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  1. We are all part of the same country

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... relieving himself with help from his mother and aunt as if it is proof of mainlanders' indecency and uncivilised nature. The full-page advert about locusts- read mainlanders- invading Hong ... who ran the locust ad do not strike me as defenders of the rule of law, equality and liberty. Critics like Poon and other old-style democrats can fantasise about Hong Kong being an island ...

  2. Don't be unfair or unkind to mainlanders

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... they were portrayed as 'locusts' in an advertisement in the widely-read Apple Daily. This is very discriminatory and bad for Hong Kong's international image. Hongkongers are also ...

  3. Opinions flare on ad

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan and Vivienne Chow HONG KONG- Students have mixed opinions about a full-page 'anti-locust' ad in Apple Daily yesterday that was funded by netizens outraged by mainland visitors. The advert featured a locust- a label netizens use to refer to mainland visitors- looking at Hong Kong Island and a statement requesting the government to review Article 24, which states ...

  4. 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 ...



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