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South Korea launches KASS satellite to augment GPS
South Korea has successfully launched a precision aviation satellite...
China launches new batch of remote sensing satellites
XICHANG, June 23 (Xinhua) -- China successfully launched three...
Kenya launches nationwide airborne geophysical survey
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday launched the final report...
South Korea successfully launches home-grown Nuri space rocket
South Korea’s domestically built Nuri rocket successfully placed a...
Isro PSLV-C53 launch announced for June 30
The mission faced multiple initial delays, but was eventually...
Strong progress being made on the UK’s Geospatial Strategy
Annual plan published shows the Geospatial Commission’s progress on...
Israel Deploys Medicine Data-Map Skills to Avert Food Crisis
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February 3rd, 2014
Sound Planning Can Ensure China’s Growing Mega Cities Remain Liveable

The greatest movement of people on earth is an annual ritual for China around the Lunar New Year. For the many “left behind” children under the care of grandparents, this may be the only chance in the year to see their parents who work in faraway cities. Such a movement demonstrates the limited freedom involved in being able to migrate to work but not to settle. And, although the government has announced a gradual relaxation of restrictions to its hukou system, the first to integrate new migrants will be small cities and towns. Becoming a permanent resident in a mega city remains as tough as ever. Read More