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Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission
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China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
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PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
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Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveyors Conference 2021
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Ladakh admin to use drones to help measuring inhabitant land under SVAMITVA scheme
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Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Shoddy Urban Planning Causes Traffic Woes

Even as Delhi boasts it is the “flyover capital” of India, traffic experts emphasise that poor urban planning and mindless construction of new flyovers is not a solution to growing traffic bottlenecks in the city.Instead of decongesting...

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Japan Orders Inspections After Fatal Tunnel Collapse

Revelations that aging bolts and rods may have led to the devastating highway tunnel collapse that claimed at least nine lives in Japan over the weekend has sparked nationwide anxiety over the safety of decades-old infrastructure. Thus far,...

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Highways Above Villages Across China

In 2011, China's intercity motorway system surpassed that of the United States to become the longest in the world. Remarkably, most of this 53,000-mile network has been built in the last 10 years. And it is ahead...

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Selangor to Launch RM15bil in Infrastructure Projects in Malaysia

Selangor is expected to launch about RM15 billion in infrastructure development projects over the next two years, said State Executive Councilor, Dr Xavier Jayakumar. He said of this total, about RM7.4 billion is for three to four new highways...

Friday, November 25th, 2011

China’s Beidou Navigation Satellite System Aiming at Transportation

China's Beidou Navigation Satellite System continues to grow as it approaches 10 satellites in space, marching onward toward it's 2012 mainly China operational status with global coverage targeted for 2020. It is being reported that the Beidou...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

More Projects Underway in Sri Lanka This Year

Sri Lanka has taken a gigantic step forward with infrastructure investments. Three international harbours have been built, and three other harbours are being upgraded to international standards. The first stage of the Colombo - Matara Expressway (up...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

The Link Between Good Infrastructure and Winning Elections

The remarkable electoral sweep by Nitish Kumar in Bihar would certainly point to this connection. Roads and highways are the most visible part of Bihar’s improved infrastructure. This improvement has had spin-off benefits in the fields of...