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UAE Space Agency contributes to Sustainable Development Goals
From mitigating against climate change using satellites to facilitating...
Japan Banks on 3D Mapping Deemed Crucial for Driverless Cars
Technology companies are racing to develop ultra-precise digital maps...
Pakistan Fully Prepared to Launch Remote Sensing Satellite Next Month
Pakistan has completed preparations to launch the PakTES-1A, a...
Thailand Selects Airbus for Theos-2 Satellite, Total Budget $238 Million
The Thai government has announced it has selected Airbus...
China Committed to Cooperation for Better Space Governance: China’s Envoy to UN
VIENNA - China is committed to cooperation for a...
Russian Aerospace Company to Make Booster for South Korean Satellite
MOSCOW: The Lavochkin Research and Production Association and Glavcosmos...
Learning about the Himalayas using Mars technology
Boulder, Colo., USA: The Himalayan Range includes some of...
Saudi Arabia ‘Building Bridges’ with Space Science, KACST Chief Tells Vienna Forum
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia took part on Wednesday in a UN...
Gaofen Satellites Reduce China’s Dependence on Foreign Data
China's recently launched two Gaofen series satellites mark the...
Satellite Vu’s Earth Observation Satellite Wins ESA’s Top Prize
Satellite Vu, a NewSpace company that is leading the...

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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Google’s South Korean Offices Raided Over Data Collection

The Seoul police raided Google’s office here Tuesday on suspicion that its mobile advertising unit, AdMob, had illegally collected users’ location data without users’ consent, the police said. The raid represents the latest setback to the U.S....

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

University of Canterbury Becomes CRCSI Essential Participant

The University of Canterbury has been formally accepted as an Essential Participant in the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information.  The New Zealand node of the Australian-based CRCSI was established in 2010 and is based in the...

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Issuance of Free Patent Land Applications Clearances Suspended

Mayor Mauricio Domogan has ordered the suspension of the issuance of clearances and other certifications relative to the processing of public land applications through the Free Patent Law or Republic Act No. 10023 to avoid future problems...

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Geographers Had Calculated 81% Chance That Osama Was in Abbottabad

Could Osama bin Laden have been found faster if the CIA had followed the advice of ecosystem geographers from the University of California, Los Angeles? Probably not, but the predictions of UCLA geographer Thomas Gillespie, who, along...

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Eye in Sky to Help Map Eco-sensitive Spots

Nearly four months after the amended Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification was introduced by the Union Government, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is set to map the city’s shoreline and water bodies with the help of satellite...

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Rethinking Tohoku’s Rebuilding

He went on to say: "Some argue that the tsunami's ferocity shows that existing protections were inadequate. The mayor of Rikuzentakata — a small city in Iwate Prefecture that I visited a few days after the disaster,...

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Korea – Package of Tax, Loan Supports Set for Builders

The government said Sunday it would extend tax benefits to real estate investors in the Seoul metropolitan area and widen financial support for local builders as a way of shoring up the sluggish housing market. In their joint...

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Workshop on GIS Tool Kit for Schools

A workshop on the GIS Tool Kit for Schools will be conducted in Thailand on May 24 and 25, 2011. This workshop is organized by the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) of Thailand within the framework of the...

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

Gujarat Has a Coral Atlas at Last

The state’s Environment and Forests Minister, Mangubhai Patel, released a “Coral Atlas of Gujarat State” and launched a website on the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project (ICZMP) on Saturday. The atlas, which maps corals along the state’s...

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

China May Have Bankrupted Itself Building High-speed Rail

Zhao Jian, a professor at Beijing Jiaotong University and a longtime critic of high-speed rail, said he worries that the cost of project might have created a hidden debt bomb that threatens...

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