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Chinese scientists say goodbye to Tiangong-2, expecting space station
After helping scientists complete many significant experiments such as...
ISRO Joins Exclusive club with Launch of Chandrayaan-2 Mission
A GSLV Mk II rocket lifted off from the...
Mapbox and Yahoo! JAPAN Collaborate to Transform the Digital Experience of Maps in Japan
San Francisco, California and Tokyo, Japan- Mapbox and Yahoo...
Japan’s Terra Drone gains footing in Central Asia with investment in leading Kazakh drone company KazUAV
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – July 18, 2019 – Japan-based Terra...
ISRO calls off Chandrayaan 2 launch due to technical glitch
India’s ambitious second lunar mission, Chandrayaan 2, suffered a...
Ministry of Interior wins global excellence award in GIS
Doha: The Ministry of the Interior, represented by the...
UAE military satellite lost in Vega launch failure
A European Vega launcher failed Wednesday night around two...
Russia Launches Telescope Into Space To Map The Cosmos In ‘Outstanding’ Detail
Russia has successfully launched a new telescope into space, marking...
UAE’s space programme: ‘UAE to come back stronger with the launch of Falcon Eye 2 soon’
Dubai: The loss of the Falcon Eye 1 satellite...
France announces Air and Space Force, due to launch in 2020
French President, Emmanuel Macron, has announced that the country's...

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Monday, September 12th, 2011

India to Miss Infrastructure Investment Aim

India will miss its infrastructure investment target for the five years through March 2012 even as it aims to double such investments over the next five years to accelerate annual economic growth to 9%, top policy makers...

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Taiwan Enhances Disaster Information System

In August 2009, Typhoon Morakot swept over almost the entire southern region of Taiwan with record breaking heavy rains rendering many parts of the area submerged in waist-deep floods, leaving many roads and private properties damaged and...

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Sarawak, India Collaborate on Biodiversity Research Centre

The state government and Bangalore government of India are ready to initiate the establishment of the most sophisticated Asia-Pacific biodiversity research centre to be based in Kuching. Environment Assistant Minister Datuk Peter Nansian said that negotiations between...

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Geo-information Technology: Aid to Governance

Heard of  e-governance, e-commerce, e-banking, e–learning: but many of us might not be knowing G-governance. “G-governance”  or good governance is a relatively new term that is often used to describe the desired objective of a nation-state’s political...

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

New Zealand Topographic Map

Land Information of New Zealand has made available a great set of 1:50,000 scale Topographic Maps. I downloaded all 455 of the maps covering the main island of New Zealand and coverted them to a seamless Google...

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Computerized Land Records to Ensure Clear Land Titles

It is prime responsibility of Board of Revenue Sindh to maintain and preserve total record of lands of Sindh province and computerization of all such record be strictly maintained for its protection for the record and use...

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Lack of State Geologists Hamper Hazard-mapping

The three-year geo-hazard mapping program is being hindered by lack of government geologists. “Kulang talaga.” (really lacking) said Beverly Mae Brevante, officer-in-charge of the Geosciences Division of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau –XI (MGB-XI) as they are...

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

China Actively Supports Sustainable Development of Pacific Island Countries

China is willing to strengthen cooperation with Pacific island countries (PICs) on their legitimate concerns over climate change and help them achieve sustainable economic development, Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai said Friday. China had attended 22 consecutive...

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

With a Daytime Population of 12 million, Jakarta is Overpopulated

The city administration said that Jakarta is close to being overpopulated and swift actions are needed to rein in the impending population boom. City Population and Civil Registration Agency head Purba Hutapea said that during the day...

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Sinking Pacific Island Kiribati Considers Move to a Man-made Alternative

The future for Kiribati, one of the low-lying Pacific nations threatened by rising seas, is so dire that the government is contemplating relocating the entire population to man-made islands resembling giant oil rigs. "We're considering everything... because...

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