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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Taken for a short ride in Virgin's glass-bottom jet

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 09:28pm by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry Taken for a short ride in Virgin's glass-bottom jet A glass-bottomed plane by Virgin Atlantic, a new Google search that allowed you to search and sniff smells and a plan to milk the feral cows of Sai Kung, were just some of the pranks floating around on April Fools' Day yesterday. In the true spirit of April 1, people all over Hong Kong were made fools of... ...

  2. Comment - Blogs

    Chinese national television falls for April Fools' Day joke- a day late

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:49pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... the world’s first ever glass-floored air plane. Embarrassingly, the story was an April Fools' joke, and Chinese netizens were quick to take the national broadcaster to task. “The new aircraft ... dated April 1. Virgin did link to a report by the British tabloid The Daily Mirror, which identified the story as a spoof. Photos of the CCTV report have gone viral on Sina Weibo with thousands ...

  3. FYI: Where did April Fools' Day come from? And why won't it go away?

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai On April 1, 1874, The New York Times stated: 'The absurd customs of All Fools' Day are fast passing away, and although there is but a yearly recurrence of the season, ... with various media outlets worldwide (The New York Times, excepted), the future of All Fools' Day, or April Fools' Day, seems secure. But what of its past? It's unlikely we will ever ...

  4. News - World

    David Hasselhoff's bid to save North Korea, Google Nose and other April Fool's Day jokes

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 04:36pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter SCMP.com's picks of 2013's April Fool';s jokes For journalists, April 1 has to be the worst day on the calendar- especially those who are gullible. April Fool';s Day traditionally sees news organisations going all-out in a bid to fool their readers. But this year it appears everyone was getting in on the act, with Google publishing two pranks ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    'Boss, it's April Fool's Day': Reactions as Apple apologises

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 03:29pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... China: “Boss, we have been telling you for 15 days, we are a little bit wrong.” Apple HQ: "Fixing a small problem is enough, let’s just say we regret, but we cannot apologise!" Apple China: "Boss, look at what happened to Google […]” Apple China: “Boss, it’s April Fool’s Day, please…” Apple HQ: “Ok, I’ll sign.” This joke has so far been shared more than 36,000 times ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Blogger's 'Tsim Sha Tsui tourist plan' tricks many on April Fool's

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by Christy Choi

    ... to break up with them. "I tried to remain cool," said Eugene, a marketing executive pranked by his girlfriend who hinted she was pregnant. "April Fools' jokes are great ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Port-a-loos for TST … it’s April Fools’ Day Chungking Mansions will be transformed into a 17-storey infant formula and Ferrero Rocher emporium; ...

  7. Do you play jokes on April Fool's Day?

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... day. I'm a good student and I don't like to play jokes on others. But once a close friend- an 18-year-old student- played an April Fool';s joke on me. She told me that she ... songs No, April Fool';s Day is not popular in Hong Kong. I seldom play jokes on my friends. Two or three months ago, I was playing mahjong with some friends. Most of us wanted to stop after ...

  8. Have you ever played an April Fool's trick?

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The first 30 people to vote will win a set of limited edition postcards from the movie Love and Honour. Mitch Abernethy, 15 I've played many April Fools' tricks in my 15 years. ... when we started scooping up the 'vomit' with our spoons. We then all burst into laughter and she quickly realised it was April Fool';s Day and laughed with us. Micah Sandt, 17 ...

  9. April Fool's days in Tibet

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen 'Spend April Fool';s Day in Tibet' might be the next Chinese travel agency slogan. Although the Chinese government claims that Tibet continues to be open ... every day is April Fool';s Day. They are trapped in a situation where, despite substantial government-sponsored improvements in their economy, infrastructure, health and education, ...

  10. April Fool! Celebrities fall prey to pranksters

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... general, Hong Kong is one great big joke, but someone did play an April Fool';s Day joke on me when I was a journalist. I was told that Jimi Hendrix was in town and given a contact source. ... It was on April Fool';s Day, so he could not resist.' ...




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