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Ghost Rider

Blaze King is built for just speed, says Cruz

Tony Cruz is resigned to the fact Blaze King can only win up the Sha Tin straight, so was thrilled when the rugged sprinter with the cowboy walk made the most of a rare opportunity and barrelled his way to a dominant Class One victory.

Sunday, 10 June, 2012, 12:00am

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (Film)

For the record, I never thought the original Ghost Rider was all that awful. It's an ideal film for those switch-off-your-brain-and-enjoy-the-ride moments we get now and again. You may even come away with a new admiration for daredevil bike riders.

Yet the hugely disappointing 'sequel', Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, makes the first one look a likely Oscar contender.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Crazy Cage's flame goes out

For the record, I never thought the original Ghost Rider was all that awful. It's an ideal film for those switch-off-your-brain and enjoy-the-ride moments we all get now and again. In that sense, it serves its purpose. You may even come away with a new admiration for daredevil bike riders.

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Blaze survivors grasping for answers 3 months on

Three months on, the cause of the city's deadliest fire in years is still a mystery, with the final results of the investigation not expected for months.

And for some of those affected by the blaze on Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok, site of one of the city's most famous markets, the lack of progress is making it difficult to move on.

4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Devil's bounty hunter revs up again

In their forthcoming Marvel sequel, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor take an entirely different approach to the original.

They carried out an overhaul - bringing a more edgy tone to the film franchise.

Yet they knew one thing needed to remain - actor Nicolas Cage as vigilante superhero Ghost Rider.

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

At Moment In Time ready to turn tables

The feast of Class One racing at Happy Valley continues tonight with the Lai Chi Chong Handicap (1,000m), and smart sprinter At Moment In Time gets his chance for revenge.

15 Jun 2011 - 12:00am


That Tony Cruz trained the winner of the day's feature at Sha Tin yesterday hardly came as a surprise, but it wasn't with the horse most fans expected and the leading trainer felt before the race Blaze King would upset his unbeaten three-year-old California Choice.

16 May 2011 - 12:00am

2 workers hurt in blaze at power substation

Two CLP Power workers were injured in a fire yesterday while conducting a routine check at a power substation in Kowloon City. The pair suffered burns on the face and arms when a blaze suddenly occurred at about 6am at the facility. The power firm said it has set up a task force to determine the cause of the fire.

30 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Mother held after blaze forces boy to flee

A woman, 31, was arrested on suspicion of ill-treating her four-year-old son after fire broke out in their Ma On Shan public housing flat yesterday. The boy was alone at home when a television caught fire in the eighth-floor flat on Heng On Estate, police said. He ran out before firemen arrived. They put out the blaze in 20 minutes. More than 250 residents were evacuated.

15 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Firemen find body after putting out fire

The partially charred body of a Thai woman in her 50s was found in a Kwun Tong flat after firemen put out a blaze last night. A neighbour suffered a cut trying to douse the flames and another suffered smoke inhalation. Both were taken to United Christian Hospital. The blaze on Shun Tin Estate started at about 10pm.

5 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Arson attack leaves motorbikes damaged

Seven motorcycles parked in Kwai Chung were seriously damaged in an arson attack early yesterday. Firemen were called at 4.22am after the blaze broke out under a footbridge in Shek Pai Street. They doused the flames at 4.52am. Police found the blaze suspicious because there were two sources of fire and a burned piece of paper was discovered about 50 metres away.

9 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

50 flee blaze, which leaves three injured

Three people, including two police officers, were sent to Ruttonjee Hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire broke out at the Yee Hing Building on Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, at 6.55pm. Fifty people fled the fire, which police said was started by residents' worshipping activities on the roof. Firemen put out the blaze at 8.49pm.

22 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Leisure venue fire kills 11

Eleven people were killed early yesterday when a blaze ripped through a two-storey entertainment centre in Chengde county, Hebei province .

County authorities initially said the blaze broke out in a karaoke bar, but later said it started in the Blue Sky foot spa, on the floor above the bar. The building was partly residential.

15 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Suicide suspected as cause of blaze in flat

A fire-investigation dog was sent in to sniff for flammable materials after the charred body of a 38-year-old man was found in bed inside a Sham Shui Po flat yesterday. Firemen evacuated five residents from the eight-storey building when a fire broke out in the sixth-floor unit on Castle Peak Road at 8.14am. After extinguishing the blaze, firefighters found the body of tenant Law Wai-shing.

21 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Kitchen blast injures 2, sends dozens fleeing

A blaze triggered by a suspected gas explosion in a tiny room seriously burned a couple and drove dozens of residents from a building into the street in Shek Kip Mei last night.

The blaze broke out just before 6.30pm when the man was cooking on an LPG stove in the couple's room in a partitioned flat on the second floor of a five-floor building in Tai Po Road. It spread quickly.

30 Mar 2007 - 12:00am