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Made in China, the mug that's married off the wrong prince to Kate Middleton

It's the royal wedding with Chinese characteristics.

For just GBP9.99 (HK$125), you can get this historic mug to commemorate the wedding of the century between Prince Harry, I mean William, and Kate Middleton.

Saturday, 19 March, 2011, 12:00am

Feeling groovy

Touch is the gimmick German brand Kahla hopes consumers will appreciate when they handle its award-winning porcelain line, touted as the first in the world with a velvety-soft surface. The products also come with properties such as heat protection and noise reduction, and are safe to use in microwave ovens.

20 Aug 2006 - 12:00am


1 Stone jumbo mug, $35, from GOD (Leighton Centre, Sharp Street East Entrance, Causeway Bay, tel: 2890 5555;

2 Sweethearts bone china mug, $200, by Debora Jedwab from Lane Crawford (Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, tel: 2118 3668;

18 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Designer no mug on colours

In the mugs game, quality lies in the eye of the designer, a court ruled yesterday.

Designer Alan Chan was entitled to reject the delivery of 1,080 mugs by manufacturer Smith & Smith, even though customers would not have spotted the differences in their colours, Recorder Robert Tang SC, said in the Court of First Instance.

29 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Store pours out a cup of cheer

The Sincere department store wants people to remember Operation Santa Claus for the whole year by offering 1998 calendar mugs as a token of appreciation to donors.

The 20,000 calendar mugs were produced to thank those who donated more than $20, said marketing services manager Lee Chye-lim.

12 Dec 1997 - 12:00am


1 There is usually nothing naffer than novelty cuff links, but these Victorian-style offerings ($550 a pair) from Duchamp at Seibu are pretty classy.

2 Richer than rubber, these chrysanthemum and pebble-print mouse mats are made from tactile cork, ($68 each) from Urban Oxide, Shop 706, Times Square.

24 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Workload far too heavy

I was admitted to the public gynaecology ward of Queen Mary Hospital recently.

From 6.30am to well past 8pm every day, the white-coated staff rushed from bed to bed, checked patients, checked notes, entered new notes, went into surgery, then back to the wards, day after day - an endless round.

24 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Buy a mug, save a species

GREAT news: a magnificent opportunity to preserve the memory of one of nature's most lovable endangered species - the beautiful baiji dolphin. And make money! With less than 100 dolphins left in China's Yangtze River and no business corporations willing to shell out the $3 million it would take to save them, China's 'living fossils' are sure to become extinct within the next few years.

4 Jun 1995 - 12:00am