Telephone Line

Xircom searches for the ultimate design

When Xircom introduced the Realport line of personal computer card modems earlier this year, it was meant to be an improvement on the Xjack design widely used by its competitors.

Thursday, 15 October, 1998, 12:00am

5 robbed during island holiday

Two men and three women, aged between 18 and 20, were tied up and roobed at knifepoint as they holidayed at a house on Cheung Chau.

They were discovered at about 11.15pm. In addition to stealing $7,000, the robbers had also the telephone line.

6 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Lonely heart a hotline cheat

A MAN who tapped into his neighbour's telephone line to call a lonely hearts hotline was yesterday fined $1,000 in the Eastern Court.

On July 12 last year, Chau Ka-yue, 62, of Sharp Street East, Causeway Bay, found he had been overcharged $242.40 on his telephone bill. He later learned that five lonely hearts calls on June 24 accounted for the sum.

7 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Long wait on telephone line

I TRIED to ring up the Immigration Department at 8246111 to find out the procedures for applying for an adult identity card.

24 May 1993 - 12:00am