• Sunday
  • November 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 8:51am
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 27 for triad

Search results

  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Gangster Pay Day

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 12:02am by Yvonne Teh

    ... triads with two main subplots that seem to be at odds with each other. One of them has the triads acting like domesticated pussycats, while the other has some of them showing a more violent ... as Wong Kam-kwei (Ghost in the English subtitles), a triad boss who has been on the straight and narrow for years, but still has some faithful followers, such as the young Leung (Wong Yau-nam), ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Jason Wordie

    ... and property magnate (and Kuala Lumpur’s premier triad leader). Southeast  Asian connections remain strong; Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Penang all have active HKU alumni associations. Lim came to Hong ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: forcing the issue

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Military involvement was politically possible in 1956; then, the principal troublemakers were Kuomintang supporters and triad societies and as a result, mainland criticism of decisive British ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: 1988’s Gangs started a mini-wave of neo-realist youth films

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:49pm

    ... them towards a life in Hong Kong’s triad twilight. It was territory not dissimilar to that traversed, albeit with a female focus, six years earlier in the groundbreaking Lonely Fifteen (1982). ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: The Nightingale

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:27pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... found in Huo Jianqi's lyrical Postmen in the Mountains (1999), which was shot in neighbouring Hunan province. Veteran actor Li Baotian (Ju Dou; Shanghai Triad) ably anchors the film as Zhu ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The Academy for Performing Arts honours the city’s great and good

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... recalls a meeting, two years ago, at which two Leung Chun-ying supporters sat down with an alleged triad known as Shanghai Boy for a prechief executive election dinner. Leung was later installed ... films Election (2005) and Election 2 (2006). The movies – both of which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival – depict triad organisations in post-handover Hong Kong and the changes these groups ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Author Bi Feiyu leaves it all down to chance

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Oliver Chou

    ... to the translation of his novels into foreign languages and movies. Six of his novels, including The Moon Opera (2001), can be read in as many as six languages. The 1995 movie Shanghai Triad, for which Bi ... screenplay for director Zhang Yimou's Shanghai Triad. Showered with accolades, such as the New York National Board of Review award for best foreign-language film, the movie nevertheless marked ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Robot wars: There's no stopping the Transformers franchise

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by James Mottram

    ... in advance." While everything moved like clockwork behind the camera (the occasional extortion attempt from local triads notwithstanding), things looked crazy in front of it. "When ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOR MEN

    About time: Icemen cometh

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:06am by Abid Rahman

    ... brand. New for this year is the Speake-Marin Triad (top), a tricky thing to call a watch in Hong Kong, one must admit. The "Triad" in the title actually refers to the number three, ... The Speake-Marin Triad is limited to 88 pieces and prices are available upon request. Last but never least, we have those arch mavericks Urwerk. Felix Baumgartner and Martin Frei, the men behind Urwerk, ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Get reel: tracking the role of the tram

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... with trams. Among these is Fruit Chan Gor's The Longest Summer, in which its triad protagonist reacts to being disparaged by a group of schoolgirls- he hurls their leader out of the window ...




SCMP.com Account