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Indian space tech startup to launch six satellites in 2024 via ISRO and SpaceX rockets
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China’s secretive spaceplane releases object into orbit
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Japan to create flood projection maps for 4 Southeast Asian nations
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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...

Monday, May 30th, 2011

East Sea Issue in the Spotlight

The East Sea is a semi-enclosed sea in the Pacific Ocean, covering an area of over 3.5 million sq. km. It is bordered by nine coastal countries, namely Vietnam, China, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia...

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Vietnam to Have Online Mapping Service

The bureau chief, Nguyen Tuan Hung said that his agency completed the first stage of the project. A website of Vietnamese maps is under construction. The website will provide online maps of Vietnam at difference ratios. The site...

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

City Drafts Plan to Create New District

Phnom Penh Municipal government drafted a proposal to split Dangkor, Phnom Penh’s largest district, into two separate districts after 11 communes from Kandal province were integrated into its territory in September. “Higher leaders have prepared to split...

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Japan Protests Chinese Survey Ships

‘Such activities by Chinese ships are extremely regrettable. We are demanding the Chinese government order their immediate withdrawal,’ said government spokesperson Takeo Kawamura. Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso described the incident as ‘an obvious intrusion of Japanese territorial...

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Settling Indonesia/Australia/Timor Maritime Boundaries

East Timor, the youngest country in the world, celebrated the fifth anniversary of its independence from Indonesia on 20 May. It is a country of tremendous challenges -- it is one of the poorest in the world...

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