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Suspect electrical fans taken off store shelves

Electrical fans of the brand believed to have caused the fire were removed from shelves yesterday.

Chain store Watson's withdrew Pierre Cardin fans with the model number AT-28T pending test results from the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department.

Tuesday, 9 June, 1998, 12:00am

Safe stolen

A safe holding $200,000 in cash and valuables was stolen from the home of a prominent horse owner in Sai Kung. The 45-year-old man, surnamed Law, received a call from his maid who said somebody sneaked into the house through the roof.

21 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Break-in nets burglars $15m

Valuables worth about $15 million were stolen from a flat in Bowen Road yesterday.

Police said the thieves tampered with the alarm system to the fourth-floor home of German businessman Nils Thomsen at about 12.30 am before breaking in through a patio window.

Two safes containing gold watches and jewellery were prised open and several large antiques were taken.

3 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Keep your valuables as safe as a fortress

Complete with turrets and a brick exterior covering a metal skin, all Christie's omitted to build was the moat.

YOU justified your buying spree at last week's Art Asia fair to your spouse by claiming that they would be 'good investments'. But now that you have objets d'art piling up in the dusty corners of your Peak home, your spouse is again not pleased.

26 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Burglars fail

BURGLARS threw a safe into the street from a Kowloon City flat when they were disturbed by the owner returning home. The two or three men climbed down the drainpipe from the Pentland Street flat and fled, leaving behind the safe, which contained more than $200,000 in cash and valuables.

1 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Safes robbed

ABOUT $378,000 in cash was stolen from two safes at a Tsuen Wan seafood restaurant early yesterday. A 19-year-old staff member alerted police just after 8 am when she found the safes in the Hang Fook Lau Seafood Restaurant at Allway Garden open.

28 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Burglars steal safe

BURGLARS stole a safe containing about $5.3 million in cash and valuables from a three-storey house in Happy Valley last night.

Yip Wai-moon, 42, the tenant of the home in Chung Fung Terrace, Mount Butler Road, had kept the safe in a wardrobe in a second-floor bedroom.

14 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

New line looks a safe bet

AFTER 150 years of making strong boxes and safes out of metal, Chubb is making inroads with a line of safes made of hi-tech plastic.

Precision-moulded Ellox, a space-age plastic with ingredients that Chubb is keeping under lock and key, is the main component of its new line of Europlanet safes.

6 Jun 1994 - 12:00am