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Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Geohazard Mapping Continues in the Philippines

KIANGAN, Ifugao, April 19, 2016—The Mines and Geosciences Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources –Cordillera recently presented  to the local officials and government office representatives of this town the results of the geohazard mapping...

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Tapping Into Earth Observation Data for International Development

Dec. 11, 2014—A new initiative brings ESA and the Asian Development Bank together to exploit satellite Earth observation data for sustainable growth.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Japanese Agency Updates GIS-based Maps for Mindanao

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has completed an update to the Mindanao, Philippines map, delivering a 1:50,000-scale map that now supercedes the 1:200,000-scale map made in the 1960s. This GIS-based mapping update has now been turned...

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

India to Get 35 Billion Dollars from Japan for Infrastructure Projects

India will get USD 35 billion from Japan over the next five years for developmental projects, including building of smart cities and next generation infrastructure as also cleaning of the Ganga, as Premier Shinzo Abe today pledged...

Monday, September 1st, 2014

GIS Technology to Future-proof Iskandar Malaysia

Iskandar Malaysia is fast approaching its aspiration of being a strong and sustainable metropolis of international standing – with the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) using state of the art technology to transform the region into Malaysia’s...

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Google Launched Street View in Indonesia

Google Street View was launched in Indonesia this week, with imagery available in cities as well as underwater in the country's stunning reefs. The local imagery was collected and is displayed in partnership with Indonesia's Ministry of...

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Hanoi’s Leniency on Unplanned Structures to Enable Growth

Across the developing world, rural inhabitants are constantly migrating to the big cities and capitals looking for work. They often set up lives on the edge of cities, with homes made from whatever building material is available...

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

UN Asia-Pacific Chief Calls For Sustainable, Inclusive And Job-generating Growth

The key to closing development gaps and achieving development goals is economic growth, said Dr Shamshad Akhtar. She said with little more than 500 days left to the end of the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium...

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

India Looks to PPP to Drive Infrastructure Projects

India's new government is betting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to replicate his relative success with regional infrastructure projects to ensure fewer public-private partnerships (PPP) stall for want of land. The government wants private companies to contribute...

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Modi Declares Infrastructure as the Mother of Development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was in Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate the Katra-Udhampur rail link, told the cheering crowds gathered at the venue that infrastructure was the mother of development. Making transportation environment-friendly was a prominent part of Modi's speech. He...

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