract foreign investment in Malta. Malta Independent Online, 28 April 2012

The EU looks to China which has made culture and people-to-people contacts an essential cornerstone of its global diplomacy. Dawn.com, 28 April 2012

Italy, Myanmar step up cooperation in cultural heritage preservation of Myanmar. Bernama, 27 April 2012

Hollywood Stars Come to DC to Advocate Arts Funding. Abc news, 27 April 2012

'The Scream' Sale CouldContinue Global Art Shift. US News & World Report, 27 April 2012

Individual giving activity in the arts sector set for 'remarkable' rise. CivilSociety.co.uk, 26 April 2012

Can Frieze New York Reshape the US Art Market. ArtLyst, 26 April 2012

Italy's Maxxi museum faces possible closure. Los Angeles Times, 26 April 2012

Uzbekistan: Arts Patron Gulnara Karimova’s Philanthropic Activities Raise Concern. Eurasia.net, 26 April 2012

India’s Exim Bank to launch $500m fund to supportexport by MSME in the creative industries. India Times, 26 April 2012

Chinese enterprise to build"micro-movie" production base. China Daily, 26 April 2012

In UK, Charity tax relief cap under fire as philanthropists warn of funding crisis. The Telegraph, 25 April 2012

Malaysian Prime Minister calls for creation of opportunities to put creative industries in the strongest possible position inthe global stage. Bernama.com, 24 April 2012

"Artify It" Secures KeyInvestments to Launch a New Platform to Transform Today's Art Ecosystem. Sacbee.com, 24 April 2012

Cultural grants: Artists in search of an audience. The Economist (blog), 24 April 2012

EMI Music leads paid internships plan for creative industries. People Management, 24 April 2012

Art is Safe Haven for Hong Kong Investors. Gulf News, 21 April 2012

Will Competition Kill the Art Market? Forbes, 20 April 2012

Murdoch’s Daughter Elisabeth Gives Tate at Least $1.6Mln. Bloomberg, 20 April 2012

Access to finance is edging in the right direction. Music Week, 19 April 2012

D&AD, the world's leading body for the creative industries and Unilever, one of the world's largest consumer goods companies,have announced a major long term partnership. The Sacramento Bee, 19 April 2012

Italy museum burns art to protest against lack of spending on culture.Reuters, 19 April 2012

A meeting of Taiwan’s Council for Cultural Affairs spotlights culture funding issues. Taiwan Today, 19 April 2012

Bill Clinton: Arts programs help students succeed. Kait8.com, 17 April 2012

Nigeria’s Bank of Industry unfolds plan for creative industry. The Nation, 16 April 2012

Arts funding: the view from America. The Guardian (blog), 16 April 2012

New Zealand slow to invest in creativity. New Zealand Herald, 15 April 2012

Kickstarter: Future of art funding. The Advertiser.com, 15 April 2012

Moscow Contemporary Art Galleries to Close, Restructure, Citing Weak Market. Gallerist NY, 12 April 2012

Italy’s museum czar’s recipe: Cultural tourism can help end recession. Washington Post, 11 April 2012

Bangladesh Strives to be the New ‘India’ of Art. Wallstreet Journal, 11 April 2012

Art in China: Public and Private. Artnet.com, April 2012

Navigating the Art Loan Biz, A Surging Industry Attracting Both Big Banks and "Loan-to-Own" Sharks. Blouin ArtInfo, 11 April 2012

Indonesia’s big firms to help SMEs through venture capital, providing support to creative industries, including fashion and handicrafts. The Jakarta Post, 11 April 2012

Caribbean Export Launches Business Reality TV Series to help Regional Firms Enter European Market. SKNVibes, 10 April 2012

Bangladesh strives to be the new “India” for art. Wall Street Journal, India, 10 April 2012

Singapore’s Government outlines how $210m will be spent on the arts. AsiaOne, 09 April 2012

Norwegian oil funds cultural renaissance. Financial Times, 09 April 2012

Austerity hits Italy's crumbling cultural heritage. AFP, 08 April 2012

National tourism contributes to economic growth across Saudi Arabia’s provinces. Travel Daily News, 04 April 2012

Foreign Investment in Chinese Movie Theaters. China Law Blog, 02 April 2012

A great future beckons for the arts. The Guardian (blog), 03 April 2012

Leadership and the Creative Economy: Foster the Spirit at the Heart of Innovation. Forbes, 03 April 2012

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