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Voices of the world: China pursues peaceful development with "growing pains"
China will consistently pursue peaceful development and stick to a mutually beneficial and win-win opening-up strategy, Premier Li Keqiang reaffirmed in a government work report delivered at an annual National People's Congress session in Beijing on March 5. Around the advent of the session, Xinhua reporters carried out a series of interviews ... (more)
Malaysian National News Agency
More Than 10 People Dead After Heavy Rain Hits Republic Of Congo
BRAZZAVILLE, March 6 -- More than 10 people died and their property destroyed after torrential rain hit the Republic of Congo's major cities of Brazzaville and Pointe Noire in the last two days.
Resource Investing News
Champion Iron Anticipates Feasibility Study for Quebec Project by Year End
Champion Iron Mines Ltd. yesterday provided an update on activities related to the feasibility study for its flagship Consolidated Fire Lake North project, located in Quebec.
Congo-Kinshasa: Anti-Racists Take France to Court Over Colonial-Era Congo Forced Labour
A coalition of black rights groups is suing the French state and a construction company for crimes against humanity over the use of forced labour to build a railway line in Congo in the 1920s.
Champion Provides Update on Feasibility Study Activities for Consolidated Fire Lake North
Champion Iron Mines Limited is pleased to provide an update of developments on the Feasibility Study of its flagship Consolidated Fire Lake North project located in the Fermont Iron Ore District of Quebec.
Nanaimo Daily News
Wabush Scully Mine in Labrador closing, 500 jobs affected at iron ore operation
The Wabush Scully Mine in Labrador will be idled by the end of March by Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. with the company blaming dropping prices and the increased cost of running the operation for its decision.
Wabush Mines shutting down
The news came during meetings with union officials in the afternoon, and was followed up with formal letters to all workers employed at the Scully mine.
Sunderland film crew to document work of floating hospital ship
MCC Media's episode for award-winning documentary series My Life will follow the story of Grace, 17, as she has a rugby ball-sized tumour removed aboard the life-saving ship which is moored off Pointe-Noire, in the Republic of Congo.