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Connaught Road

Office gear wrecked

Eight men wielding hammers destroyed office equipment worth $30,000 after failing to collect a debt from a company in Connaught Road West, Western, yesterday.

Thursday, 11 April, 1996, 12:00am

Tycoon in crash

A ROLLS-ROYCE being driven by tycoon Cecil Chao Sze-tsung was in collision with a police motorcycle outside Edinburgh Place, Central. The officer was unhurt in the collision on Connaught Road Central.

30 Nov 1995 - 12:00am


WOULD the relevant government department please explain why the east entrance into the ground floor promenade of Harbour Building, at Connaught Road Central, is blocked? The building was originally designed with a covered thoroughfare linking Gilman Street on the east, with the bus terminus on the west. What valid reasons can be given for closing this passageway?

10 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Cable blast

A 45-YEAR-OLD man suffered minor injuries in a blast after an underground cable broke when he was digging outside World-Wide House, Connaught Road, Central.

16 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Cash robbery

A BUSINESSMAN was robbed of $300,000 by three men, one with a 30-centimetre knife, in Connaught Road, Central. The 57-year-old victim had withdrawn the cash - in $1,000 notes - from the Bank of China's Yau Ma Tei branch.

15 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Cleaner killed

CLEANER Lam Sze-ching, 40, was killed and Yip Kwai-ming, 42, hurt when they fell from a hydraulic platform after it was hit by a bus in Connaught Road Central.

25 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Roadwork inconvenience kept to minimum

I REFER to Mr J Lee's letter (South China Morning Post, August 24) headlined 'Black-Spots'.

13 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Traffic experts fear chaos

TRAFFIC experts are urging more co-ordination between government departments to prevent massive delays when work starts on three key infrastructure projects in Central.

Engineers fear that although traffic impact studies will be done for each scheme, no thought will be given to the impact of the other projects.

11 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Hong pong

COULD the Urban Services Department clean up the stench of urine that pervades the stairs linking the Star Ferry concourse to the Mandarin Hotel on Connaught Road Central?

17 May 1994 - 12:00am

White line has a purpose

I REFER to the letter headlined, ''No help at all'' (South China Morning Post, April 14).

In fact, the road in front of the ferry terminal referred to in the letter should be ''Connaught Road Central'' not ''Des Voeux Road Central''.

23 Apr 1994 - 12:00am