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European aerial surveying industry gathered at the 2022 EAASI Summit
More than 70 members of the aerial mapping industry...
China releases report on remote sensing monitoring for global ecology
BEIJING - China's Ministry of Science and Technology issued...
Singapore launches Environmental Services Industry Transformation Map, to create more than 1,600 PMET jobs by 2025
With a total of 23 Industry Transformation Maps to be...
China builds new dam in Tibet near Indian border
In a development that is a matter of concern...
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
China’s space technology was deeply applied in the country’s...
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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Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Growing Dependency on GIS for Disaster Management Will Fast-Track the GIS Market in China by 2019

LONDON, Feb. 9, 2015—The increased use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in disaster management has resulted in the growth of GIS Market in China, which is expected to post a CAGR of 11.75 percent from...

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...

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Philippines’ Infrastructure Conundrum: Prematurely Hosting the World Economic Forum?

With the Philippines emerging as one of the economic bright spots of Asia, it came as little surprise that Manila was chosen as the host of the 2014 World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia, bringing together...

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Geospatial Information Sharing in Malaysia Supports Economic Growth

The public-private partnership in geospatial information sharing is essential in avoiding duplication of efforts in data acquisition. The collaboration helps save millions of ringgit from the government's coffers, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G....

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Southeast Asia Cities to Adopt Sustainable Energy Plans

Cities in Southeast Asia (SEA) are growing twice as fast as the rest of the world and by 2030, it is expected that 70 percent of SEA population will live in cities. Meeting the growing energy demands...

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Ordnance Survey International Appoints Leading Geospatial Experts

In 2012 Ordnance Survey, with the backing of the UK Government, launched Ordnance Survey International, a new international advisory service to help other countries and governments around the world untap the multi-million pound potential of accurate and...

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Opinion: Why India Trails China

The hope that India might overtake China one day in economic growth now seems a distant one. But that comparison is not what should worry Indians most. The far greater gap between India and China is in...

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Philippines Told to Sustain Infrastructure Thrust

Sustained infrastructure development can raise the Philippines’ annual economic growth rate “to well above 5% over the medium term”, senior officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a webcast on Friday from Tokyo, Japan which...

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Indonesia Infrastructure: Good Intentions, Little Progress

Ask any investor or ordinary Indonesian about their biggest gripe and it’s likely to revolve around infrastructure, whether it’s lack of power or poor transportation. As in many other developing nations, complex bureaucracy, nervousness about the involvement...

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Water Means Wealth – ‘Smart’ Water Management in Asia and the Pacific

Availability of fresh water is essential to social and economic growth. Investing in sustainable water management should be a priority for all decision makers, according to a recent publication by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)...

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