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  1. Verbal battle gets to campus

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... students wrote 'locust' on a whiteboard as an insult to mainlanders. 'We try to avoid discussing these issues with schoolmates because the subject is too sensitive,' a mainland ...

  2. Brothers in arms

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the poster was just one in a series of mainland-produced posters that parodied the 'Hongkongers have had enough' advertisement published in the Apple Daily. The 'anti-locust ... with no means to go to Hong Kong to give birth, or even visit as a tourist, actually would not mind being a 'locust', because this would be a step up for them. Ironically, being called ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MIGRATION

    Volunteer inspired to help more newly arrived migrant families

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... mainlanders come to the city to exploit its public services and end up draining its resources, causing some Hongkongers to describe them as locusts. But Lau, 38, a financial controller for a private ...

  4. Enduring identity crisis a challenge to resolve

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of their citizens outstrip Hong Kong. But this doesn't stop the growing number of mainland visitors being dubbed 'locusts'. One edge Hong Kong still does have is its freedoms, ... as the locals, fed up with what they see as an invasion- from parents buying up baby formula to filling up beds in the maternity wards- labelled the mainlanders 'locusts'. 'Hongkongers ...

  5. University urges 'rational' debate after 'dogs' jibe

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... mainlanders 'locusts'. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen told Hongkongers to be accommodating, and the Equal Opportunities Commission called on them to stay calm. ...

  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. Basic Law 'last resort' to stop mainland mums

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... newspaper advertisement published last week calling mainland visitors 'locusts'. ...

  8. An unwelcome reminder of the past for Hongkongers?

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... But how did it get to the stage where we have hate-filled language about 'locusts'? We can only hope for the sake of Hong Kong's reputation that this outbreak of insults ...

  9. 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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