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"