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  1. Almost 10,000 snared in triad crackdown

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Almost 10,000 people were rounded up in Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong in a joint cross-border operation against triads and organised crime groups last ... Superintendent Ng Wai-hon of the organised crime and triad bureau said: 'At this moment, we don't have any intelligence indicating that the university games will cause any threat in terms ...

  2. Gregor Robertson

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan CHANGING ENVIRONMENT When you grow up in Vancouver, you can't help but respect nature, because it has a presence there. So, growing up, [nature] was a big part of my life. What is changing is the importance of the environment advocate. When ...

  3. A crazy property market crying out for government intervention

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I cannot withhold my anger over the state of our property market in Hong Kong. No one seems to be doing anything that works for the people who genuinely desire a home. I have heard enough of the government saying that the prices of Hong Kong properties on ...

  4. HK$500m illegal bets ring busted in Macau

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in betting slips. The syndicate is believed to have been headed by a Hongkonger and to be linked to one of the city's triad societies. Computers, telephones, a shredder, more than 200 bottles ... Organised Crime and Triad Bureau had announced before the start of Euro 2008 that it was prepared to take tough action to stop illegal gambling during Euro 2008. The bureau said it was aware some ...

  5. Triad allies cash in on crimes over the border

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Police in HK, Macau and Guangdong increase co-operation in crackdown Triads are increasingly turning to cross-border activities to cash in on the demand for sex, drugs and contraband, experts said yesterday. Hong Kong's three most powerful triads- Wo Shing Wo, 14K and Sun Yee On- are known to have forged alliances with prominent gangs in Macau and on the mainland. ...

  6. Triads busy laundering money, but mean streets 'may return anytime'

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan in Macau Gangland violence could re-emerge at any time in Macau, despite triads being preoccupied with laundering US$2.4 billion a year through its casinos, according ... place, and reversion to the bad old days remains a possibility.' The triads may have gone quiet because they were too busy conducting business, it said. 'China disclosed in March 2004 ...

  7. Too much, too young

    Posted Jul 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelly Yang The recent news that many Hong Kong children are resorting to gambling and have debts in the tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars is disturbing. According to research into pathological gambling among the city's youth, young addicts pl ...

  8. talkback

    Posted Nov 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... still tend to turn a blind eye cover the massive triad operations which include loan sharking, prostitution and extortion. The only time our police force operated strongly against the triads was when they were attacked or insulted themselves. By condoning the actions of the triads, we do not make Hong Kong a safer city. On the contrary, if we condone it for too long we will see crime ...

  9. Have your say

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for money will turn to loan sharks or triads. If they cannot afford the loan, they will resort to crime. Building a casino will also affect the environment. Lantau Island is a quiet and peaceful ...

  10. cab chat

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Elizabeth Lo Like most Hong Kong people, Chang Ka-man, 35, has strong political opinions Taxi from Mid-Levels to Quarry Bay: $60 The taxi business is okay, it's not the best of course, but on a scale of one to 10 I'd say it's about a s ...




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