A robber died in a fall in Shau Kei Wan after snatching a handbag containing more than HK$1,000 yesterday. The man, 56, grabbed the bag from a woman, 57, at the Yiu Tung Estate at about 11.30am, and fled into a multi-storey car park.Wednesday, 8 July, 2009, 12:00am
A robber died in a fall in Shau Kei Wan after snatching a handbag containing more than HK$1,000 yesterday. The man, 56, grabbed the bag from a woman, 57, at the Yiu Tung Estate at about 11.30am, and fled into a multi-storey car park. He fell from the seventh storey, apparently while trying to climb back down, police said. He was declared dead at Eastern Hospital.8 Jul 2009 - 12:00am
I refer to the letter headlined, 'Smart meters better than dumb ones' (South China Morning Post, August 21), on the provision of parking spaces.
I would like to take this opportunity to point out that streets and roads are provided primarily for traffic circulation rather than for parking.5 Sep 1998 - 12:00am
I am writing in response to your editorial headlined 'The sound and the fury' (South China Morning Post, July 19). I can fully understand the anger and frustration of residents living under the flight path of Chek Lap Kok's second runway. I am also a victim of the present administration's blatant lack of respect for residents' rights.1 Sep 1998 - 12:00am
A drum of poisonous insecticide which sparked a land and sea hunt after it disappeared was found in a multi-storey car park in Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay.30 Jul 1998 - 12:00am
Visitors can expect a tidier market and wider paths in Stanley if a proposed facelift for the tourist attraction gets the go-ahead.
The proposal, still in its initial stage, includes constructing a multi-storey car park near the football pitch and rebuilding the Urban Council market.22 Jul 1997 - 12:00am
Papers found alongside a woman's naked torso yesterday may provide important clues in the murder investigation, police said.
But police would not reveals details of the papers, saying only that they provided promising avenues for investigation.24 Jul 1996 - 12:00am
Hutchison Whampoa has agreed to pay the Government a land premium of $3.02 billion for the rights to redevelop its Hilton Hotel site and the neighbouring government buildings and car park.
Director of Lands Bob Pope yesterday said the site, where the former hotel and the Garden Road multi-storey car park and Beaconsfield House stand, had been granted to the company.29 May 1996 - 12:00am
GUANGZHOU may have banned all new land leases for commercial and residential projects, but there is an exception to the rule - multi-storey car parks.
Car parks are so scarce in the city that authorities have said they will grant land leases if site proposals include multi-storey parking space.27 Sep 1995 - 12:00am
USED car dealers may be driven out of multi-storey car parks under a plan to make more parking space available.
The Lands Department is seeking legal advice on what action it can take against car parks, owned by major developers, which may breach Crown Lease conditions.20 Sep 1995 - 12:00am