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Australian Space Agency funds development of aerospace-grade GNSS receiver
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Continuity risks for Australian EO data access
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China launches new remote sensing satellite
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7.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Taiwan
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Tata Deploys Its Geospatial Satellite In Space on Space X’s Falcon 9 Rocket
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Taiwan’s Formosat-8 Satellite Set for Launch by 2025
The Taiwan Space Agency has announced progress on the...
Iranian Scientists to Build Satellite Constellation for 2 Simultaneous Missions
The scientists at the knowledge-based company had previously succeeded...
China provides geospatial intel and other military support to Russia, US says
The US has warned its European allies that China...
Japanese lunar lander company ispace raises $53.5 million in stock sale
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Esri and Prince Sultan University Advance GIS Education Through Strategic Partnership
Memorandum of Understanding with Institution Enhances GIS Curriculum and...

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

The South China Sea is Not China’s Sea

It would be rather absurd if England were to try to claim sovereignty over most of the English Channel, Iran the Persian Gulf, Thailand the Gulf of Thailand, Vietnam the Gulf of Tonkin, Japan the Sea of...

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Will New Mapping Effort Ease Tensions in the South China Sea?

The Philippines is urging a meeting between the 10-member Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China to clearly map disputed areas in the South China Sea in order to reduce tensions. The meeting of ASEAN Maritime...

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Maps – History of the South China Sea

The South China Sea dispute centers on the sovereignty over the Nansha Islands, a network of islands that stretches 1,000 km from north to south in the southeastern corner of the sea. China was the first country...

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Philippines, China Support Discussion on South China Sea

In March, the Philippines filed an official protest with China following a standoff involving forces from both countries in the Reed Bank, just east of the Spratlys. Philippine officials say Chinese patrol boats threatened a survey ship...

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

South China Sea – The New Energy Location?

The South China has been reported to contain nearly 50 billion tons of crude oil and 20 trillion meters of natural gas. The area remains largely unexplored - and untapped. That is due to many political, technological...