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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 was reviewing the application from Beijing Guxiang Information Technology Co., which operates Google’s mapping service in China, Dow Jones Newswires said, citing an official. Google declined to confirm the report when contacted by AFP and calls to the government agency were not answered. Read More