Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Drones swoop on village mapping role in India
THE government of the Maharashtra in India is using drones mounted with high resolution cameras to speed up the exercise of mapping villages and towns in the state.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Iran, Syria must be restrained, as must Israel
If the US and Russia don’t exert pressure, the affair of the captured drone could conceivably trigger war
Sun, 11 Feb 2018 11:58:31
Drone to probe Fukushima N-plant interior
TOKYO - Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. plans to use a small unmanned aerial vehicle to closely inspect conditions inside the No. 3 reactor building of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant as early as this month.
Sat, 06 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Your robot is here
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 11:18:53
Deadline nears for registering drones
Anyone flying or planning to fly drones in Thailand has until Tuesday (January 9) to register them with the government or else face penalties.
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 12:50:04
NGO launches drone war on Cambodia’s flooding
In Kampong Thom province, 200 kilometres north of Phnom Penh, a team from the Czech NGO People in Need (PIN) is preparing a small Styrofoam drone for a survey flight. The flight is one of hundreds conducted throughout the country since August, with the aim of reducing preventable deaths from flooding through better mapping and an early warning system.
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Airports wake up to drone potential and tech-aided ways to smooth security checks
WAYS that drones can be accommodated at airports around the world are being explored along with innovations such as streamlined security procedures that will enable a single identity check of an airline passenger.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:15:46
Six investigated for using drones during Royal Funeral
The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has submitted the names of six individuals who allegedly violated the ban on using drones during HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Cremation Ceremony from October 25 to 29 to the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) on Monday for further action.
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:27:17
Myanmar jails filming crew for 2 months over drone use
Yangon - A Myanmar court sentenced a foreign filming crew and their local colleagues to two months in prison Friday for flying a drone over parliament, their lawyer said.
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 10:24:01
Drones expected to boost agriculture in Japan
TOKYO - Companies are increasingly competing to develop high-tech agricultural drones for crop spraying and other uses, working to sell their drones to small-scale farmers, who are facing a serious shortage of successors.
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:23:52
Registration needed for drones brought on holiday to Thailand
Bringing your drone to Thailand? Get registered or you could face serious punishment.
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Drones flying high in China
Unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly known as drones, have developed rapidly over the past decade and are now highly accessible to mass market consumers.
Sat, 28 Oct 2017 16:17:23
Myanmar detains Turkish journalists for flying drone over capital
Two foreign journalists working for Turkish state media have been detained for more than 24 hours in Myanmar for flying a drone over a parliament building in the capital, the government said Saturday.
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Drones on the radar at airports
Re: “Police charge drone pilot for photographing Air Force airport”, The Nation, yesterday.
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:24:19
Police charge drone pilot for photographing Air Force airport
A shopping mall’s mechanic accused of flying a drone in the vicinity of the Air Force airport in Bangkok’s Don Muang district and publishing the footage on social media, claimed he merely wanted to record the view – not the airport.