San San F. Young
Attracted by tales of wealth and better education for their children, thousands of Chinese from the Mainland are flocking to the glittering island seen as a land of opportunity: Hong Kong. Due to their huge numbers, the migrants and visitors are likened to "locusts" swarming the city, and hate songs and racist speeches are now commonplace in Hong Kong media. In the midst of this rising tension, newly arrived Mainland Chinese women try to carve out a better life, find low-cost housing and navigate expensive Hong Kong. If they run into problems, there are limited options.