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The Philippines Wants Nation’s Bike Lanes on Digital Map App
Recently, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has requested a search...
Thai Navy signs deal to purchase Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 UAS
The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has signed a contract...
China Launches 16 New Satellites Into Orbit for Commercial Remote Sensing, Atmospheric Imaging: Report
China on Wednesday launched 16 new satellites into space...
Australia and NZ to share SBAS Network
Australia and New Zealand will share a satellite-based augmentation...
2022 China-ASEAN Satellite Application Industry Cooperation Forum Held in Nanning
People’s Daily Online, Nanning, September 18 (Reporter Shen Quanchi)...
India marks presence on chip-making map with Vedanta-Foxconn deal
India marks presence on chip-making map with Vedanta-Foxconn deal....
IBM to introduce remote-sensing AI in Saudi Arabia
RIYADH: International Business Machines Corp. will soon introduce remote-sensing...
Starbucks Singapore says customer database breached
Singapore, Sept 16 (AFP) Sep 16, 2022: Starbucks Singapore...
Space Foundation and Singapore Space & Technology Limited Sign Partnership Agreement
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate...
HERE SDK Navigate now available in Japan
Global businesses and local enterprises in Japan across industries...

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Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Baku Hosts International Meeting on Geographic Names, Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre

The 10th meeting of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) on Eastern Europe, Northern and Central Asia Division and meeting of the working group of the CIS Interstate Council on geodesy, cartography, cadastre and...

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Asia Is Not Growing in a Sustainable Manner

Asia may be growing at an average of 6% per year in a game of "catch up" with the western world, but it is not growing in a sustainable manner, said economist and senior United Nations advisor...

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Sri Lanka, UN to Improve Disaster Management through Open Data

The Survey Department of Sri Lanka and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) signed an agreement for digital data dissemination, the first of its kind between the Government and the UN, which will...

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...

Monday, March 12th, 2012

FAO Meeting to Focus on Sustainable Food Production

Agriculture ministers and officials from 40 Asia-Pacific countries are seeking way to stabilise food prices, boost food security, reduce hunger and stem the depletion of natural resources at a five-day conference held by the United Nations' Food...

Monday, February 20th, 2012

UN Sets Up Space Technology Education Centre for Western Asia

A regional centre for space science and technology education for Western Asia will be sited at the Royal Jordanian Geographic Center (RJGC) by April, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs has announced. Awni Khasawneh, general...

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

S.Asia Doing Worst on UN Development Goals

South Asian nations are making the least progress in the Asia-Pacific region on meeting key development goals, which they pledged to achieve by 2015, said a senior official from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday. Bindu...

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

UN Launches Information System to Boost Disaster Prevention

The United Nations launched today an information system to improve and expand the exchange of weather, climate and water data, which can be used for disaster risk reduction, water management, food security and health purposes. The World...

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

New Urban Development Models Must Focus on Eco Sustainability, Inclusive Growth

The UN Habitat is pushing for a new urban development agenda focussed on economic and environmental sustainability and inclusive growth, according to Mr Andre Dzikus, Chief, Water and Sanitation Section, UN Habitat. The new principles of urban...

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

India Opposes Replacing Millennium Development Goals with Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations has proposed replacing Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015 with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which could have norms for green economy, energy efficiency energy appliances, water efficiency, protecting endangered species such as tigers and...

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