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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Triad roughing up of Michael Bay does wonders for city's image

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 12:52am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Triad dust-up sticks to the stereotype Has the roughing-up on the Transformers movie set in Quarry Bay involving alleged triads damaged the city's ... prowess, maybe Bay should just hire those guys for his movies, rather than letting them be charged with blackmail and assault. If only the suspected triads had managed to disrupt Bay and his film ...

  2. Police officers given another- and popular- way to bring triads to book

    Posted Jan 24th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... triad course. Assistant commissioner Wong Fook-chuen recently congratulated the latest class of 23 officers, taking the number of the force's triad expert cadres to 93. Organised by the police force's criminal intelligence bureau, it covers a wide range of related topics, including legends, history and backgrounds of triads, their rituals, underground literature, hand ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Triads pull a fast one on porn lovers

    Posted Jan 14th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Underground porn video shops are hard to find these days after an intense round of police crackdowns across the city in recent months. Clever triads, however, have come up with a con job on gullible perverts while exploiting an apparent legal loophole. They package pirated discs to look like they are hard core when the discs are actually copies of old and perfectly ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Police should have better things to do

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:54am by Alex Lo

    ... a few games of low-stakes mahjong to fight boredom or to socialise with neighbours? We are not talking about gambling dens controlled by triad syndicates with millions of dollars' turnover. ...

  6. Philip Wong, pioneer of the digital age

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... When Legco president Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai found it necessary this week to warn her colleagues not to act and swear like triads, she was no doubt thinking about incidents such as Philip 'Up Yours' Wong Yu-hong's infamous gesture when he drove past protesters outside Legco in July. But maybe Mr Wong apologised a little too early. The one-fingered salute may have ...


    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Crime and Triad Bureau Chief Superintendent Choy Kin-cheung, in an understatement ...


    Posted Apr 08th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo 'Many of these establishments are run by triads... Do officers really enjoy receiving sexual services when they could lose their cover at any time and be attacked? There is an impact on their families and their health.' Principal Assistant Secretary for Security Apollonia Liu, after lawmakers and a rights group for sex workers grilled the government on why ...

  9. Living in Tokyo's shadow

    Posted Nov 10th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... are busy producing high-quality pornographic VCDs and DVDs, our triads can do nothing better than pirate their Japanese counterparts. If the Japanese porn industry were to collapse today, triad ...

  10. Blind to minibus anarchy

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

    ... and efficient; its staff on the whole are well-trained and courteous. MTR train drivers neither pay protection money to triads nor operate routes that are controlled by them. They are most unlikely to be triad thugs themselves. We do need to distinguish between green- and red-topped buses. The green ones are regulated by the government on fares and routes, so they run reasonably satisfactory ...




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