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CHINA NETCOM<00906> - Unusual price movement

The Stock Exchange has received a message from China Netcom Group
Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited which is reproduced as follows:-

"This statement is made at the request of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong 

We have noted the decrease in the price of the shares of the Company on 22 
May 2006 and wish to state that we are not aware of any reasons for such 

We also confirm that there are no negotiations or agreements relating to 
intended acquisitions or realisations which are discloseable under rule 
13.23, neither is the Board aware of any matter discloseable under the 
general obligation imposed by rule 13.09, which is or may be of a price-
sensitive nature, that led to the decrease of share price of the Company 
on 22 May 2006.

Made by the order of the Board of China Netcom Group Corporation (Hong 
Kong) Limited the directors of which individually and jointly accept 
responsibility for the accuracy of this statement.

As at the date hereof, the Board comprises Mr. Zhang Chunjiang, Mr. Zuo 
Xunsheng, Mr. Zhang Xiaotie and Mr. Miao Jianhua as executive Directors, 
Dr. Tian Suning, Ms. Li Liming, Mr. Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete and Mr. Yan 
Yixun as non-executive Directors, and Mr. John Lawson Thornton, Mr. Victor 
Cha Mou Zing, Dr. Qian Yingyi, Mr. Hou Ziqiang and Mr. Timpson Chung Shui 
Ming as independent non-executive Directors.

This 23rd day of May, 2006

For and on behalf of 
China Netcom Group Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited
Mok Kam Wan
Joint Company Secretary
23 May 2006"