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  1. Soft targets

    Posted Feb 12th 2006, 12:00am by Gavin Du Venage

    ... As bilateral trade has grown, so has the size of the Chinese population. This has brought with it security concerns of its own, say police. Chinese triads are active in smuggling operations ...

  2. A Loyal Character Dancer

    Posted Jul 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... and triads ensure that the politically astute chief inspector is faced with decisions that can make or break his career. A Loyal Character Dancer does for crime fiction what appetisers do for jaded ...

  3. City Briefs

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Plaza in Nam Hong Street at about 6am. Anti-triad raids net four Police arrested four suspected triad members for allegedly extorting protection money from a Tsim Sha Tsui restaurant. Knifeman ...

  4. Police change tack on triad arrests

    Posted Oct 08th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... of triad societies, senior officers have admitted. Police said charging a suspect with membership of a triad is usually coupled with other offences and charges just of being a triad member are rarely heard in court. 'Unlawful society offences', which include being, or claiming to be, a triad member, have steadily declined in Hong Kong in recent years, police statistics show. ...

  5. High-level protection for triad operations

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Overseas triads have infiltrated the government at various levels in order to obtain protection for their crimes, a former police chief warned yesterday. Speaking ... high.' When asked if Taiwanese triad organisations were also involved, Mr Zhu said: 'We should pay close attention to it.' He added that it was not immediately clear if the triads were ...

  6. New Year crackdown on four triads

    Posted Jan 27th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... the revenue sources of four triads ahead of the Lunar New Year. More than 400 officers from the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau and the regional crime units of Kowloon West and New Territories North ... night, 81 men and three women had been arrested in the still-ongoing operations. Police said the aim was to undermine triad activities by means of curbing their source of income such as vice ...

  7. Forget riots, collusion between officials and triads is a bigger danger

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... by government officials and police officers. But to the alarm of the leadership, triad bosses are no longer satisfied with mere shakedowns, while bribing policemen to turn a blind eye. Learning from their ancestors and foreign counterparts, many have begun infiltrating Communist Party and government departments, notably the police force. Smart triad bosses have hidden behind legitimate fronts ...

  8. 34 students rounded up in raids on triad gang

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Thirty-four students, some as young as 13, were among 78 suspects rounded up in series of raids on a faction of the Wo Hop To triad society. The arrests- the second such crackdown in two weeks- were made in a two-day operation after a seven-month sting to collect information on the triad gang. Officers said the gang had been trying to strengthen its influence ...

  9. Now you can be a virtual triad without upsetting mum

    Posted Jan 21st 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Ever wanted to be a triad big brother but were afraid it might upset your mother? Try this nifty little computer game put out by Gameone and Concord Publishing, which can make you a virtual triad without the risk of a midnight knock on the door by police. Promoted by comic actor Cheng Chung-kei, the online game, also available on a free CD-Rom, contains fascinating ...

  10. Triad venues raided after shoot-out

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo More than 100 police last night mounted a second consecutive night of raids on entertainment premises allegedly controlled by rival triads as the hunt continued for two gunmen involved in the shooting of three suspected triad members on Monday. Police raided more than 30 businesses, such as saunas, mahjong parlours, pubs and karaoke nightclubs, in the Kowloon West region ...




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