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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, August 27th, 2015

Philippine Map to Include Disputed Islands

A new version of the Philippine national map is being prepared by the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF) that will include and identify contested islands with names that pre-date the Spanish era. The map is being prepared...

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Specifies Dokdo as Korean Territory

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) of the United States designated the Dokdo Islands as a part of the territory of Korea. What is drawing attention is the fact that it used all of the names of the...

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Korean Activists Protest at Google, Apple HQ

A group of Korean activists protested in front of the headquarters of Google and Apple in California on Friday against the two IT giants' policy on identifying Dokdo on their map services. The group of self-appointed "cyber diplomats,"...

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

South Korea will Rename Peaks on Islands Disputed with Japan

South Korea said Sunday it would rename peaks on islands disputed with Japan in an attempt to reassert its sovereignty over the territory after a decades-long dispute flared up again this summer. The two main peaks at the...

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Refuting China’s Nine-Dash Claim

China claimed sovereignty over 90% of the water and all the islands in the South China Sea by drawing a nine-dash line covering 90% of that sea, prompting her neighbors to protest that her claim contradicts international...

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...

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Vietnam Asks China to Remove Nine-dotted Line from Map World

Vietnam said that the Chinese State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping’s launch of the Map World service, which maintains the nine-dotted line in the East Sea, seriously infringes upon Vietnamese sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong...