mandag 4. april 2016

No April Fooling Please, We’re Chinese

It was not intended as a joke. But on April Fools’ Day, it’s hard to be certain. On Friday, the Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua, which is not known for its sense of humor, explained how the nation should view “the West’s so-called ‘Fools’ Day.’ ” “ ‘Fools’ Day’ is not in line with our country’s traditions and socialist core values,” Xinhua said in a message posted on its Weibo account Friday morning. “We hope you will not believe, create or spread rumors.” Read more