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Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Can China Stem the Explosion of Digital Maps?

China, and its National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geo-information have taken an aggressive stance against maps that don't conform to the authoritative version. There was a campaign last year to ensure that each online site that included...

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

China Unicom Asked to Apply for Online Maps License

China Unicom, the country's second largest mobile operator, has been asked to apply for a license for its Internet maps service, which is being operated without official approval, the mapping service regulator said. The company will be further...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Google ‘Applying for China Mapping Licence’

 Google and its joint venture partner in China have applied for a licence to operate an online mapping service in the world's biggest web market, a news report said on Tuesday. The State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping...

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Google Maps Fails to Apply for License, Faces Shutdown

Google has not applied for its Internet mapping license and all Internet mapping services that have not applied for the license will be shut down on July 1, said an official from the State Bureau of Surveying...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Google Maps Nears First Deadline on China Requirement

Google has yet to apply for the necessary state license to operate its online mapping service in China, putting another Google product in jeopardy as the first deadline looms. China's State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping said in...

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Licenses Granted as Map World Opens Up

More than 100 domestic and overseas companies that provide online mapping services have received licenses to continue doing business in China, while another 100 were still applying for a license, a senior official said on Tuesday. Song...