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Gaofen Satellites Reduce China’s Dependence on Foreign Data
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Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

$56.9m ADB Loan to Tackle Assam Floods

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed the agreement for the first tranche loan of $56.9 million under the $120 million Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Programme. The ambitious...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

U.S. and China – Cooperate in Greenhouse Gas and Fisheries and Ocean Management

The third U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) meeting was held May 9–10 in Washington, D.C. A significant outcome of the S&ED relates to their cooperation on observing greenhouse gases and a renewed dialogue on bilateral fisheries...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

China Information Technology, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Results

"As stated previously, starting from 2011 we have organized our businesses into two main segments, Information Technology (IT) and Display Technology (DT).  IT includes businesses surrounding our variety of software core competencies.  Such core competencies are currently...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Al Hosn University Supports UAE Space Research and Applications

The UAE's space research and applications sector is currently the most advanced in the Middle East. Satellite-based land imaging and related services for the region alone are expected to become a $5.2bn business by 2013.  The country recently...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Proposal to Check Landslides in Kundasang

The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry will soon submit a proposal to the State Government to address the frequent landslide occurrence in Kundasang. Its minister, Tan Sri Joseph Kurup, said the proposal would include immediate, medium and long-term...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Contour Mapping to Help Zone in on Floods

Civic officials made a presentation on Monday regarding the use of contour mapping. A composite multi-dimensional digitized map of Mumbai , also known as geographic information system (GIS ), has been prepared. The impending need for a...

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

China Cracks Down on Illegal Surveying, Mapping

Chinese authorities mobilized nearly 15,000 people to conduct more than 2,200 law-enforcement operations involved in a nationwide crackdown on illegal surveying and mapping last year, the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping said Tuesday. The crackdown conducted...

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

High Quality Resourcesat-2 Imagery Presented to PM

High quality imageries acquired from India's advanced remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2, launched last month, were presented to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Radhakrishnan. Dr Radhakrishnan called on Dr Singh along with...

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Quake Shifted Japan; Towns Now Flood at High Tide

The mostly devastated coastal communities now face regular flooding, because of their lower elevation and damage to sea walls from the massive tsunamis triggered by the quake. In port cities such as Onagawa and Kesennuma, the tide flows...

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Countdown to a New GPS

In China's dynamic high technology industry dominated by young entrepreneurs in their 20s and 30s, 59-year-old Lu Jianguang might seem out of place. But he is involved in a business that perhaps only the more elderly can...

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