Asia Noise News

Studies have shown a relationship between noise and increased risk of hypertension, heart attack and angina.

Studies have shown a relationship between noise and increased risk of hypertension, heart attack and angina. Mathias Basner, a scientist dedicated to the study of noise in a lecture on TEDMED talks about how noise affects health and sleep people, reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference for a New time. In our […]

Noise nuisance from neighbours, Punggol, Singapore

Singapore: Over the past two years, one Housing Board block in Punggol has seen heavy market activity. Six households on the same floor moved out – all because of one woman. Dubbed the “neighbour from hell”, she is accused of splashing oil at doors, playing loud music and stomping on the floor. One neighbour even […]

Guangzhou and Beijing Rank as Two Loudest Cities in the World

China is home to two of the loudest cities in the world – Guangzhou and Beijing According to a recent article in The Guardian, Guangzhou, China, ranked as having the worst levels of noise pollution in the world, followed by Cairo, Paris, Beijing and Delhi. New study Global Acoustic Insulation shows demand for acoustic insulation […]

User meeting SoundPLAN, 23 February 2016 Bangkok

User meeting SoundPLAN, 23 February 2016 Bangkok The SoundPLAN Asia usermeeting will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 23 February 2016 at the SC Park hotel.Jochen Schaal is owner / director of SoundPLAN Germany and will tell more about: – New features SoundPLAN version 7.4– Industry Industry module new features, Source emission from measured levels, […]

China Exclusive: Festive noise annoys neighbors

SHIJIAZHUANG, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) — Wu Xianzhou had to eventually call the police because firecrackers that were being set off by his neighbors kept him awake. “I felt dizzy all day long. Firecrackers woke me at 6 a.m. At 9 p.m., when I tried to sleep, another round of firecrackers went off,” said Wu, who […]

Hong Kong blind community calls for louder noise from electric cars to improve safety

Hong Kong blind community calls for louder noise from electric cars to improve safety Hong Kong blind community calls for louder noise from electric cars to improve safety The silent nature of electric cars may improve quality of life, but Hong Kong’s blind community has demanded the city’s e-vehicles emit a louder noise, claiming their […]

Maps show noise impact of Heathrow runways

Maps show noise impact of Heathrow runways PEACE and quiet in north-west Surrey could be drowned out forever if Heathrow Airport is allowed to develop into a four-runway hub, according to new research by an anti-expansion group. The 2M Group, led by the Conservative-controlled London Borough of Wandsworth, is an all-party alliance of more than […]

Beijing pilots illegal-honking detectors

Drivers who indiscriminately use their car horns in future could find themselves being booked thanks to a system of detectors being installed along the Chinese capital’s key areas by the Beijing Traffic Management Bureau, according to Beijing Youth Daily. “The detectors consist of three parts, namely, a microphone array acquisition device, an electronic capture and […]

The cities with the worst noise pollution

When you think about pollution you probably imagine a smog-filled city, or an ocean choking on plastic. But pollution extends beyond what’s in the air and the water. Noise pollution, the noise we live with every day, is a growing problem, and it’s affecting our hearing. Unsurprisingly, noise pollution is particularly bad in cities. A […]

World Hearing Day 2018

Millions of teenagers and young adults are at risk of developing hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices such as smartphones and MP3 players and exposure to damaging levelsof sound at noisy entertainment venues including nightclubs, discotheques, bars, pubs and sportingevents. The emerging pattern of listening regularly at high volume and […]

Scroll to top