Next settles with singer's wife The wife of singer Jacky Cheung Hok-yau revealed yesterday that Next magazine paid a substantial sum to settle her claim for damages after it ran an untrue story about her. Without revealing the amount, former actress May Lo Mei-mei said in a statement she would donate the money to charity. The lawsuit was brought against the publisher and the magazine former editor-in-chief for running the story in February. Minibus knocks down students A minibus driver was arrested after his vehicle allegedly jumped a red light and hit two Lingnan University students on Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun. Lee Wing-man, 20, was in stable condition last night and Wong Ho-lam, 23, had been discharged. The driver, 31, was released on bail. Hong Kong link in drug bust Three Mexican men were arrested at Japan's Narita airport for allegedly attempting to smuggle about 170kg of ephedrine, which can be used to produce the illegal drug Ice, from Hong Kong through the airport to Mexico. It was Japan's largest single seizure, police said. Helicopter helps put out hill fire A hill fire broke out in Ma On Shan Country Park near Nai Chung, off Sai Sha Road, at 8.45am. Fire Services staff and a Government Flying Service helicopter put out the two 300-metre-long fire fronts by 11.20am. No one was hurt. Firemen are investigating the blaze. Taxi driver hurt in knife attack A taxi driver suffered cuts to his neck and right hand when he fought off a robber in Sau Mau Ping. The robber, picked up in Choi Hung, held a knife to the driver's neck when they arrived at Lee On Road outside Shun Lee Estate at 12.35am. The robber fled when the driver put up a fight. Year's first meningococcal case A 34-year-old Kowloon City woman had meningococcal infection, the first case this year, and was in stable condition, the Centre for Health Protection said.