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China Launches Satellites for Saudi Arabia
Two Saudi Arabian Earth observation satellites and 10 small...
Locally-designed satellites spotted in orbit over Saudi Arabia
The King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology (KACST)...
Ipsos Launches Chinese I-O Mental Mapping Study
Ipsos has started a new syndicated study, its Immuno-Oncology...
Locally-designed Satellites Spotted in Orbit over Saudi Arabia
After the heaviest satellite Gsat-11 mission, Indian Space Research...
Azerbaijan will Partner with Iran to Produce Satellite
Azerbaijan and Iran have reached an agreement on the...
China Launches Chang’e-4 probe to Shed Light on Moon’s Dark Side
China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe was launched in the early...
Axelspace Raises $22.8 Million for Remote-Sensing Constellation
WASHINGTON — Japanese startup Axelspace secured $22.8 million from...
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...
Russia to Open Remote Sensing Data Gathering Center in Antarctica
MOSCOW -  The holding company Russian Space Systems will...
Vietnam to Launch Earth Observation Satellite in Early 2019: Reports
Moscow- Vietnam plans to launch a domestically built earth...

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Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Tasmanian Greens Call for Intervention on Forestry Talks

The Tasmanian Greens say the state government needs to intervene in the state's forest peace talks. Environmental and timber groups involved in the talks have agreed to a six-month timeline for phasing out logging in high conservation...

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Liveable Cities: Architecture Agendas in Singapore and Germany

Over the past 15 years Singapore has developed into one of the most prosperous metropolises in southern Asia, and has in the process experienced radical transformation. Today, Singapore is setting standards in the areas of urban planning...

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Malaysian Government Provides Additional RM60 Million for Land Survey

The federal government has provided an additional RM60 million for surveying native customary lands (NCR) in Sarawak, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dougles Uggah Embas said Sunday. With the additional allocation, the Sarawak Land and...

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

UNDP Center Opened in Istanbul

Istanbul branch of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) International Center for Private Sector in Development was opened on Friday. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Turkish State Minister Cevdet Yilmaz said Istanbul in a sense became a center...

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Earthquake Prediction: Is GPS Our Best Bet?

The devastation following the 8.9m earthquake in Japan and, closer to home, last month's lethal quake in Christchurch has many asking what science is actually doing to find a way of forewarning of major earthquakes. Read More

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Quake Moved Japan Coast 8 feet, Shifted Earth’s Axis

The powerful earthquake that unleashed a devastating tsunami Friday appears to have moved the main island of Japan by 8 feet (2.4 meters) and shifted the Earth on its axis. "At this point, we know that one...

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Viet Nam – $540m ADB Loan for Rapid Transit System

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government yesterday signed a US$540 million loan agreement for the construction of an urban mass rapid transit (MRT) line to reduce traffic congestion in HCM City. "The project promotes a modal...

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Seabed Split; Quake Tilted Earth’s Axis 10 cm

The magnitude 8.8 earthquake that jolted northeast Japan was caused by a tectonic upheaval that created offshore faults stretching for hundreds of kilometers from Iwate Prefecture to Ibaraki, seismologists said Saturday. Satoko Oki of the University of Tokyo's...

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

India Kotak Mahindra to Launch $300 Million Infrastructure Fund

India's Kotak Mahindra Group is seeking to raise private-equity funds of about $300 million from local and international investors to invest in infrastructure projects in the world's second-fastest growing major economy. Kotak Mahindra said its funds will...

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

World Cup Satellite Helps Protect SA Waters from Pirates

A satellite navigation system installed by SA as a contingency measure for last year’s Soccer World Cup has become a leading tool to fight piracy, Karl Otto, executive head of the South African Maritime Safety Authority (Samsa),...

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