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Israel Aerospace Industries Successfully Doubles Venµs Satellite’s Expected Service Life
Venµs changed altitude in space and will carry out...
South Korea launches KASS satellite to augment GPS
South Korea has successfully launched a precision aviation satellite...
China launches new batch of remote sensing satellites
XICHANG, June 23 (Xinhua) -- China successfully launched three...
Kenya launches nationwide airborne geophysical survey
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday launched the final report...
South Korea successfully launches home-grown Nuri space rocket
South Korea’s domestically built Nuri rocket successfully placed a...
Isro PSLV-C53 launch announced for June 30
The mission faced multiple initial delays, but was eventually...
Strong progress being made on the UK’s Geospatial Strategy
Annual plan published shows the Geospatial Commission’s progress on...
Israel Deploys Medicine Data-Map Skills to Avert Food Crisis
Even before the first wave of Covid-19 swept through...
Bricsys’ local partner, ACA Pacific, selected by Singapore government as Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) vendor
The partnership will enable Singaporean companies to access the...
MapmyIndia joins hands with ISRO to boost 3D mapping
Homegrown navigation firm MapmyIndia on Friday said it has...

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Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Indian Policymakers Need to Address Real Problems in the Land Market

There seems to be an emerging consensus across the political spectrum, that it is not prudent to tamper with the decade-old and ongoing process of land market reform. The earlier “revenue laws” on registration of titles were...

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Asia Gains Another Geospatial Head of State with Indonesia’s Pick

Earlier this week, Indonesia elected a new president (although still disputed by his opponent), making a selection not unlike India's recent election where a reform-minded candidate took the post with a history of technology innovation. Joko Widodo...

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Council Mergers ‘Once in Generation’ Opportunity, Says Mapping Expert

Western Australia has a ‘once in a generation opportunity’ to build faster, more efficient councils on the back of the State Government’s local government reform agenda, according to a national mapping technology expert. Esri Australia Principal Consultant...

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Queensland Looks to Balance Land Use in Reform Legislation

The Queensland State Parliament is considering a Regional Planning Interests Bill that will reform how land is managed between multiple uses. The bill looks to put in place a new system of broader regional planning to balance...

Monday, July 15th, 2013

GIS Technology Can Put Hospital Crisis to Bed, Says Expert

Cutting-edge mapping technology being trialled by health providers in the US could help Australia tackle its growing hospital crisis, according to a visiting international geo-health expert.

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Indian Infrastructure Shares Gain on Government Reform Hopes

Infrastructure shares, including GMR Infrastructure Ltd, gain on hopes of additional foreign investment in infrastructure bonds after the government eased some of the debt investment restrictions. Analysts also cite hopes of measures to revive stalled infrastructure projects....

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Take Hope from India’s Power and Water Failures

India's economic reform agenda has lost its way. Forget trivial reforms like permitting more foreign direct investment in aviation. What the country needs most is improvements in chronically mismanaged infrastructure. But change is hard when the systems...

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

China to Amend Land Rights for Protection of Farmers

A new amendment to China's Land Management Law is being drafted to better protect farmers' interests in land expropriations, according to a report from the top legislature's environment and resources panel. It is urgent to reform and standardize...