China forms major, state-owned rare earths group in Jiangxi

A major rare earth production corporation has been formed in east China's Jiangxi Province as part of efforts to boost the industry's sustainable development.

Jamaica breaks ground on Red Mud rare-earth project with Japanese company

February 5, 2013 (TSR) - Jamaican Prime Minister the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller says the red mud project provides Jamaica with an opportunity to significantly boost its export...

Super hard Asteroid-Diamonds: Russia’s New Goldmine and World’s Largest Declassified

September 21, 2012 (TSR) - A deposit of super-hard diamonds located in an asteroid crater between Krasnoyarsk Territory and the Republic of Yakutia in Russia’s Eastern Siberian region has...

North Korea: DPRK Commission for Joint Venture and Investment Outlines Investment Environment

May 18, 2012 (TSR) - The DPRK Commission for Joint Venture and Investment held a meeting at Koryo Hotel on May 14 to give an outline of the investment policy...

Social networks, surveillance, and terrorism

Jan 11, 2012 (TSR) - “We are creating systems of comprehensive surveillance in which a billion people are involved and those people’s lives are being lived under a kind of scrutiny...