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UN-SPIDER participates in 13th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on Disaster Relief

UN-SPIDER, represented through Mr. Shirish Ravan of the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office, participated in the 13th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on

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13th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on Disaster Relief

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Mon, 03/03/2014 - 10:20

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China: Expansion of Beidou satellite navigation system until 2020

Satellite image of Beijing, China

China is planning to expand its homegrown Beidou navigation system by 2020 and make it accurate to within centimeters. Up until now the Chinese system has 16 satellites and it is expected to grow to 30 by 2020.

Currently the system reaches an error margin as low as 5 meters. With the improvements China hopes to be able to compete with the US GPS. The system serves the Asia-Pacific region a year now and hopes to expand coverage to other Asian countries.

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Tue, 07/01/2014 - 13:18

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Chinese students built and launched own satellite

Asia seen from Space

A group of students from the National Central University Advanced Rocket Research in Taiwan (Province of China) successfully built and launched with an APPL-7II rocket their own satellite, as SatNews reported.

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Mon, 06/01/2014 - 13:42

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Gaofen-1: Chinese HD Satellite officially put in service

Smog over China seen from Space by NASA

China's high definition

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Fri, 03/01/2014 - 11:03

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China: successful launch of Yaogan XIX satellite

The satellite will be used to aid in preventing and reducing natural disasters

On 20 November 2013 China successfully launched the Yaogan XIX, a remote-sensing satellite. Yaogan XIX was sent into scheduled

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Thu, 28/11/2013 - 10:06

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China: UN-SPIDER Capacity Building for Flood and Drought Mapping

26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.
26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.

From 27-31 October 2013, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office organized a capacity building programme in Beijing, China to strengthen the capacity of the countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. 26 participants from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cameroon, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Malawi, Mongolia, Mozambique, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam participated in the training.

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Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:34

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UN-SPIDER organizes interactive training session for NDRCC

The training course strengthened the capacity of NDRCC

From 21 to 22 October 2013, the UN-SPIDER Beijing office will organize an interactive training session in Beijing, China to strengthen the capacity of the National

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China: Interactive training for disaster risk reduction

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Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:44

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China: Fengyun Weather Satellite successfully launched

Northern China seen from Space.

In late September, China's Long March 4C launch vehicle has launched the Fengyun 3C meteorological satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

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Tue, 08/10/2013 - 15:10

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China: International Charter activated for severe floods

Flooding in these areas is likely to continue

On 16 August 2013, the China Meteorological Administration requested to activate the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters, after rain-triggered flooding had destroyed many roads and power facilities, affecting more than 2 million people in the provinces of Heilongjiang and Jilin as well as the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

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Mon, 19/08/2013 - 10:42

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Mon, 08/19/2013

Bolivian communications satellite to be launched in December

The total cost for the project will be of USD 300 million

The director of the Bolivian Space Agency, Ivan Zambrana, has confirmed that the Chinese-funded communications satellite Tupac Katari will be launched into space on 20 December 2013. Satellite Tupac Katari will reduce the cost of telecommunications not only in Bolivia but additionally in other Latin American countries that will have access to it. Mr.

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Wed, 14/08/2013 - 09:56

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