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Pakistan is set to become the fifth Asian country to use China's domestic satellite navigation system which was launched as a rival to the US global positioning system, a report said Saturday. The Beidou, or Compass, system started providing services
Wuhan ( China Daily) Pakistan to become navigation system's fourth overseas user China's Beidou navigation system is set to increase its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, with Pakistan expected to become its fourth overseas customer later this
Wuhan ( China Daily) China is expected to invest 7 billion yuan ($1.13 billion) to support the development of industries related to the country's Beidou satellite navigation system before 2015, an industry insider said. "Industries related to the
China's Beidou satellite navigation system, touted to be an alternative to America's GPS, has made steady progress in South East Asian region despite various disputes over Beijing's claims on the South China Sea.
China considered using a drone strike in a mountainous region of Southeast Asia to kill a Myanmar drug lord wanted in the murders of 13 Chinese sailors, but decided instead to capture him alive, according to an influential state-run newspaper. The
This is the first time that detailed geographic information is available for those six areas in west and southwest China, including Yunnan, the Tibet autonomous region and the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, covering about 21 percent of the country'
After going through a one-year trial operation and adding six more satellites in 2012, Beidou, in terms of performance, is "comparable" to the United States' GPS, Ran Chengqi, spokesman for the China Satellite Navigation Office, told a news
A high-ranking Chinese military official urged researchers to properly maintain China's home-grown navigation system so it can provide steady and reliable services for the country's economic development and military combat preparations. Fan
The launch of a Proton rocket booster from has ended with the failure of the upper stage to deliver two communication satellites into the intended orbits. All Proton launches have been suspended until an investigation into the incident is completed...
China's Beidou GPS-substitute opens to public in Asia China is expanding the number of satellites in orbit around the globe China has opened up its domestic sat-nav network to commercial use across the Asia-Pacific region...It had previously been