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Japanese satellite re-enters atmosphere after experiments in ultra-low orbit
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Ethiopia to launch first-ever satellite in December with China’s help: president
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Japan’s AxelSpace Partners With Rwanda’s Broadband Systems Corporation To Provide Satellite Imagery To African Countries
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Abu Dhabi QCC unveils Jawdah app, smart GIS project at Gitex 2019
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Apple Pulls Mapping App Used by Hong Kong Protesters
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Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

The Link Between Good Infrastructure and Winning Elections

The remarkable electoral sweep by Nitish Kumar in Bihar would certainly point to this connection. Roads and highways are the most visible part of Bihar’s improved infrastructure. This improvement has had spin-off benefits in the fields of...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

Vietnam Opens New International Airport

Vietnam has opened a new international airport in the southern Mekong Delta. The 150-million dollar Can Tho International Airport, built on 20,750 square meters (240,000 square feet) of land, will process up to five million passengers a...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

“Mining” Groundwater in India Reaches New Lows

Nearly a third of India is suffering from chronic water shortages, and making up for it with "the world's largest groundwater mining operation," according to experts. A band of land stretching across northern India, at the foot...

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Indonesia to Put Disaster Mitigation on the Map

Next year, Indonesia will have a detailed map of disaster-prone areas in the country which is expected to help provincial administrations develop better urban planning for disaster mitigation, an official said. The map will show each area’s...

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Queensland State Disaster Management Group

Whilst many parts of Queensland have commenced recovery efforts, other areas are bracing for more flooding. Queensland Police Service Assistant Commissioner Brett Pointing said that additional police have been sent to many areas affected by floods including Emerald,...

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Cameroon Lays the Foundation Pillar for a National Geodetic Network

The foundation pillar of the National Reference Geodetic Network for land surveying was officially laid yesterday December 29, 2010. The Minister of State Property and Land Tenure, Jean-Baptist Beleoken officially laid the foundation or reference pillar of...

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Beijing Enhances Public Transit with New Subway Lines

Beijing opened five new  subway lines on Thursday, an urban planning show of force highlighting the investment the city has thrown behind public transport to curb its notorious air pollution and traffic congestion. Costing nearly 61 billion...

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Russian Officials Punished for Botched Satellite Launch

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has formally reprimanded the chief of his country's national space agency and fired two other high-ranking space officials over the loss of three state-of-the-art navigation satellites in a botched rocket launch earlier this...

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Deforestation and the Settlement of New Zealand

Wherever humans have gone, fire has gone with them. Besides being essential for heating and cooking, fire has always and everywhere been the primary tool for clearing unwanted vegetation. Prehuman New Zealand was one of the few...

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Earth Project Aims to ‘Simulate Everything’

An international group of scientists are aiming to create a simulator that can replicate everything happening on Earth - from global weather patterns and the spread of diseases to international financial transactions or congestion on Milton Keynes'...

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