According to a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MOCA) and the National Disaster Reduction Commission (NDRC) on October 10, natural disasters left 1,074 people dead or missin
Two small disaster monitoring satellites, launched in 2008, have allowed China to more rapidly monitor natural disasters with greater range, said the National Commission for Disaster Reduction T
China has launched the first of a news series of oceanographic satellites, with the HaiYang-2A (HY-2A) launched at 22:57UTC on August 15.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to China, Masood Khan has said that Pakistan’s new communication satellite—PakSat-1R, is important for the country for many reasons.
Tropical Depression 06W is still slowing, making its way through the South China Sea today and has weakened overnight.
One year after the successful opening of the UN-SPIDER office in Beijing in November 2010, the first “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Man
China will start building a test satellite later this month (April) to detect electromagnetic anomalies in the atmosphere, as part of the country's proposed earthquake monitoring network, and hopes
The director of the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) Zheng Guoguang presented representatives from 16 Asian countries with integrated satellite broadcasting and receiving stations and the
ERDAS announces that the National Disaster Reduction Committee and the Ministry of Environmental Protection, both in the People’s Republic of China , are now using ERDAS IMAGINE and ERDAS APO
RapidEye, the only geospatial solutions provider to own and operate a constellation of five identical Earth Observation satellites, announced today that the second coverage of China for the Ministr
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