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Nepal set to send new map to UN, others
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ISRO Launches Free Online Course On ‘Remote Sensing’ For Students, Professionals
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European Sentinel satellites to map global CO2 emissions
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United Launch Alliance Atlas V Successfully Launches Mars 2020 Mission for NASA
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Mobile Mapping Market to witness steady growth of 17% during 2020-2026
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First Responder Technologies and Falcon Eye Drones Sign an Exclusive Distribution Agreement for UAE and Wider GCC
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Terra Drone Indonesia Obtained the First Commercial BVLOS Permit in Indonesia
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Thursday, October 27th, 2011

UN Chief Stresses Importance of Sri Lanka’s Reconciliation Process

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met Wednesday with Sri Lanka's special envoy on human rights, Mahinda Samarasinghe, to discuss the reconciliation process following the country's 26-year civil war that ended in May 2009. The meeting was part...

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Survey Finds Africa, Asia Cities Most at Risk from Global Climate Change

Countries and megacities in Africa and Asia are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change over the coming years, a global survey shows, underscoring the risks from floods, rising sea levels, droughts and storms....

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Director Appointed to Head RICS ASEAN

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has appointed Bill Jones as RICS ASEAN Director, who will commence duty on 31 October, 2011 and be based in Singapore. The new Director is responsible for developing...

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Three Threats to Asia’s Urban Heritage

Asia’s urban heritage faces unique challenges. As you read this, the International Council on Monuments and Sites has recently finished a conference in Phuket Town, Thailand, tackling the subject of ‘Asian Urban Heritage’. During this conference the...

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

China to Issue Regional Energy Quotas Soon

China will set regional energy consumption quotas in the near future to cap demand by the world's top energy user. But additional use of hydro, wind and solar power will be excluded from the quotas as part...

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

China’s Decade Plan for Water

Once a year, a No. 1 central document is issued in Beijing that states the government’s priorities for the next year.  The issues addressed range from economic security, zoology safety and state safety, but for the first...

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Tokyo to Draft a New 10-year Disaster Plan

Despite Tokyo’s distance from the tsunami epicenter, not only were there direct damages from the earthquake, but the spread of radioactive materials from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant affected Tokyo’s air and tap water, as well...

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Ethiopia on Way to National Energy Map

The first phase of a project aimed at producing a comprehensive and updated energy sector data for the country, conducted at a cost of 4.3 million Br, was finalized and submitted to the Ministry of Water &...

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

India Deploys Space-based Information for Micro Planning

The State Government has decided to use space-based information system for micro-level planning and monitoring. The new technique, known as SIS-DP (Space Based Information Support for Decentralised Planning), is able to generate huge GIS data on land...

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Japanese University Detects Atmospheric Precursor To 2011 Megaquake

Most scientists believe that earthquakes are inherently unpredictable, and reports of various kinds of earthquake precursor signals have been difficult to verify. However, in a new study, a researcher from Hokkaido University in Sapporo has reported a...