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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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Monday, August 29th, 2011

Urbanisation Can’t Come at Expense of Agriculture

Land use planning must ensure that urbanisation proceeds in line with the sustainable development of agricultural production, says Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Nguyen Minh Quang. The development of rice production alongside the industrialisation and modernisation...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

GPS App Keeps Drivers’ Eyes on the Road

Many drivers use GPS to find their way, but shifting their attention to the maps on the device can distract them from actual driving. A new app, Wikitude Drive, aims to help drivers navigate without diverting their...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

China’s First Official Electronic Chart In Service

Ships sailing in Chinese waters can now say goodbye to paper charts as anelectronic chart was officially released by the navy. The navigation guarantee department of the Chinese Navy Headquarters, China's officialhydrographic surveying and mapping organization, announced during a news briefing in Beijingthat China's new electronic navigation chart is available for purchase and download byregistered Internet users. The electronic navigation chart includes 400 maps of Chinese seas in different regions, anofficer surnamed Yuan from the navigation guarantee department, told China Daily. Read More

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Japanese Bulk Carrier Sets Record on Northern Sea Route

The Northern Sea Route will see its third record in less than a month when the largest ever bulk carrier to take the route leaves Murmansk next week. It is also the first time a Japanese shipping...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

DHL Singapore Drives Fuel Efficiency with Vehicle Tracking

DHL Express Singapore has put its foot on the green accelerator, with a new pilot initiative to improve fuel efficiency by tracking the driving habits of its delivery staff. The logistics company's Vehicle Energy Reduction Program (VERP) trial,...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Typhoon Crosses Taiwan, Heads for Fujian

Typhoon Nanmadol headed to Fujian province on Monday after dumping more than 20 inches of rain in southern Taiwan, where wide swaths of agricultural land were flooded and some 8,000 people evacuated.

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Designer for Malaysia’s Samalaju Port

Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd (BPHB) has engaged KTA (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd to carry out a detailed design for the proposed Samalaju Port, a crucial component of the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (Score) to serve energy-intensive industries. Chief...

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Kashmir University to Host National Conference on G-governance

The Indian Society of Geomatics (Kashmir Chamber) and Kashmir University will organize a 2-day national conference on “Geomatics for G-Governance” on September 13 and 14. Various themes related to the use of cutting edge space and information...

Friday, August 26th, 2011

How to Spot a Fake Eco-city

A low-carbon craze is sweeping through China, but some say it’s just a mirage. Almost a third of China’s 600 cities now have targets to become low-carbon hubs or eco-cities. Urban-planning expert Li Xun tells Zhang Yu...

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Critics Cry Foul Over Master Plan for Jakarta

Jakarta has been accused of passing a spatial master plan for the city that puts the interests of developers above those of residents. Ahmad Safrudin, from Jakarta Coalition 2030, a group that closely monitored discussions of the...

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