Decibel

Sound advice for acceptable living

There is no better way to appreciate the clamour that is Hong Kong than returning from a holiday.

Monday, 5 December, 2011, 12:00am

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Pass on headphones, protect your ears

If you are always listening to music on headphones, you should take better care of your ears.

According to my teacher, 35 decibels and less refers to faint or no sound, 55 decibels refers to moderate noise, 75 decibels refers to loud noise and 100 decibels and above refers to deafening noise.

14 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Falling prices fan interest in Bel-Air units

Pok Fu Lam development offers opportunities for end-users and investors, say estate agents

With home prices in the secondary market down more than 40 per cent from peak levels reached in the first quarter of this year - or back to 2005 levels - the Bel-Air development in Pok Fu Lam may now offer value to end-users and investors, say estate agents.

19 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

News quiz ... do you know?

1. Private investigators Kroll Associates have been hired by an unknown client to look into the .

A Disneyland project B Housing Department privatisation plan C Cyberport project D right of abode controversy 2. Chek Lap Kok's second runway opened amid threats of protests from Tsuen Wan residents who claim they were not warned about aircraft noise of almost .

28 May 1999 - 12:00am