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  1. News - World - CRIME

    Online gambling guru and '14K triad member' Paul Phua snared in Las Vegas arrest

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by Patrick Boehler, Bryan Harris, Raquel Carvalho

    ... is a high-ranking member of the 14K triad society, one of Hong Kong's oldest and largest. Phua "adamantly denies the allegations and will … not dignify gossip and rumour with comment," his ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Transformers crew member tells court suspected triad member made her feel 'uneasy'

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by CHRIS LAU

    ... uneasy’ A crew member at the shooting of the latest Transformer blockbuster felt compelled to pay money after being approached by a suspected triad member, the District Court heard yesterday. Tong ... the group might be triad members, Tong told the court she got the idea from a security guard working at the building. She said that on her way back to the set from lunch, a guard told her over ...

  3. Lew brushes off smears and taunts

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com The recent election campaign was a nasty business for an energetic supporter of Leung Chung-ying. Lew Mon-hung was smeared as a triad associate, called ... collusion between triads and politicians. The meal was planned as an ordinary meeting between Leung's campaign chiefs and Heung Yee Kuk leaders. But it turned into a major controversy when Kwok ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WORLD CUP

    Triad rivalry over floating casinos prompts police crackdown

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:21am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police target triad rivalry over floating casinos Hong Kong police have launched a crackdown on two triad gangs battling over their efforts to solicit mainland customers to patronise casino ships. Factions of the Wo Shing Wo and Sun Yee On triad societies are at odds over their efforts to attract passengers arriving at the Hung Hom railway ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HSBC distances itself from David Eldon's blog

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:11am by Howard Winn

    ... of the umbrella movement has been to shine a light on triad activity. It is astonishing that a large organised group of masked men can just turn up in Admiralty and Causeway Bay as they did on Monday ... and were well organised. Triad attacks on protesters in Mong Kok also seem to have been organised. To hear people talk about them in the media you would think that they were one of the pillars ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Police had no alternative but to use tear gas on protesters

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 05:19am by LETTERS

    ... and to create a safe distance between police officers and protesters so as to avoid more injuries during the confrontations. Combating triads is one of the force's top priorities. It is an unfounded accusation that police had colluded with triads. If anyone commits illegal acts, the police will take resolute and determined enforcement action in accordance with the law, irrespective ...

  7. Unease over police's cosy ties with triad

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com A sweeping crackdown on triad operations in Qingdao, Shandong province, which saw the arrests of nearly 200 gangsters and their local police friends, has ... protection to a criminal syndicate led by triad boss Nie Lei, the report said. Xinhua added that hundreds of policemen were involved in the year-long investigation into the gang that resulted ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Suspected triad member dies after allegedly attacking policeman on minibus

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Suspected triad member collapses after being subdued for assault on minibus Man dies after alleged attack on policeman Detectives are looking into the death of a suspected triad member who passed out and died after he allegedly assaulted an off-duty policeman onboard a minibus in Tsuen Wan on Wednesday. The alleged assault took place when ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Former Canto-pop star sings old tune on Hong Kong police and Occupy Central

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 05:27am by Alex Lo

    ... undone on September 28 by the firing of tear gas; they had colluded with or at least condoned triad and anti-Occupy Central efforts to stir up trouble within the Occupy movement; they had ... protesters and troublemakers such as suspected triads. The fault lies primarily with the government, whose "no compromise and no violence" policy effectively forces the police to stand ...

  10. 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), ...




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