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  1. Authorities must enforce regulations covering car horns and alarms

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Yuen ('Car horns increase stress levels', January 21) and others suffering from the appalling level of noise pollution generated by car horns and alarms will be surprised ... pollution problem by restricting the volume of car horns and banning car alarms except those using global positioning system technology that alert the vehicle owner's mobile phone without ...

  2. Enforce city's traffic regulations and crack down on dangerous drivers

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in time. The teenager, obviously distracted by the music he was listening to, never heard my car-horn warning, but he stopped when he saw my flashing headlights. What that driver did is an offence ... ask the police forces in Canada and the US. I just wonder why we never hear about motorists being fined for doing this in Hong Kong. The next issue that concerns me is honking of the car horn ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Thai man pleads guilty to smuggling rhino horn from South Africa

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Johannesburg

    ... Reuters in Johannesburg Women posed as big game hunters as part of ring trafficking rhino horns Thai prostitutes staged rhino hunts A Thai man has pleaded guilty to smuggling rhino horn ... years under Monday's plea deal that investigators said sealed one of the most important prosecutions in their fight to protect rhinos, whose horns are worth more than gold in parts ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    How to grab the bully by the horns

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by LOUISE PORTER

    ... Dr Louise Porter familypost@scmp.com How to grab the bully by the horns Young children's friends are the people they play with most. These children become familiar and predictable. Later, by four years of age, children start to select friends who match their developmental skills, their activity levels and their temperament. This is the beginning of true reciprocal ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH AFRICA

    Thai man pleads guilty to South African rhino smuggling

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 02:04pm by Reuters in Johannesburg

    ... in their fight to protect rhinos, whose horns are worth more than gold in parts of Southeast Asia. Taking advantage of the fact that it is legal for foreigners to hunt rhinos in South Africa and ship horns overseas as trophies, Chumlong hired Thai prostitutes to stage fake hunts. The women were given about US$800 each to go to game farms, take a few shots with small calibre rifles ...

  6. Shining prospects at Raine and Horne

    Posted Jan 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Zavadszky Whether it is a bull or a bear market, there are always ways for those who are good at investing to make money. Raine and Horne serves clients who wish to diversify ... diversity,' says John Monaghan, who took over as managing director of Raine and Horne's Hong Kong office in August last year. 'In addition, Hong Kong has the highest rate of property ...

  7. News - Asia

    Briefs, December 11, 2012

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies Deal signed to curb trade in rhino horn HANOI- Vietnam and South Africa signed a deal Monday to tackle rhino poaching and the lucrative illicit trade in the creature's horns for use in traditional medicine. Minister of Agriculture Cao Duc Phat vowed to seek a total ban on the import of all rhino products, according to a statement. AFP   Aid chief expelled ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... This will enable the teams to recruit talented players and coaches and lead to better standards of play. Marcus Wong, North Point Car horns increase stress levels Hong Kong has a serious noise pollution problem. The noise bombardment from roadwork drilling may be a necessary evil, but what about car horns? They are installed in cars to be used in emergencies, but Hong Kong drivers see them ...

  9. Paws for thought

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the drivers in Kon Tum were definitely something else. Since the roads there are smaller and they don't really have traffic lights, they use their car horns to warn other drivers of dangers ... surprised, shall we say. We had to endure heavy rains, long car rides and early mornings to get to some of the villages. But it didn't bother me too much as I just napped on Leon's shoulder ...

  10. Collision cyclist too emotional, court told

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Prosecutors yesterday accused a cycling activist of being too emotional in the moments before a car driven by a former top police official collided with his ... Court during the second day of his trial on a charge of careless cycling stemming from the August 31 incident in Central. The car, driven by former senior assistant police commissioner Spencer ...




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