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Chandrayaan 2 Successfully Enters Lunar Orbit
Isro has successfully placed Chandrayaan 2 into the lunar...
Search for Space-led Solutions Launches in Adelaide
Amazon and Deloitte will spearhead a search for new...
Philippine initiative utilises GIS for disaster risk reduction and mitigation
Four applications related to disaster risk reduction and mitigation...
China’s Meituan Dianping to join maps service battle
BEIJING/HONG KONG - Meituan Dianping, a Chinese online food...
Abu Dhabi Government concludes participation at Esri User Conference in San Diego
The Abu Dhabi Government has concluded participation at the...
Huawei may challenge Google Maps’ dominance with its own mapping tech
Huawei is developing a “mapping service,” according to a...
Turkey’s first national earth observation satellite completes eight years in orbit
Turkey’s first national earth observation satellite, named RASAT has...
High-resolution satellite imagery used in China’s land survey
BEIJING, 16 August (BelTA - People's Daily) - Satellite...
India to help Bhutan in digital payments, space technology
India and Bhutan on Sunday agreed to maintain close...
China’s first commercial carrier rocket Jielong-1 launches satellites into orbit
The Jielong-1 rocket, the first commercial rocket made by...

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Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Mapping China’s New Silk Road

When China’s president Xi Jinping laid out his plans to establish a “New Silk Road” across Central Asia in 2013, he was doing more than invoking China’s distant past. Instead, he was sketching out a new direction for Chinese trade and...

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Joko Widodo Applies Mapping to Help Address Inequality

The new Indonesian President Joko Widodo is enacting a number of reforms and investments to help kickstart the country's economy as well as to address inquality. Among the initiatives are investments in infrastructure as well as mapping...

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

India to Use Remote Sensing to Guide the Economy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has initiated the process of using remote sensing technology to boost the economy. Mr. Modi, as Chief Minister of Gujarat, used the technology to aid the economic development of the State and he...

Monday, September 29th, 2014

China Invests to Improve Earth Observation Service

China will promote the application of satellite earth observation technologies to better serve the economy. China has already built a network of satellites and other facilities for earth observation in pursuing its space programs including manned space...

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Andhra Pradesh Seeks Cooperation of Australia in Strengthening Infrastructure

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today sought cooperation of Australia in helping the state government build infrastructure projects and strengthen roads and drainage networks. A delegation led by Lord Mayor of Brisbane Graham Quirk met...

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Chinese Firms Developing Infrastructure in India

India is one of the largest developing countries in the world, but problems with poor infrastructure have long hampered its development. In recent years, Chinese companies have been widely involved in construction projects in India, accelerating the...

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Asia Leads Infrastructure Spending

A new report says global spending for capital projects and infrastructure will top nine-trillion-dollars a year by 2025. That’s up from four-trillion in 2012. Asian countries, especially China, are expected to lead the way. The Outlook to...

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Nepal Plans a Road to the Everest Region

The Nepalese government has announced plans to develop infrastructure in the area by building the first hard surface road into the region, the Tourism Ministry announced in local media on Tuesday, August 12. In a country where...

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Bengkulu, Indonesia to Get Infrastructure Boost

Bengkulu Governor Junaidi Hamsyah has said his province has received funding worth Rp 14.4 trillion (US$1.22 billion) from the central government to finance various infrastructure projects, including the Bengkulu-South Sumatra toll road. Junaidi said the funding was...

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Strained Infrastructure in Philippines Erodes the Nation’s Growth Prospects

The 2.2 million vehicles a day that grind away on Manila’s crumbling road system cost the country 876 billion pesos a year, or more than $20 billion, in lost productivity and wasted energy, according to a recent...

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