Ad calling PRCs 'locusts' runs in Hong Kong | The Dead Cockroach

Ad calling PRCs 'locusts' runs in Hong Kong | The Dead Cockroach

HONG KONG — A group of Hong Kongers published a newspaper ad Wednesday insulting mainland Chinese as "locusts", amid seething resentment over rising mainland influence in the southern city. The full-page advertisement in the widely-read Apple Daily also demanded the government take action to stop the "infiltration" of mainlanders into the former British colony. It features an enormous locust overlooking Hong Kong's iconic skyline with the words "Hong Kongers have had enough!" and "This city is dying, you know?" Online group Golden Forum funded the page-11 ad with donations from users of its Internet chat service. The group "strongly demands... a stop to the unlimited infiltration of mainland Chinese couples into Hong Kong," it said in the ad, referring to the thousands of mainland women who come to Hong Kong to give birth every year. Many Hong Kongers also dislike the shad...

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