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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Don't forget the Hong Kong that once welcomed mainlanders

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Geoffrey Somers

    ... Geoffrey Somers Geoffrey Somers says instead of spreading devastation, the maligned 'locusts' today spread wealth Let's not forget the Hong Kong that was once welcoming ... for him". And a crusty police chief with one eye smaller than the other was "20 cents and 50 cents". All of which brings us to the "locust song", a searingly derogatory ditty ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    'Beautiful souls' blinkered to reality

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... land. And it is leaking badness and contaminating Hong Kong with corrupt officials and "locust" visitors, sometimes literally, like urinating and defecating in public, or spreading ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... in a negative way. Dean Lewis- The issue is mainlanders overstaying. Sad to see how quickly Hongkongers turn it into an opportunity to say "go home locusts". Just find ways to ensure ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    De-Sinofication? You gotta be kidding!

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... collapse if mainlanders, so despised and denounced as "locusts", are barred from visiting as tourists. Do we seriously think the Hong Kong we have fashioned after the handover is so ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lu Ping: Too many Chinese mainlanders being allowed into Hong Kong

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, Tony Cheung

    ... in Shanghai, which will be broadcast tonight: "Hongkongers should consider the feelings of mainlanders … There is no need to voice degrading comments publicly, such as calling mainlanders locusts ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Anti-mainlander hate demeans Hongkongers

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... week, complaining about the "swarms of locusts infesting Ocean Park" or beautiful sunny days at Disneyland ruined by the "hordes of dreadful mainlanders". ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    HK must keep an open mind on a more open border

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... criticising values, cleanliness, politeness and even fashion sense. Now, if all that wasn't enough, the detractors say an even worse class of locust is about to descend. The new rules taking ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Fear and anger at mainland Chinese unite Hong Kong and US

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Wu

    ... have even labelled mainland Chinese tourists "locusts". The news headlines reflect Hongkongers' current state of mind, including a recent one from The Wall Street Journal: ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 26, 2013

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am

    ... in our city. Besides the supply issue, visitors sometimes feel unwelcome because of the hostile attitude of our citizens towards them. People use insulting words like "locusts ...




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