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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: swarm welcome

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:31pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... were reportedly aimed at the mainlanders during what was billed as an "anti-locust" protest. For a nation so dependent on agriculture, imperial China was surprisingly ignorant about locusts. As late as the Song dynasty (960-1279), it was widely believed that locusts were mutant forms of fish and shrimp. "During droughts when the rivers dry up," it was written, ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: race value

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... triggered a shouting match between locals and "locusts" last year, it's curious to witness the sheer amount of latitude Chinese Hongkongers allow white people, even where illegal ...


    Bold plated

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... the limit including unflattering marks like LOCUST or even OGRE, which are actual Hong Kong plates. But for many, the addition of their own name or their company is simply a personal touch. Roger ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: hostility or hospitality?

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Gary Jones

    ... with cashed-up coal-mine owners from brutish Shanxi province. Being referred to as a parasitic locust is bad enough; being indiscriminately lumped in with the swarming great unwashed is too much. ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: schools of thought

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by CLARISSA

    ... some loathsome (the "locust" advert). Against this backdrop, the education campaign's objective "to enhance students' moral character and national identity should ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The inbetweeners

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Hedy Bok, Ernest Kao

    ... at the expense of the downtrodden local, who must deal with higher prices, more crowded streets and fewer university places. That mainlander is a "locust" come to take from us "running ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Discomfort food

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... she says. "It tasted like a good shrimp." Takamatsu says her father can recall eating locusts and silkworms in Japan as a boy- and that he laments the loss of that part of Japanese ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The quiz, 2012

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... to depict mainlanders in a campaign against the latter? A)Elephants B) Locusts C) Ticks D) Pandas   55) A plot to kill Pope Benedict (right) was alleged in Italy. Who were the would-be killers? A) ...



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