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Announce Book closure date as a result of Board Resolution Fixed the Ex-right Date and Ex-dividend Date.
1.Date of occurrence of the event:2005/07/15 

2.Cause of occurrence:Announce Book closure date as a result of Board Resolution Fixed the Ex-right Date and Ex-dividend Date. 

3.Countermeasures: (1)Resolution approved by the Shareholders' Meeting dated June 13, 2005, authorized the issuance of 57,752,664 shares of the Company's Common Stock for free distribution to shareholders as stock dividends and NT$1,443,816,607 as cash dividends. In addition, a stock bonus of 10,500,000 shares of the Company's Common Stock for free distribution to employees. Total number of new common shares to be issued will be 68,252,664 shares at par value NT$10.00. A forementioned new common share issuance has been approved by SFC on July 12, 2005 with authorised number Jin-kuan-chen 0940128133. 
(a).The Board of Directors fixed August 12, 2005 as the ex-right and ex-dividend date to determine the shareholders and employees entitled toreceive such free stock and cash distributions. 
(b).Book closure period is from August 8, 2005 to August 12,2005. 
(c).Payment date for cash dividends will be on September 2, 2005. 
(2)Stock dividends valued around NT$2.00 per share(at NT$10.00 par) and cash dividends of around NT$5.00 per share, totaling dividend NT$7.00 per share, will be freely distributed to the shareholders. Method of handling fractional shares and shares unsubscribed by the deadline: For the fractional shares which are less than one full share, the distribution will be made in the form of cash calculated at par value. Such fractional shares will be purchased by persons designated by the chairman. Pursuant to the resolution approved by its shareholders' meeting. (3)Rights and obligations of the newly issued shares: Same as existing shareholders. 

4.Any other matters that need to be specified:N/A.