Woman is 15th to catch dengue fever this year A 36-year-old woman from Wong Chuk Hang last night was confirmed to have contracted dengue fever, the 15th case this year. The woman had visited Taiwan and Thailand before she was admitted to Queen Mary Hospital on Friday, where she is in stable condition. The woman complained of symptoms including fever, chills, a headache and muscle pain last Monday. All 15 cases have been imported. ICAC chief leads team for mainland discussions A delegation led by the Independent Commission Against Corruption Commissioner Raymond Wong Hung-chiu is visiting anti-corruption agencies and other authorities on the mainland in an effort to foster ties in the fight against cross-border corruption. During the visit, which began yesterday, the ICAC will exchange experiences with mainland authorities on recent developments in anti-corruption work. The anti-corruption watchdog will visit procuratorates in Beijing and Henan province. Accompanying Mr Wong are other senior ICAC officers. Fast-food chain to provide hospital catering Maxim's fast-food chain will start providing catering services to the four hospitals in the New Territories West cluster later this year under a Public Private Partnership Project signed yesterday. The 10-year contract would be extended to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in one to two years, the Hospital Authority said. Authority chief executive William Ho Shiu-wei said the project would bring 'advanced technology and management expertise into patients' food services in public hospitals'. Global trend chief pleads guilty on fraud counts The chairman of Global Trend Intelligent Technologies pleaded guilty in the District Court to one count of conspiracy to defraud and one of authorising the issue of a prospectus for the formerly listed company containing an untrue statement. Xu Peixin, 42, admitted his role in a scam in relation to the trading of the company's shares and authorising the issue of a misleading prospectus for the listing of the company. The court heard that in July 2002, Xu offered a director of an investment company a substantial amount of Global Trend shares as a reward for rigging the company's share price. The court also heard that on June 18, 2002, Xu authorised the issue of a prospectus of Global Trend which included an untrue statement. Deputy Judge Andrew Ma Hon-cheung adjourned sentencing to September 26. Rise in long-haul arrivals boosts visitor numbers Hong Kong's visitor boom is continuing, with the city receiving 13 million between January to July, up 8.7 per cent on the same period last year. The figures were boosted by a 20 per cent increase in long-haul visitors from North American and Europe. While half of all visitors came from the mainland, the number of mainland arrivals fell by 1.2 per cent compared with the same period last year. Fake label clothes seized in checkpoint swoops Customs officers seized suspected fake designer-label clothing worth $9.1 million in three early-morning raids. The raids took place at the Lok Ma Chau border control point on Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Two drivers, aged 39 and 47, were arrested. The goods are believed to have been bound for the EU and US.