Mobile Telephone

Police imposter robs man

A man posing as a detective robbed a 47-year-old pedestrian of $4,300 and a mobile telephone in Shing Nam Road, Kowloon City.

Friday, 29 December, 2000, 12:00am

IIs rob hikers

Three hikers were robbed of $1,200 in cash, a watch, a ring and a mobile telephone by four suspected illegal immigrants near Hok Tau reservoir in Fanling.

15 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Hi-tech shock for old order

FOR all you crusty technophobes out there, let this stand as a warning: Vodafone, the British mobile telephone company, is bigger than British Telecom, the dominant fixed-line carrier, when measured by market capitalisation. Or at least it will be, assuming the takeover of AirTouch goes through.

This should come as no surprise really.

17 Jan 1999 - 12:00am


I am a little concerned about what seems to be a case of open discrimination by Hutchison Telephone.

I am at the moment considering the purchase of a mobile telephone, looking at the various companies offering such services and comparing their hardware prices and service packages.

9 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Man beaten

A MAN was beaten about the head with a mobile telephone in Tsim Sha Tsui last night. The 31-year-old was walking out of a Hart Avenue karaoke lounge when he was attacked by four men.

25 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Alarm bells ring for callers

FROM North Point comes news of the latest in an increasing number of incidents where a person has been criminally assaulted with a mobile telephone.

While some might be alarmed at this dangerous new social trend, here at Keeping Posted we are taking heart.

2 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

Valuable haul for knife men

TWO men armed with a knife yesterday tied up and robbed a woman of $575,000 in cash and valuables at her Tsim Sha Tsui flat.

The bandits grabbed the woman by the neck in the lift lobby and forced her back inside her flat where she was bound with nylon stockings.

10 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Boat pursued

THE master of a Hongkong fishing vessel told police his vessel was chased by a speedboat carrying uniformed men near the Ninepins last night.

In a report by mobile telephone, the master said he heard shots being fired but none of his crew was injured.

4 Jan 1993 - 12:00am