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Agri ministry allowed to use drones for remote sensing data collection
The agriculture ministry has been permitted to use drones for remote sensing data...
J-K Lt Governor inaugurates 607 vocational labs, education portal and GIS portal
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday e-inaugurated 607 vocational...
Global Navigation Satellite Systems winter school to start from Feb 22
ISLAMABAD- Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Institute of of Space Technology...
‘New geospatial policy opportunity for Indian industry’
New Delhi (IANS) Experts from a range of domains...
South China Sea: Satellite images show China building ‘full-blown military bases’ on artificial islands
Worrying new satellite imagery suggests China is building “full-blown...
infiniDome Delivers GPS Monitoring and Protection Solution to Israel Railways
CAESAREA, Israel - infiniDome Ltd., The GPS Security Company,...
India liberalises restrictions on geospatial data for map-making
Announcing a sweeping change in India's mapping policy, the...
Two South Aussie Satellites set for lift off
Fleet Space Technologies and Myriota will launch separate IoT...
ISRO to launch iBrazilian, Indian startup satellite in first mission of 2021
India's space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to...
SRA plans biometric survey using GIS map for slum hutments
Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) on Wednesday has invited request...

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Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Manila to Fight for UN Panel’s Jurisdiction Over South China Sea

Claims by Beijing to the disputed South China Sea will come under international legal scrutiny for the first time this week. While China has officially refused to take part in the case filed by the Philippines at...

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Japan Says Historic Maps Bolster Claim to Islands Controlled by South Korea

Five old maps have gone on display in the southern Japanese city of Matsue, supposedly providing fresh evidence that islands held by South Korea and known as Dokdo are in fact Japanese territory. Tokyo claims the two...

Friday, November 29th, 2013

China Sends War Planes to Patrol Newly Declared Territory

China said Thursday that it had sent warplanes to patrol its newly declared maritime air defense identification zone, as a dispute over an island chain ratcheted up into a dangerous regional standoff. The move came after Japan...

Friday, July 26th, 2013

China’s New ’10-dash Line Map’ Eats Into Philippine Territory

The Philippines has protested China's recent publication of a new "10-dash line" map that places sprawling offshore territories it claims within Beijing's "national boundaries," officials said Friday. The new Chinese map, which was first published last January...

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Philippine Government will Bring Map to UN of ‘West Philippine Sea’

The Philippines is set to bring to the United Nations (UN) an official map of the country that reflects the West Philippine Sea, after President Benigno Aquino III signed Administrative Order (AO) No. 29 officially renaming South...

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Azerbaijan to Launch Aerogeodetic Center

The State Aerogeodetic Center will soon open in Azerbaijan in the near future, Azerbaijani State Committee for Land and Cartography Chairman Garib Mammadov said today. The center will receive information from 37 satellite geodetic stations of the country...

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...

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Mapping Boundaries: Korea – Sudan – Thailand – Cambodia

With the recent announcement of the creation of the new country South Sudan, attention turned toward delineating the offical boundaries of the country. But was the task as easy as it sounded?  A group consisting of cartographers,...

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Engaging China in the South China Sea

The issue of the South China Sea again drew public attention last month. The overlapping claims over a body of water located south of the People’s Republic of China between six countries — Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines,...

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

China-Mongolia Map Boundaries Discussed

Mongolia has indisputable sovereignty over the territory from the Yellow Sea in East Asia to Europe. Any place which was named in the map of the Mongolian Empire from the 12th to 13th centuries belongs to the...

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