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India’s remote sensing satellites, assets to be transferred to PSU
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Australian Space Forum to strengthen ties with Japan
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Airbus Wins ESA’s LSTM Temperature-Check Mission for Copernicus Next Generation
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UK academics build infrastructure-light GNSS-based traffic management system for African cities
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SMBC Launches New Geospatial Data Service Powered By Orbital Insight
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DARPA Names Participants for UAS Aerial Combat Algorithm Prototyping Effort
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Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Hanoi Learns Urban Planning Experience from Japan

Hanoi is keen to learn from the experience of the Japanese prefecture of Fukuoka in environmental protection, urban planning and management. The Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, Nguyen The Thao, made this statement at a reception...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Bilateral Border Talks Held with Vietnam

As tension over the Kingdom’s western border continues to simmer following clashes between Cambodian and Thai forces earlier this month, attention turned to the east yesterday with a meeting of officials from Vietnam and Cambodia’s bilateral Joint...

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Work Begins on Vietnam’s 1,200 MW Lai Chau Hydropower Project

A ground-breaking ceremony has been completed for Vietnam's $1.8 billion, 1,200-MW Lai Chau hydropower project. The hydro project, located in Nam Hang Commune in Lai Chau Province and owned by Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN), is expected to start...

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Vietnam To Launch International Initiative On Green Economy

Vietnam will launch an international initiative on a green economy for sustainable development in Hanoi, to focus on the role of the market and sustainable forest management. The initiative, which will be conducted in collaboration with the...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Vietnam Sets up Natural Resources and Environment University

Natural Resources and Environment University will be set up in Hanoi, Vietnam. The university will focus on remote sensing, meteorology, maritime and island management, geology and minerals, and cartography. In addition, it will train managers and  surveying...

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...

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Vietnam Flood Forecasting Needs More Funds

The technology is available for flood-mapping in Viet Nam but little progress has been made due to a lack of capital to pursue the project, says Professor Nguyen Dinh Duong, head of the Institute of Geography's Department...

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Vietnam Highlight Sustainable Development Success

Vietnam has reaped an average annual economic growth rate of over 7 percent and made considerable progress in poverty reduction, primary education universalization and healthcare services during the past decade. Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan highlighted...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Japan to Fund Vietnam’s Satellite Project

The Japanese government has decided to provide funding for developing countries’ space satellite projects under its official development assistance, government sources say. The first such aid funds are expected to be offered to Vietnam to help Japanese...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

Vietnam Opens New International Airport

Vietnam has opened a new international airport in the southern Mekong Delta. The 150-million dollar Can Tho International Airport, built on 20,750 square meters (240,000 square feet) of land, will process up to five million passengers a...

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