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  1. Pledge on mainland cars fails to impress protesters

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... don't think the government regards protecting our interests as its priority.' Among the crowd were so-called anti-locust protesters, who accuse mainlanders of exploiting public resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992485/pledge-mainland-cars-fails-impress-protesters
  2. Mending the broken earth

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that lets ravenous locusts loose on the world's resources. The head of a leading Washington development think tank has made a modest proposal for the World Bank to play a new role ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005155/mending-broken-earth
  3. 2047 is not all that far away

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... between the two places could deepen in the long run if nothing is done to increase mutual understanding. Last year, mainlanders flooding into the city were dubbed 'locusts' by some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005281/2047-not-all-far-away
  4. Victims of the tourist squeeze

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... ones preferred in Hong Kong, the anger intensified. Hongkongers began calling the influx a cultural invasion, likening it to a plague of locusts. No consultation was carried out before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006012/victims-tourist-squeeze
  5. Global economy goes pear-shaped

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... is the most complex of all, not merely because of its size, vast population, and the legacy of the locust years of mismanagement by chairman Mao Zedong. The Communist Party's unique economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966686/global-economy-goes-pear-shaped
  6. No room at the inn?

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... at that time swarming like locusts across certain parts of the globe - to stop a while here. Sir John, in language characteristically more colourful than I dare reproduce, replied to the effect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428066/no-room-inn
  7. Hedges may be secure hiding places if the going gets tough

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... the suspension of redemptions in a C$370 million fund operated by Norshield, a Canadian company. Reputations are beginning to suffer too. In Germany, the ruling SPD party dubbed them 'locusts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/503240/hedges-may-be-secure-hiding-places-if-going-gets-tough

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