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December 2nd, 2013
Chinese Satellite System Starts its Global Journey with Thailand

Early next year, Thailand will become the first country outside China to use the powerful Beidou Navigation Satellite System in a landmark deal that gives Thailand access to some of China’s most advanced technologies, products and services. Beidou, also known as Compass, was put into commercial use late last year as a supplement to the US’ widely-used GPS platform, Europe’s Galileo and Russia’s Glonass. Its global outreach is an early illustration of the “diamond decade” of China-Asean cooperation – first outlined by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in September – as leading IT will be applied in more areas of cooperation. Read More