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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How Hong Kong can accommodate growing number of mainland visitors

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:06pm by CHEAH CHENG HYE

    ... don't, or think they don't, benefit from the invasion. The extremist fringe of Hong Kong politics has resorted to applying the term "locusts" to placards hoisted against mainland ... with incidents such as the "locusts" placards coming one after another. The third step, which offers a practical solution, is to create the land we need to build more shopping malls, logistics ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 7, 2014

    Posted May 07th 2014, 03:37am by LETTERS

    ... civilised and responsible within our public spaces- who is the true "locust" in the city? David Brian, North Point   Call to ease restriction is misguided Your editorial ("Relax ban ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hongkongers may be unique, but we're not better than others

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by Alice Wu

    ... say, mainland Chinese. But how could calling mainland tourists "locusts" be considered "more civilised" behaviour? In our quest to be different, to prove wrong those who say ...

  4. News - World

    Briefs, March 7, 2013

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Nations' refugee agency said. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, said that more than 400,000 people have become refugees since January 1. AP Israel battles swarm of locusts in dawn attack KEMEHIN- Israel began battling a swarm of locusts from Egypt to prevent crop damage in the south of the country. Locust clouds darkened skies three weeks before the Jewish Passover ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protests targeting mainland Chinese visitors put Hong Kong to shame

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... condone taking things to such extremes. The protesters insulted the shoppers as locusts from Shina- a word with Sanskrit roots that has gained a derogatory meaning due to its usage during ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Antagonism stands in way of political reform', warns Beijing-loyal heavyweight

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:58am by Tanna Chong and Johnny Tam

    ... and the 'anti-locust' protests are doing immense damage to the prospect of electoral reform," the person said. The person added that Civic Party lawmaker Ronny Tong Ka-wah's electoral plan- widely ...

  7. News - China

    Ambrose Lee issues call to open PLA and foreign service to Hongkongers

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 03:59am by Tanna Chong

    ... the 'anti-locust' protest in Tsim Sha Tsui, something I completely disapprove of and cannot make sense of," Lee said. He called for more cross-border co-operation in evaluating Hong Kong's ...

  8. Sport - Golf

    China trailblazer Feng returns to defend major title

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:35pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Feng Shanshan won accolades when she returned home after becoming China’s first winner on the LPGA Tour, and now she returns to Locust Hill to defend her LPGA Championship, ... are eager to add more hardware on the testing Locust Hill layout. “I don’t know whether I’m getting old, [but] the course is tougher,” said 24-year-old Park. “It’s a very tough golf course, very ...

  9. Lifestyle - Travel

    Anger towards mainland visitors likely to worsen unless problems addressed

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 10:01am by Bernice Chan

    ... Forum website raised funds for a full-page advert in Apple Daily, attacking the visitors and describing them as "locusts". There have already been two protests in the first quarter ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 27, 2014

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:06am by LETTERS

    ... No justification for this mob mentality The mob-like behaviour of the so-called anti-locust protest on Sunday, February 16, against mainland visitors has defaced Hong Kong's ... The "anti-locust" march held by a bunch of irrational protesters in Tsim Sha Tsui on February 16 was an imbroglio. I could not see a clear theme of the protest except that vulgarities were exchanged between ...




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