Sun Yee On

19-year-old triad member pleads guilty to manslaughter

A 19-year-old who was part of a group that attacked a member of a rival triad faction in 2011 in Tuen Mun pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Tuesday.

Tuesday, 15 January, 2013, 8:53pm

11 suspected Sun Yee On triad leaders arrested

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.

18 Dec 2012 - 3:27am

Dozens charged in Shenzhen's biggest triad trial

Shenzhen's biggest triad trial has opened in the city's Intermediate People's Court, with 41 people charged with links to Hong Kong's Sun Yee On gang and a string of organised crime offences.

30 Nov 2012 - 3:06am

Fake liquor seized from Tsim Sha Tsui pub as triad 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 been drinking heavily.

14 Aug 2012 - 4:15am

Shenzhen police crack Sun Yee On ring

Shenzhen police said yesterday they had arrested at least 102 men in the city's Baoan district linked to Sun Yee On, one of Hong Kong's most powerful triads, and seized several hundred million yuan in gang assets.

The operation was one of the largest crackdowns on triads in Guangdong in recent years.

23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Gang ritual lands triad members in prison

A group of men who staged a gangland tribute to the slain leader of a faction of one of Hong Kong's most powerful triad gangs - the Sun Yee On - were jailed for a total of more than seven years yesterday.

19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Lengthy undercover job nets 222

A junior policeman is under police protection after taking part in the longest undercover operation ever.

It ended in a series of raids over the past 11 days, resulting in 222 arrests.

The 23-year-old constable spent two years undercover and provided a list of about 120 active members of the Sun Yee On triad society, including its 11 faction leaders.

10 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Hunt for Pakistani man linked to Sun Yee On triad

A high-ranking Pakistani gangster is being hunted by police after dozens of his followers were arrested on their way to a gang fight in the city.

Police said the man, a long-time Hong Kong resident, is a senior fighter and enforcer for the Sun Yee On triad group.

28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Ten face charges over raid on triad

Ten of the 91 people arrested in Tai Po this week over illegal activities allegedly run by the Sun Yee On triad appeared in Fanling Court yesterday. Eight men and two women, aged between 29 and 58, faced 39 charges. They are accused of operating or managing gambling establishments, claiming to be a member of a triad society and bookmaking between April 6 and June 22. They did not enter pleas.

25 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Knives found in triad killing investigation

Police searching for evidence related to the killing of a triad leader in Tsim Sha Tsui early this month have found three knives on the seabed near Pak Shek Kok in Tai Po.

30 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Boy arrested over internet claim

A 15-year-old Kwun Tong boy was arrested last night for claiming on an internet forum to be a member of a triad. A Commercial Crime Bureau spokesman said the boy had claimed to be a member of the Sun Yee On triad in a Hong Kong discussion forum in May. 'In one of the posts the boy made, he said, 'I am a Sun Yee On member.

3 Nov 2007 - 12:00am


September: A dispute between two triad gangs over control of a new nightclub in Wan Chai sparks two cases of criminal damage. A seven-seater van is reversed into the shutter of Today's Tonnochy Nightclub, while a Lexus owned by a member of the club management is torched 15 minutes later.

21 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Triads stake claims in mainland goldrush

Mainland immigrants who joined Hong Kong triad gangs as long as 30 years ago are increasingly moving back across the border to link up with gangsters in their home cities and provinces, according to police.

Leading the race into the underbelly of China's burgeoning markets is the Sun Yee On, Hong Kong's most powerful triad group, the SAR's top anti-triad officer says.

18 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

News you know?

Test your memory and see what you remember from previous news reports. Each question is related to a news story published in the South China Morning Post on Monday, August 27, 2001

1. Two seamen who were seriously injured in uuuuuuuu were rescued from a cargo ship 100 nautical miles south of Hong Kong.

A an explosion

B a robbery

28 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Silence confounds investigation of 'triad's' killing

DETECTIVES investigating the gangland-style killing of a suspected member of the Sun Yee On triad society are confronting a wall of silence in their search for witnesses.

Lo Yuk-sin, 41, was shot once in the head by a lone gunman as he played cards with at least six associates in a park in Kwong Yuen Estate, Siu Lek Yuen, on the night of July 21.

30 Jul 2000 - 12:00am