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Wan Kuok-Koi

Lurid testimony undermines triad chief's battle to stay in Canada

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

Macau triad kingpin faces expulsion from Canada after wiretap exposé

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

How Macau's gang war spilled over to Vancouver

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

What the local media says

Sunday, Oriental Daily

Retired horse trainer Brian Kan released from jail

12 Jan 2013 - 2:46am

Notorious gangster 'Broken Tooth' freed from prison in Macau

"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

Macau unworried by return of Broken Tooth from jail

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

Talking Points

'Broken Tooth' out of prison

1 Dec 2012 - 2:41am

Gangster 'Broken Tooth' Wan Kuok-koi wants quiet post-prison life

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

Broken Tooth a living reminder of Macau’s vicious past

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

Macau ex-gang boss arrested over alleged plot to kill

Macau police have arrested a former right-hand man of "Broken Tooth" Wan Kuok-koi a week before the gangster's release from prison.

Chan Yuet-bo, who had been a senior detective with the Macau Judiciary Police, was arrested in a flat in Taipa yesterday afternoon.

About 10 armed officers were involved in the arrest.

25 Nov 2012 - 3:35am

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