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  1. Hong Kong's foundations are being eroded from within

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the rule of law, we will revert to being subjects again. Many people are appalled by the bigotry of the 'anti-locusts' movement. When people are compared to insects, bad things happen- the Nazis referred to Jews as lice, Hutus referred to Tutsis as cockroaches. But it is not enough simply to be appalled. Underlying the 'anti-locusts' movement is a deep-seated anxiety ...

  2. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... example with tough law to curb money laundering: Letitia Wong- Harder for wealthy locusts to park their assets in safe haven! Bob Howe- As a 'world city'...snicker snicker... I am ...

  3. Hong Kong needs rational debate on immigration

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a 'locust' invasion of mothers from the mainland. Added to this is a related push to spread alarm over attempts by foreign domestic workers to free themselves from restrictions on their rights ... and if it is conducted by yelling about 'locusts' and 'floods' of domestic helpers and their families settling in Hong Kong, it is unlikely to produce a sensible result. Hong Kong is hardly ...

  4. 'Factual guy' ready to serve

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... not think mainlanders are 'locusts' devouring our way of life. We should tap into the opportunity to create more jobs for the post-80s generation and new immigrants,' he said. ...

  5. Anti-migrant vitriol shuts Facebook page

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... A new page was soon set up and had attracted nearly 13,000 users by 11pm yesterday. Many dubbed the migrants 'locusts' for eating away at their job opportunities and social welfare. ...

  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 ...



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