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  1. Nothing glamorous about a bunch of thugs

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Recently, an expert on triads from the police force held a seminar to teach young offenders about this taboo topic. I think talks of this kind are a good idea. Teenagers love to try things their parents tell them not to. Showing them that triad life is not glamorous or cool will put them off. We live in a world where information is easy to access, and teenagers are curious. Not talking ...

  2. Triads will pay for declaring war, police vow

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo We will not tolerate their challenge and such midnight violence... They have to pay the price, says Kowloon West senior superintendent Triads have declared war on police and the force would make them 'pay the price', a Kowloon West police chief said yesterday after a third consecutive night of raids on triad activities. 'They have declared a war on us. We ...

  3. Triad death throes

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... of 15 seconds, four masked men wielding meat cleavers last month underlined in blood the reputation of the triads for calculated brutality and sent a shudder of speculation that the gangs ... and suffering multiple chop wounds- it was the first attack of its kind on an expatriate in Hong Kong. 'It was shocking because we were crossing a line from the situation where triads fight other ...

  4. Police vow to tackle young triad recruits

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Campaign launched after doubling of arrests among school children for gang-related crimes in New Territories South The number of youngsters arrested for triad related ... be launched to prevent students from joining triad societies. Ms Cheung stressed that the vast majority of the juvenile triad-related crimes in the region were minor in nature, such as claiming ...

  5. War on triads can't be won with skirmishes

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The illicit activities of triad gangs and the attempts by police to curb them have long been a prominent feature of Hong Kong life. But the claim by a senior officer this week that triads ... by some triad members at the weekend must be taken seriously. It simply cannot be tolerated. But the high-profile reaction, including a vow to make triads pay the price for their actions, ...

  6. Victory for police in their new front against triads

    Posted Nov 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a sharp reminder of a well-publicised claim by a senior officer last March that triads had declared war on the police. Illicit activities by triads and police efforts to curb them are nothing new ... on suspected triad-run premises in West Kowloon served to boost confidence in the police. The show of strength was backed up with strong words about zero tolerance of triads- a policy that is not so ...

  7. 1,800 seized in cross-border crackdown on triad gangs

    Posted Nov 18th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Hong Kong police have seized more than 1,800 suspected triad members, their associates and mainland prostitutes in a crackdown on triads with the Guangdong and Macau ... the Guangdong Public Security Bureau arrested 1,124 people but it was not known how many Hong Kong suspects were involved. The operation, codenamed 'Wintry Sun', targeted active triad members, ...

  8. 50 held in triad face-off at mortuary

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Rival gangsters were preparing to fight for the right to prey on grieving relatives, say police Police arrested 50 men yesterday as two suspected triad gangs massed at a new mortuary, ready to fight for the right to prey on grieving relatives. The men, suspected to belong to rival factions of the Wo Shing Wo triad society, were caught at the main entrance and in the car ...

  9. Scores held after police smash triad-run vice ring

    Posted Nov 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A triad-controlled prostitution ring allegedly providing local women for sexual services in four massage parlours in Mongkok has been wiped out in one of the city's largest anti-vice operations, police say. A total of 126 people were rounded up during the operation, carried out by officers from the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau. The operation, which began ...

  10. Game that glorifies triads sparks concerns for youth

    Posted Dec 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A locally developed computer game criticised for glorifying triads and violence has sparked concerns among officials and legislators. With the number of students being arrested for triad-related offences increasing, people working with juveniles worry such games will worsen the problem. There were 291 triad-linked juvenile arrests from January to June, compared ...




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