Mon, 01 Apr 2019 22:01
Danes to build Brexit 'herring wall', and other April Fools
Paris - From a Brexit weed-smoking ban to express deliveries by falcon, here is a roundup of Monday's April Fool pranks in world media:
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 18:42
Royal Brexit gag, Google blunder lead April Fools' pranks
LONDON - An unlikely royal intervention into Britain's European referendum debate was among the April Fools' stories foxing the world's newspaper readers Friday -- but for US internet giant Google, the joke was on them.
Sat, 02 Apr 2016 01:00
Social media revel in April 1 pranks
Each year, many people tend to forget April Fool’s Day and often fall prey to the many pranks reserved for that day. Social media make it even easier and have even more people participating in this annual ritual.
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 17:58
April Fools is no joke: Xinhua
BEIJING - April Fools is no laughing matter, China's official news service intoned Friday, saying the Western tradition of opening spring with a gag was un-Chinese.
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 01:00
Govt to double infra spending
THE JUNTA is mulling doubling the infrastructure investment budget to Bt3.6 trillion, said a source in the government.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 00:00
No argument over these Reds
It had all the makings of an April Fool's joke.
Wed, 03 Apr 2013 00:00
April Fool's and media hoaxes
The April Fool's Day hoax is a much under-appreciated news media institution. It has been 56 years since the BBC ran the famous fake report on its news documentary show "Panorama" about the spaghetti-growing trees in Switzerland, and news media have be
Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00
I'm still alive, Thaksin tweets
After being away from Twitter for over a year, fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra chose April Fool's Day yesterday to come back - to rebut rumours he had died in an accident in Dubai and say he will soon post articles on Facebook to share stories
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 00:00
I'll still alive, Thaksin tweets
After being away from Twitter for over a year, fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra chose April Fool's Day Monday to come back - to rebut rumours he had died in an accident in Dubai and say he will soon post articles on Facebook to share stories he
Sat, 05 May 2012 00:00
College loans push grads to ads
April Fool's Day 2012 has been history for over a month now.
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 00:00
World champions at April fooling
In a world full of April Fool's jokes, South Korean celebrities shone this year, using (or abusing) the social networks as best they could.
Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00
April Fool or Mad March Hare?
I am not sure what to make of the King Prajadhipok Institution (KPI) proposal to review the Assets Examination Committee (AEC) cases.