Ex-chiefs of listed firm deny $100m fraud charge Two former heads of a publicly listed company pleaded not guilty yesterday to defrauding the stock exchange over its listing and of swindling 16 banks in a credit fraud involving $100 million. Fu Chu-kan, 46, ex-chairman of Gold Wo International Holdings, and his elder sister and former vice-chairman, Fu Yin-ling, 51, were among six defendants facing four charges of conspiracy to defraud between November 1998 and April 2000. The other defendants - ex-director of Gold Wo Melamine Product Lo Chun-nam, 53, certified public accountant Li Wing-kei, 37, Win Dragon Consultants director Kwok Shuk-wah, 30, and Wan Bing-leung of unspecified profession - also pleaded not guilty in the Court of First Instance. police officer surrenders after suicide standoff A 29-year-old police constable faces disciplinary action after threatening to kill himself in a 90-minute standoff with colleagues in Kowloon City police station. The officer, who was on overnight duty, disappeared after collecting his gun and ammunition at 11pm on Monday. Shortly before midnight, he locked himself in the second-floor resource centre and told colleagues he was unhappy over personal affairs and wanted to commit suicide. After 90 minutes of negotiations, he unlocked the door and handed over his gun. A spokeswoman said a decision on a disciplinary hearing would be made after receiving a psychological report. learning tied to wealth Low-income students participate far less in extra-curricular activities and after-school online learning than their better-off counterparts, a Professional Teachers Union survey of 5,550 students from Primary Four to Form Seven has found. lunch sickens 12 students Hygiene workers have collected food samples from a restaurant in Tat Chee Avenue after 12 Form One students from Chan Shu Kui Memorial School fell ill after eating lunch there and were treated at Caritas Medical Centre. Mark Six No one won the first prize in last night's draw. The numbers were 3, 7, 12, 25, 33 and 35. The extra number was 30. Four tickets each won second prize of $326,455. Third prize paid $22,610.