Triad leader Lai Tong Sang faces an uphill battle to retain Canadian residency after three days of incriminating testimony at an immigration hearing this week. It included claims that he ordered the murder of arch-rival "Broken Tooth" Wan Kuok-koi and a top lieutenant.Saturday, 2 March, 2013, 2:45am
Now the Canadian government wants to expel the onetime head of the Wo On Lok triad and his family, 17 years after an immigration blunder allowed him to flee to Vancouver and bring his gang war to the city with him.2 Mar 2013 - 2:44am
But on a summer's night in 1997 those worlds collided when triad gunmen sprayed a luxury home on the Canadian city's east side with bullets. The owner of the home and apparent target, Lai Tong Sang, was not hurt.2 Mar 2013 - 2:45am
"Broken Tooth" Wan Kuok-koi walked free from jail yesterday with the swagger of the notorious gangster he once was.
He may have declared his life of crime is over, but on his release from Coloane's maximum security prison there was no disguising the fact that he still wields plenty of power.2 Dec 2012 - 3:19am 2 comments
Triads in Macau now earn rich pickings from the city's casinos instead of robbing the public. And with Beijing in charge, the public disorder that dogged the then Portuguese enclave before the 1999 handover is unlikely to be seen again.
So say a Macau politician and a businessman whose trade was badly affected by pre-handover criminality.2 Dec 2012 - 6:28am
It's a tall order, but on his release from Coloane's maximum-security prison today, Macau's most notorious gangster wants one thing - to be forgotten.1 Dec 2012 - 12:13pm
The release from jail next month of a triad boss known as Broken Tooth is fuelling speculation that the Chinese gambling playground of Macau could be on the verge of a return to the vicious gang violence of its colonial past.26 Nov 2012 - 1:19pm