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  1. Internet abuzz with 'anti-locust' front-page ad drive

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The fund-raising posts on the forum have been made under the title 'Against Locusts'. Locusts is a term used by many disgruntled Hongkongers for mainlanders who they say swamp the city's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990928/internet-abuzz-anti-locust-front-page-ad-drive
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994427/professor-rebuked-ministry-hk-insults
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's fear of 'mainlandisation' stems from everyday frustration

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... way is missing the point. Nearly 300 million mainlanders now qualify for easy entry to Hong Kong. The backlash you're seeing- the mocking of mainlanders as locusts, the waving of British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1055975/hong-kongs-fear-mainlandisation-stems-everyday-frustration
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992562/storm-noodle-pot

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