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Surya University of Indonesia Selected for Additional UNOOSA/JAXA KiboCUBE Opportunity
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ISRO Launches Two British Earth Observation Satellites Onboard PSLV-C42
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Satellite Industry Showcases at South African Innovation Summit
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China Launches New Satellite to Forecast and Monitor Marine Disasters
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China to Launch 7 More Beidou Navigation Satellites this Year in Push to Complete GPS Rival System
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Chinese Scientists Use Domestic Satellite to Conduct Light Pollution Research
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Arianespace’s Vega to Orbit THEOS-2 for Thailand’s GISTDA
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Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Google ‘Applying for China Mapping Licence’

 Google and its joint venture partner in China have applied for a licence to operate an online mapping service in the world's biggest web market, a news report said on Tuesday. The State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

SuperGIS Desktop Selected by Universidade Federal do Ceará in Brazil

SuperGeo Technologies, the leading global provider of complete GIS software and solutions, announced that its reseller in Brazil, ENGESAT, has successfully promoted SuperGIS Desktop Lab Kit and GIS Learning CD to Universidade Federal do Ceará.

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

SpaceX Secures Launch Contract in Major Asian Market

Thai satellite company THAICOM Plc. has chosen Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) to launch the new Thaicom 6 telecommunications satellite into a geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) from its Cape Canaveral launch site in the second quarter of 2013. The contract brings another...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

‘Smart’ Cities Key to Competitive Economies

Against a backdrop of economic and technological changes caused by globalization and urbanization, cities in Asia are facing the need to focus on both competitiveness and sustainable urban development. This dual-pronged challenge is increasingly making the "smart...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

India Invents a City

With only a handful of residents, Lavasa is a city-in-waiting. But its corporate backers believe it will soon represent nothing less than a new model of urban development and governance in India—a country where the phrase city...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Cambodia Unveils Community Forest Plan

The Forestry Administration yesterday launched a new US$3.8 million project to conserve forests in four provinces in the Cardamom region through sustainable community forestry. The new project is funded by the Global Environmental Facility, an independent financial institution...

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Google Maps Leads China’s Mobile Mapping Services in Q1 2011

According to Chinese market research firm Analysys International's recent "China Q1 2011 Mobile Map Client Market Survey Report," Google Maps, Chinese digital maps provider AutoNavi (Nasdaq: AMAP), and Nokia's Ovi Maps led the mobile mapping client market...

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Ho Chi Minh Floods Due to Poor Planning

Urban experts have rejected suggestions that the worsening of HCM City's chronic flood situation is due to climate change, blaming it instead on rapid urban development and unplanned construction. The country's most populous city is forecast to...

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Indonesia Imposes Forest Cutting Ban for Two Years

Indonesia has banned cutting down peatland and primary forests for two years Friday in a financial deal with Norway that officials say will protect half of the remaining forests in the tropical archipelago. The deal that was signed...

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Nominations Now Open for ‘Asian Geospatial Excellence & Innovation Awards’

The Asian Geospatial Industry has been evolving and maturing, and this has been possible only by innovations and excellence brought forward by geospatial technology developers, professionals, end users and policy makers in the region. In order to...

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