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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - GAME

    Videogame review: Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition by Square Enix

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 11:11pm by PAVN SHAMDASANI

    ... The combat is brutal, the driving breakneck and the story incredibly involving. As an undercover cop living a double life as a triad, it's your job to penetrate the ranks and suss out ... that the game's sequel, Triad Wars, is being geared up for release next year, this feels like a slightly missed opportunity, and even the trailer circulating online would have beefed up this fairly bare ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Martial arts fitness craze gives Muay Thai a leg up in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:49pm by Mark Sharp

    ... not always had a positive image in Hong Kong; for a long time it was associated with the criminal underbelly. Triad bosses provided makeshift gyms for new members to hang out and learn to fight. "All gyms, including Chinese martial arts and kung fu gyms, were triad hangouts in the past," says Mark Li Chun-wing, owner of Chok Muay Thai Gym and an instructor for more than 20 years. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Film: Derek Tsang learns how to be the perfect gangster

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Yvonne Teh

    ... Yvonne Teh Derek Tsang's real-life encounters with triads informed his latest turn asan underworld figure, writes Yvonne Teh Anatomy of a gangster With prolific ... with directing, scriptwriting and editing credits), he is also familiar with the world of triads. In his reel life, the 33-year-old has had supporting roles in several triad movies. In Herman Yau ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Fight star wants to knock out films' image of Asians

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by Mathew Scott

    ... We are always stereotyped as the triads or the gangster, the guy who looks like a nerd or the guy who gets beaten, and that has to change." His desire to change people's perceptions ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Zhang Yimou reunites with Gong Li in a film set in the Cultural Revolution

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:51am by James Mottram

    ... To Live (1994) and Shanghai Triad (1995). To Live even took a share of the Grand Jury Prize, along with Nikita Mikhalkov's Burnt by the Sun, and Shanghai Triad was awarded a technical grand ... pre-eminent director and actress. Their professional relationship evolved into a romantic one, only for both to unravel on Shanghai Triad. It would be a decade before they reunited on 2006's ...

  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. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Film about teenage delinquency tests the mettle of its three young stars

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by CHRIS LAU

    ... killed the uncle of a triad member," Wai says. "For that scene I was tied to a chair, with padding wrapped around my waist." When shooting action scenes, the cast sometimes has ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - BIOGRAPHY

    Book review: Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing, by Nigel Collett

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:21pm by Douglas Kerr

    ... sadistic, and the triads had a hand in more than a few. Manners and values were often harsh. Homosexuality was illegal in Hong Kong until 1991, so Cheung had to live his real life in secret. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living

    Once reviled, Kowloon Walled City is now regarded as an example of 'organic design'

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:15pm by James King

    ... is being funded partly by a Kickstarter campaign ending on April 18, contains much that's new to say about the city's architecture, largely mythical triad terrors, legal status ...




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