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Connaught Road

On style, she rules

I want to get an inexpensive birthday present, maybe a necklace, for a Christian friend. What would you recommend other than the usual silver crosses?

Cross To Bare, Pokfulam

Sunday, 27 June, 2004, 12:00am

ANANDA TOWER FOR SALE

Ananda Tower in Central is being offered for sale through a tender organised by Jones Lang LaSalle. The 23-storey commercial building, with a total floor area of 58,500 square feet, is at 57-59 Connaught Road Central.

7 May 2003 - 12:00am

Want to avoid the World Cup? We've got the plan

Before dinner: Has your World Cup well and truly runneth over? Do you wish Cable TV's Go Go Goal! guys had by now just got up and gone? How about a complete break from the madness? Begin your night in the quiet, comfortable surrounds of the Chater Lounge (Ritz-Carlton,

21 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Robbers flee in taxis with $1.2m

A courier was robbed of a bag containing $1.2 million after being attacked with an irritant spray and clubbed with a wooden pole by six or seven men in Central yesterday. The man, 51, was ambushed in the International Finance Centre, Connaught Road.

2 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Investigation launched into vandalism of 29 vehicles

Updated at 3.54pm: Police appealed to the public on Friday to provide information about 29 vehicles found vandalised in the Western district on Friday.

A police spokesman said that at about 1.20am an officer discovered a number of vehicles with their windows smashed.

7 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Just looking

Tsui Tinyun - New Paintings: Powerful, thought-provoking portraits and nudes by Chinese contemporary figurative artist Tsui Tinyun. Pictured is Pretender. 10am-8pm Monday-Saturday; 11am-7pm Sunday. J Gallery, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 3 Connaught Road, Central. Tel: 2369 9062. Ends May 29.

16 May 2001 - 12:00am

Cease laughing

Couple of jokers: Stand-up comedy from American funnymen Kyle Cease, right, and Michael Joiner (in English). Today, 9pm. Grappa's Country, Basement of Jardine's House, Connaught Road, Central. $220. Tel: 2317 6666 or 2312 9998.

12 May 2001 - 12:00am

Road death

A 78-year-old man died when he was knocked down by a truck at the junction of Fung Mat Road and Connaught Road West, Western.

20 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Bus victim 'critical'

A man pushing a newspaper trolley was hit by a bus as he crossed Connaught Road West. He was in critical condition in Queen Mary Hospital.

18 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Piecemeal landscaping has made area an eyesore

The new ferry piers in Central are in a state of chaos. To paraphrase legislator Christine Loh and your own Kevin Sinclair, the area with its half-dead palm trees and broken pavements is a grimy disgrace with a Third World atmosphere and a general air of squalor.

26 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Too fast

I have noticed that in the three parallel streets (Connaught Road Central, Chater Road and Des Voeux Road Central) between the Bank of America Building and Alexandra House in Central, buses often travel at unnecessarily high speeds.

This poses a tremendous risk to pedestrians.

4 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Death plunge

A woman plunged to her death from a building in Connaught Road West. No identification documents were found on her.

12 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Man's body found in drain

THE body of a man was found lying in a 15-metre deep drain at a construction site in Connaught Road Central.

3 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Three raid Central gold shop

THREE men robbed a Connaught Road Central shop of gold ornaments worth $2.43 million.

22 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Must install handrails

I am concerned about the flight of concrete stairs that lead from Connaught Road Central elevated walkway to the front entrance of Jardine House, formerly known as Connaught Centre.

6 Jan 1997 - 12:00am