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Australian spacetech companies partner to deliver the world’s first on-demand satellite imaging platform.
Over the course of several decades, satellite imagery has...
Singapore boosts geospatial property collaboration
The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) has signed memoranda of...
Esri India partners with AGNIi (Invest India) to roll-out ‘GeoInnovation’
Empowering start-ups to build location Intelligence and facilitate wider...
‘ISRO gearing up for multiple space missions in 2022’
After a rather muted 2021 in terms of satellite...
Australian company develops system for real time mapping of wildfires
At Wildfire Today we have often advocated for what...
Israel awards nearly $6 million in grants to space tech startups
From growing super-vegetables in space to taking high-resolution images...
Modi Govt’s ‘Urban Geospatial Data Stories Challenge’ To Promote Innovation Begins
The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said that...
Ethiopian Government to Merge the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute and Ethiopian Geospatial Information Institute
In November 2021, the Ethiopian House of People’s Representatives...
Iran Slaps Down US ‘Concerns’ Over Space Programme After Satellite Launch
Iran launched a rocket carrying three satellites into space...
Russia and China Ink Cooperative Deal on Respective GNSSs
Russian space agency Roscosmos and the Chinese Satellite Navigation...

liveability

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Singapore and Hong Kong Collaborate on Making Cities More Liveable

High-density cities and liveability need not be at odds. After conducting a study in 2011 on sustainable development in Hong Kong, the Urban Land Institute, a non-profit research group, teamed-up with the Centre for Liveable Cities in...

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Growing Cries to Move China’s Capital City

Beijing has been China’s capital for most of the past 600 years. Seven years ago Beijing’s government set a target of making the city a “liveable” one by 2020, with “fresh air and a beautiful environment”. Few praise...

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Good Planning Plus Affordable Housing Equals a Liveable City

For the 80 per cent of us who are urban Australians, we live in confusing times. Our capital cities with their high-quality parks and public open space, good schools, relative community safety and rich options for cultural...