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  1. Privacy promised in new traffic monitoring

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com The government will protect the public's privacy when it tests four new devices for tracking real-time traffic on the streets, lawmakers were told yesterday. ... radar and video-based analysis- would last 15 months and cost HK$4.86 million. Most current traffic monitoring uses wire induction loops that are buried under roads to detect passing vehicles. ...

  2. Internet users told to expect slow traffic

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Danny Mok in Sendai Internet users in Hong Kong have been warned of occasional slow traffic because of damage to undersea cables. While local internet services have remained largely stable traffic is sometimes congested, according to the telecommunications watchdog. Connection to msn services, or Facebook occasionally could not be established. In December ...

  3. China Telecom hijacked traffic, US report says

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick Hong Kong-listed China Telecom 'hijacked' North American government and military internet traffic, potentially to grab encrypted data, a damning US government report claimed. In an 18-minute exercise in April that affected 15 per cent of the world's internet traffic, China Telecom re-routed traffic from American internet servers to servers ...

  4. Study finds 10pc of traffic accident drivers drug-affected

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang One in 10 drivers involved in traffic accidents had taken illicit drugs, and the prevalence of drug-driving among the young was even higher, a survey has found. The findings ... shortly after the government announced a plan to combat drug-driving in reaction to a series of traffic accidents involving drugged drivers. Under the proposal, motorists would have to undergo ...

  5. Container traffic falls 12pc in May

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Hong Kong's port throughput fell 12.1 per cent last month from a year earlier, the smallest decline since December as companies in the United States and Europe placed orders to replenish fallen inventories. The city handled 1.79 million ...

  6. Webcasts draw record traffic to local sites

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Some local current affairs websites saw record levels of hits as tens of thousands of netizens from Hong Kong and around the globe logged on to watch the live broadcast of the June 4 candle-light vigil in Victoria Park. Hong Kong People Repo ...

  7. Games guests lift voice, text traffic

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Citic 1616 Holdings, a Hong Kong-based mainland telecommunications wholesale service provider, said voice and text message traffic in the country rose significantly in the first two days of this month as visitors and athletes began arriving in Beijing for the Olympic Games. 'Both voice and text message traffic grew year on year this past weekend,' ...

  8. Mainland spammers to blame for rise in e-mail traffic, web security firm says

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Gilmore Cheung

    ... Gilmore Cheung Mainland spammers- including fraudsters- are behind a surge in the rate of unwanted mail received by Hong Kong e-mail users, according to a leading provider of messaging and web security services. MessageLabs Intelligence Report for August found that among all spammed e-mail, Chinese-language spam accounted for 57.6 per cent of mainland e-mail traffic. And, ...

  9. New website to upgrade traffic warnings for harbour tunnels

    Posted Aug 11th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung The Transport Department launches an enhanced website today that promises faster updates on traffic congestion as part of a plan to upgrade monitoring and avoid a repeat of East Kowloon traffic chaos in May. The site, at www.td.gov.hk, uses colours to show density of traffic on the main roads leading into the three cross-harbour tunnels. A global positioning ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Invention prevents ships from colliding with nearby bridges

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Academic's technology to monitor marine traffic near bridges and warn of crash risks wins international invention competition Bridging the gap in preventing ... prize and a gold medal at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. The system is designed to monitor marine traffic near a bridge, calculate risks to that traffic, and send out ...




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