The Kowloon Walled City, which housed over 30,000 people, was torn down by the colonial government in 1994. Photo: SCMP

A brief history of Hong Kong’s triad gangs

Starting off as a patriotic movement to restore Ming rule in China, triads later turned to crime, including drugs, extortion, gambling and prostitution

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The Kowloon Walled City, which housed over 30,000 people, was torn down by the colonial government in 1994. Photo: SCMP
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