• Friday
  • October 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 2:01am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 277 for triads

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Police smash triad gangs

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 04:53pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police believe they have smashed two triad gangs after an eight-month undercover operation that ended in a series of raids on Sunday and Monday with the arrest of 29 people. Six Pakistanis among the arrested men were suspected members of the Wo Shing Wo triad, active in Yuen Long, according to police. “Investigations showed that members of this gang were hired ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    11 suspected Sun Yee On triad leaders arrested

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com 50 henchmen also caught after undercover officer infiltrated growing Sun Yee On triad 11 ‘triad leaders’ arrested in raids Eleven suspected faction leaders of the Sun Yee On triad have been arrested with 50 henchmen in an undercover operation that ended in a series of raids conducted across the city since Saturday. At least 40 other triad members ...

  4. Woman assaulted in long-standing village row

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The victim, Wendy Hui, 39, was left bleeding from her head and was in a stable condition last night in Prince of Wales Hospital, Sha Tin. Police are looking for a suspected Wo Shing Wo triad member ... Detectives from Sha Tin anti-triad squad are investigating. Hui was alone when the attacker approached her outside a kennel she owns in the village at about 9.45am. According to the victim's ...

  5. When a tattoo was taboo

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Chinese and Japanese societies, as identification marks of triad and yakuza members, respectively. Triads were attracted to tattoos because of their permanence; they symbolised more than anything ... process indicated a willingness to take great risks for the group, and demonstrated a profound level of individual commitment and collective identity. Being marked indelibly with triad symbols ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Fake liquor seized from Tsim Sha Tsui pub as triad scam busted

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... TRIAD FAKE LIQUOR SCAM BUSTED More than 600 bottles of liquor bearing famous brand names but thought to contain cheap alcohol were seized from a pub in Tsim Sha Tsui in an anti-triad operation that netted 86 arrests. One anti-triad officer said the pub was trying to cheat young drinkers who might struggle to tell the difference between cheap and expensive liquor- especially when they had ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    56 arrested in anti-triad raids on Christmas Eve

    Posted Dec 25th 2012, 05:53pm by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Police have arrested 56 suspected triad members in several raids, including two at upstairs bars, on the night of Christmas Eve. The arrests were made ... Acting Senior Superintendent Au Chin-chau said: “They organised festive parties to conceal the meetings among triad members at two entertainment establishments in Kowloon.” The youngest suspect ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW ENFORCEMENT

    Yuen Long crackdown on triads leads to 93 arrests

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Sweep on Wo Shing Wo and 14K gangs also uncovers illegal pub housed in old factory Police arrest 93 alleged triad members Ninety-three people have been rounded up in a crackdown on two triad factions during which an unlicensed pub in a Yuen Long factory was busted. More than half of those arrested in raids in Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai over ...

  9. News - World - IRELAND

    113 held in biggest-ever crackdown on triad drug gangs

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Dublin

    ... Associated Press in Dublin 113 held in biggest drug bust linked to HK triad Ireland's police force said officers arrested 113 suspected drug dealers and seized five marijuana growing facilities in the nation's biggest crackdown on triad drug-trafficking gangs, including Hong Kong's notorious Wo Shing Wo. Police said most of those arrested during raids on 236 properties ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police bust triad-backed money-lending gang

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com 13 'bloodsuckers' held over the issuing of loans with extortionate effective interest rates Police bust triad-backed money-lending gang Police have arrested 13 people in a triad-backed money-lending operation that charged borrowers extortionate fees. Police said yesterday more than 130 officers raided six agencies across the city ...




SCMP.com Account