three guilty of $900m bank loan conspiracy Two former managers of Hang Seng Bank and a businessman were found guilty of bribery involving $900 million in mortgage and letters of credit loans at the District Court yesterday. Former general manager Peter Sau Ming, 56, and credit manager Lo Pui-shing, 50, were convicted of four counts of accepting an advantage as an agent. Ho Siu-hoi, 33, a director and shareholder of Au Kiang International and Dero Enterprises, was found guilty of 10 counts of conspiracy to offer an advantage. Ho conspired with two other people to offer five Rolex watches and money to Lo and other employees of the bank in exchange for mortgage loans and 258 letter of credits valued at about $900 million. The court heard that Sau had accepted $512,000 and two Rolex watches while Lo had taken $100,000 and two Rolex watches. The judge adjourned sentencing until tomorrow and the three were remanded in custody. man chopped while dining with friends A man, 31, was chopped by two men early yesterday as he was eating with two friends in a Yau Ma Tei cafe. He suffered wounds to his back, arm and thigh. Police said the attackers fled before officers arrived. Two knives were found at the scene in Portland Street. The victim was taken to Kwong Wah Hospital, where he was in a stable condition. 30 flee blaze in residential block About 30 people fled from a residential block in Taikoo Shing when their neighbour allegedly set his home alight with a chemical. Emergency crews were called to Tang Kung Mansion, Taikoo Shing Road, shortly before 2pm when a 14th-floor unit burst into flames. A man, 38, was arrested. woman fights off attempt to steal takings A woman fought off a robber despite being punched repeatedly as the man tried to steal $330,000 in weekend takings after she left the Central cafe where she works. The 28-year-old victim was attacked shortly after she left the Tsui Wah cafe in Wellington Street. A police spokeswoman said: 'She was punched in the face several times, but the robber fled empty-handed as she kept hold of the bag.'' She was taken to Queen Mary Hospital and released after being treated for facial injuries. man charged with murder A 36-year-old man arrested by police in connection with the death of his girlfriend at her home in Tai Tong Road, Yuen Long, on Sunday has been charged with one count of murder. He is due to appear in Tuen Mun Court today.