On March 31st 2012, a new shopping mall called “Popcorn” was opened in Tseung Kwan O. There is a French cafe by the French chain agnès b called agnès b. café l.p.g, which also has branches in high class shopping malls like IFC. A netizen found that menus inside are only in English and simplified… Read More “agnès b., brand of shame” (updated with the aftermath)
First, have a look of the article “Hong Kong and the Mainland: Dogs and Locusts“. It only has four paragraphs and the last part portraits the bitterness and jealousness of Hongkonger in the midst of the reversal of fortune. Here’s the screen capture of The Economist’s Weibo. The v sign means verified.
A video titled with “蛻變中的蝗蟲在深圳灣入境大堂對入境長官及所有香港人的羞辱” (a metamorphosing locust insulted immigration officer and all Hongkonger at Shenzhen Bay customs) was uploaded today and it has already became the hottest topic on Youtube and forums. The info of the original uploader says that the woman, who is a new immigrant of Hong Kong, didn’t have permit but… Read More Chinese Immigrant who Went the Wrong Way Insulted Hong Kong Immigration Officer (Updated)
The above clip is from “When heaven burns” (天與地) and “this city is dying, you know?” in the “locust” ad comes from this drama. As you can see from the clip, the reason behind its ban in China is due to the political messages it sent. Dr Dylan (the green shirt man) is played by… Read More The TV Drama that Coined “This City is Dying, You know?” in Hong Kong “Locust” Ad
An audio clip of BBC World Service on Hong Kong “Locust” “grasshopper” ad, which only featured a Mainland mother whose daughters were both born in Hong Kong, was uploaded to youtube on Feb 2nd Hong Kong time. The majority of comments are angry at both the Mainland interviewee and BBC. Comments from Youtube
According to Oriental Daily, After MTR eating incident, which stirred China-Hong Kong verbal war, another similar case happened. While two Hong Kong women were taking peak tram to Central, they were unhappy that four Mainland tourists used luggage to occupy seats and later two side fought violently. During the mess, the pregnant woman claimed that… Read More Chinese Old Man Pushed Hong Kong Pregnant Woman onto the Ground
Look at this column of Rahul Jacob in Financial Times, he mocks Hongkonger with a comic of Falkland Islands in which two residents said “it’s been a while since anyone’s fought over us” when the UK and Argentina is still fighting for it just now. Nobody wants Hongkonger. We know who we are. Everybody just… Read More Is Hongkonger a Bully? Or the World Bullying Hongkonger?
Here’s the “anti-locust” newspaper ad, which was just published on Feb 1st Apple Daily and Sharp Daily. Download high quality of the ad in here. Are you willing to let Hong Kong to spend 1 Million for every 18 minutes to raise “double negative” children, whom father and mother are both Mainaldners. Hongkonger, we have… Read More Full Coverage on Hong Kong “Locust” Newspaper Advertisement