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Vietnam to Launch Earth Observation Satellite in Early 2019: Reports
Moscow- Vietnam plans to launch a domestically built earth...
S. Korean Satellite Launch Delayed Again Due to Weather Conditions
SEOUL, Dec. 2 - South Korea said Sunday the...
SANSA Earth Observation Challenge Finals to Hold on Thursday, December 6.
The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) & DigitalGlobe...
First Train in a Decade Departs South Korea for North Korea
A South Korean train rolled into North Korea for the first time...
India’s First Earth Observation Satellite HySIS Sends First Image, Covers Parts of Gujarat’s Lakhpat Area
India's first space earth observation satellite Hyperspectral imaging satellite...
India’s Earth Observation Satellite Among 31 Sent into Space
India fired a rocket carrying 31 satellites into space...
Indian Social Entrepreneur Wins the First UN Geospatial Ambassador Award
NEW DELHI - Sanjay Kumar, Founder and CEO of Geospatial...
Chinese Premier Sends Congratulations to UN World Geospatial Information Congress
BEIJING - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sent a congratulatory...
Esri India to Empower Schools with GIS
With the aim of empowering schools with next generation...
UKHO Presents Guyana with Marine Geospatial Data
The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has officially handed over...

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Thursday, March 31st, 2011

China State Nuclear Electric Power Selects SmartPlant Foundation

State Nuclear Electric Power Planning Design and Research Institute (SNPDRI) based in Beijing, China, has chosen Intergraph SmartPlant Foundation and other SmartPlant Enterprise solutions to manage engineering data for its AP1000 project. As a subsidiary of State Nuclear...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

GIS- Enabled Decision Making in Malaysia’s Government Agencies

For many government departments, GIS has become a mission critical application which has the capacity to transform decision making within the government by way of using it to enhance and streamline business processes, and ensure precious resources...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Norway Supports Mapping of Seismic Activity in Myanmar

An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 on the Richter scale and 10 km depth struck close to he Thai border in Myanmar on 24th March. Norway is financing a project, implemented by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC)...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The Failing Fight to Save India’s Tigers

A century ago, when Rudyard Kipling created the scheming tiger Shere Khan, who stalked a jungle much like this one, there were an estimated 40,000 tigers in India’s forests. The government announced Monday the results of a...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

PM Asks Security Agencies to Build Better Infrastructure

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today asked security agencies to improve their professional standards and build better infrastructure to counter the "new generation" of terrorists who have acquired State-like military capabilities in their fighting strategies and tactics. "The number...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Mapping Fiji Realities Challenging

Pacific Island countries and territories are challenged by the necessity to update their maps to reflect the present day realities. "Countries are utilising several mapping systems, or projections, in parallel," said Dr Wolf Forstreuter, SOPAC's Remote Sensing and...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Philippines Launches Regional GIS Centre

The National Economic Development Authority of the Philippines has just recently launched its Regional Geographic Information Systems Centre in the Caraga Region which aims to encourage sharing of spatial information among government, private, and academic institutions in...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Australia – More Than $314 Million in Disaster Funding Allocated in One Week

Premier Anna Bligh and Federal Minister for Agriculture, and Minister Assisting the Attorney-General of Queensland Flood Recovery, Senator Joe Ludwig, today announced a further 12 disaster affected councils would benefit from advance funding injections to kickstart reconstruction...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Google Maps Nears First Deadline on China Requirement

Google has yet to apply for the necessary state license to operate its online mapping service in China, putting another Google product in jeopardy as the first deadline looms. China's State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping said in...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Mapping Bangalore on the Arc

Post-1800, when the British had conquered the entire Mysore Kingdom and set up a cantonment in Bangalore, there was a flurry of cartographers mapping the region. One of the earliest was Lambton, a Brigade Major in the...

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