China says satellite network to be big asset, others can use it too

China`s homegrown satellite navigation system will bring untold economic, social and military benefits and other countries in Asia are welcome to use it, the director of China`s satellite navigation agency said on Friday.

China`s own GPS makes inroads into neighbouring countries

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.