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China releases report on remote sensing monitoring for global ecology
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Singapore launches Environmental Services Industry Transformation Map, to create more than 1,600 PMET jobs by 2025
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China builds new dam in Tibet near Indian border
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Abu Dhabi’s Bayanat more than doubles 2022 net profit on revenue boost
Bayanat, a geospatial data products and services provider which listed...
Esri India Inks MoU with TEXMiN – IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Esri India, the country’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS)...
China forms all-weather remote sensing monitoring system for all waters, islands: top aerospace authorities
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EU and Japan to improve Earth observation data through Copernicus
As part of a recent agreement, Japan will provide...
Indonesia deploys first student satellite through KiboCUBE programme
VIENNA - Indonesia has successfully deployed its first student...
Joshimath Crisis: ISRO Satellite Images, Reports Show How the Entire Town is at the Brink of Collapse
An eerie silence prevails over the small town of...

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Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

China Begins Building Islands Atop Atolls in the South China Sea

The appearance of these new islands has happened suddenly and is a dramatic new move in a longstanding territorial struggle in the South China Sea. At the beginning of this year, the Chinese presence in the Spratly...

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Japan to Build Military Site Near Disputed Senkaku Islands

Japan has begun construction work on a military radar station near a string of islands that is at the centre of a territorial dispute with China. Correspondents say the move will anger Beijing as it may allow...

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Old China Maps Have No Mention of Diaoyu

Maps created by Chinese government-affiliated publishers after the 1949 establishment of the People’s Republic of China and until July 1971 had no reference to Diaoyu, the Chinese name of the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China...

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Taiwan Plans New Infrastructure for Disputed South China Sea Claim

Taiwan’s intention to spend $112 million on the dock as part of a broader three-year infrastructure plan would raise its profile in the heavily contested South China Sea at a critical time as other claimants retrench. The...

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Thematic Map of Diaoyu Islands Issued in China

China issued a thematic map on the Diaoyu Islands (known as Senkaku in Japan) and its affiliated islands. China News Survice reported on Thursday that the maps are available in book stores in main cities across the country. National...

Monday, August 27th, 2012

China Launches Infrastructure Projects in Disputed Islands

Sansha, a new prefecture-level city in the South China Sea, which was established, last month launched its first infrastructure projects.  Undeterred by protests lodged by Vietnam over establishment of a new city in the disputed islands, China...

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

China’s Mapping Service Shows Arunachal, Aksai Chin As its Own

China on Tuesday officially launched its state-run mapping website that rivals Google Earth, showing Arunachal Pradesh and Aksai Chin in Jammu and Kashmir -- two key areas of dispute with India -- as part of its territory....