Kinox tackles fakes amid expansion plans

Stainless-steel cookware producer Eric Sun Yung-tson is fighting not only for a slice of the mainland's massive consumer market, but also against the countless number of fakes that are available.

Monday, 25 May, 2009, 12:00am

Kettle collection

In 1891, Salvation Army officer Joseph McFee hung a big red kettle in a busy San Francisco street, collecting for meals for the elderly over Christmas.

In doing so, he began a Christmas tradition in the US which has spread worldwide, providing millions of hot meals for the needy.

23 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

How to choose ... a kettle

How to choose ... a kettle

The kettle isn't the most versatile piece of kitchen equipment: it can only boil water. But it does so quickly and, if you choose the right one, it can even be stylish.

11 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Fake parts scare

The European Commission is expected to insist that Beijing takes action to halt exports of allegedly hazardous kettles.

Strix, a British company that commands about 65 per cent of the world's GBP90 million (about HK$1.13 billion) a year market in kettle controls, says several brands of mainland-made kettles have been sold with counterfeit Strix controls.

2 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

101-year-old attacked

A 101-year-old woman had her wrist injured in an attack by her 32-year-old grandson following a dispute over noise in their Wong Tai Sin flat. The woman who was attacked with a vacuum flask and a kettle was treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

7 May 1996 - 12:00am


WHAT a horrible word the Governor has introduced into the English language in terms of ''gazettal''. Now they are all following his example - witness Mr Martin Lee and Mr Allen Lee on TV on Sunday.

Perhaps it should be spelt with an ''le'' as in kettle - you put everything in the pot and boil it all up and see what the result is like.

16 Mar 1993 - 12:00am