In 2013, China Central Television fell for an April 1 report overseas that airline Virgin Atlantic was launching glass-floored planes offering passengers uninterrupted sky views. Photo: Handout

Powdered water and student cyborgs: April Fool’s Day fails in China and Hong Kong

Pulling off a successful April 1 media spoof is doubtless harder in the ‘fake news’ era of Donald Trump. Oh for the days when Chinese state media editors, and some Hongkongers, could be counted on to fall for them

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In 2013, China Central Television fell for an April 1 report overseas that airline Virgin Atlantic was launching glass-floored planes offering passengers uninterrupted sky views. Photo: Handout
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