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  1. Where bitterness reigns

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and accessories such as tote bags that feature a single theme- the locust- which has been adopted as a motif by Hongkongers fed up with what they see as an invasion of their city. 'Personally, I hope ... and rights inherited when British rule ended in 1997. They were in danger of forfeiting them just like a farmer who lost his hard-won produce to a plague of, well, locusts. Judging by blogs ...

  2. Bigotry that should be made a crime

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as in Nazi Germany and Rwanda. The campaign against mainlanders who come to Hong Kong has moved to a new level with the placement of an advertisement in a newspaper depicting them as locusts ... portrayed as locusts, swarming on our city and picking it bare while being rude and unsanitary. Hong Kong's Racial Discrimination Ordinance, which makes racial discrimination, harassment ...

  3. HK-mainland carping takes off on web

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com The war of words between Hongkongers and mainlanders is playing out on a new front, as the full-page 'anti-locust' advert in one of the city's newspapers spawned two such notices in cyberspace. Wednesday's Apple Daily ad, entitled 'Hongkongers have had enough', depicted a gigantic locust occupying the tip of Lion ...

  4. Professor rebuked by ministry for HK insults

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... after Hong Kong internet users raised more than HK$100,000 for a full-page advertisement in a Chinese-language newspaper last month against 'locust' mainlanders swarming the city. Yuan ...

  5. Cafe menus cook up 'discrimination' row

    Posted Apr 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of 'locusts', while Peking University professor Kong Qingdong called Hongkongers 'dogs'. ...

  6. Storm in a noodle pot

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mainlanders as locusts- a nasty metaphor for their use of the city's resources. The anti-locust advert was responded to by mainlanders with a mock-up advert posted online, saying Hongkongers have ... online television programme. February 1 Apple Daily runs a front-page advert paid for by Hongkongers. The advert, with the title, 'Hongkongers have had enough', shows a huge locust ...

  7. Pride and prejudice

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'bastards' and 'dogs of British colonialists', and in Hong Kong the particularly rabid bunch who took out a full-page advert in the Apple Daily showing a locust gazing at the city's ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on YouTube. Anger over the behaviour of mainland visitors escalated and resulted in a full-page 'anti- locust' advertisement in a Chinese-language newspaper in Hong Kong. There has even been ...



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