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United Arab Emirates to launch bold asteroid mission in 2028
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has set its sights...
WAFA: “Work of Palestinian land surveyors in Masafer Yatta interrupted by Israeli settlers”s”
HEBRON – Extremist Israeli settlers attacked a number of...
Ola acquires geospatial company GeoSpoc
Ola has acquired GeoSpoc, a six-year-old Pune-based geospatial company....
New UAE space mission will orbit Venus and land on an asteroid
The United Arab Emirates is setting a course for...
Britain’s space programme has been hit by Brexit, with FIVE concerns to be resolved before launch.
BREXIT BRITAIN’S SPACE STRATEGY has been slammed, with this...
Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission
This year's Nobel Prize in Physics laureate Klaus Hasselmann...
China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
As China has continuously deepened the application of the...
PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
New Delhi: India will soon have policies on space communication...
Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveyors Conference 2021
Navigating changes and challenges in surveying industry to enable...
Ladakh admin to use drones to help measuring inhabitant land under SVAMITVA scheme
The Ladakh administration will use drones to help measure 'Abadi...

urbanisation

Monday, March 17th, 2014

China Plans Investments to Increase Urban Migration

China is planning a major expansion of its transport networks and urban infrastructure as it seeks to increase migration from rural to urban areas, lifting incomes and demand to drive continued economic growth. The 2014-20 urbanization plan...

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Urbanisation in Asia Boosts Prospects of Sustainable Growth

The nature of industrialised societies - - is the major driving force behind increasing demand for materials and energy. Cities concentrate and integrate investment and employment opportunities, supporting rapid economic growth and access to electricity, goods, services...

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Mapping the Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela, the world's most grandiose religious festival, saw an unusual group of visitors for an unusual purpose this year. A multi-disciplinary team of over 50 faculty members, staff and student researchers from Harvard Universityvisited the event to...

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Singapore Takes the Lead for Global Cities to Find New Integrated Solutions

Singapore is taking the lead in encouraging cities to find new integrated solutions in resolving pressing urbanisation challenges around the world. For the first time, the World Cities Summit, the Singapore International Water Week and the inaugural...

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Nighttime Observations Offer Urban Insight

Recently, the European Space Agency designed and developed, along with with Dutch company Cosine, a motorized tripod called NightPod to take nighttime images of the Earth from the International Space Station. Prior to this device, the speed...

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Urbanisation and Sustainable Mobility in India

Many new trends are shaping the world – resource scarcity, globalisation, technology, demographics and urbanisation. These emerging trends are very visible in India. In an era where India takes 9% GDP growth for granted, assessing how such...