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[Right of Way] The city's most dangerous job?

Jul 12, 2019 - 3:42 PM

Road workers, such as traffic enforcers and street sweepers, face not only the hazards of getting run over by reckless motorists, but also long-term blood poisoning and hearing loss

Tea Time with Vince and Frank: Are we deaf to noise pollution?

Jun 10, 2019 - 1:54 PM

We've been taking action against air and water pollution, but noise pollution has serious – and irreversible – consequences, too

House panel tackles bill vs late-night karaoke, loud sound systems

Mar 13, 2018 - 10:24 AM

House Bill 1035 is scheduled for committee discussion nearly two years after it was referred to the committee

BILL VS LATE-NIGHT KARAOKE. A House committee will begin discussing the proposal to bar loud sounds affecting residential areas to protect public health and welfare. Image of women in karaoke bar from Shutterstock

Baguio City penalizes late night karaoke singers, noisemakers

Mar 09, 2018 - 4:43 PM

Under the new ordinance, any resident can now report to their barangay officials 'excessive, unnecessary, or unusual loud sounds from audio devices' that can be heard from 10 pm to 5 am within residential areas and public streets

KARAOKE. The city of Baguio has approved an ordinance that penalizes obnoxious karaoke singers and other noisemakers in the city. Photo courtesy of Faith Erasmo

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Mar 03, 2017 - 11:29 AM

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City noise linked to hearing loss – study

Mar 03, 2017 - 8:58 AM

High decibel urban areas – such as Guangzhou New Delhi Cairo and Istanbul – top the list of cities where hearing is most degraded according to researchers

Death sentence for Heathrow demolition village

Oct 26, 2016 - 8:22 AM

Much of the historic village of Harmondsworth will be razed and concreted under plans to enlarge Europe s busiest airport

A sign reading 'Stop Heathrow Expansion,' protesting against the building of an additional runway at London Heathrow airport, is seen in the village of Harmondsworth, near the airport, on December 5, 2015. Leon Neal/AFP

Motorboats go silent on Venice's Grand Canal

Apr 15, 2013 - 12:15 AM

Authorities in Venice imposed a five hour ban on motorboats n a bid to raise awareness about noise pollution and architectural damage caused by waves