1.Date of occurrence of the event:2004/07/14
2.Cause of occurrence: Announce Book closure date and Convertible Bondholder closed period as a result of Board Resolution Fixed the Ex-right Date and Ex-dividend Date.
(1)Resolution approved by the Shareholder's Meeting dated June 16, 2004, authorized the issuance of 43,746,269 shares of the Company's Common Stock for free distribution to shareholders as stock dividends and NT$656,194,045 as cash dividends. In addition, a stock bonus of 8,950,000 shares of the Company's Common Stock for free distribution to employees. Total number of new common shares to be issued will be 52,696,269 shares at par value NT$10.00. forementioned new common share issuance has been approved by SEC on July 9, 2004 with authorised number Jin-kuan-chen 0930130457.
1.The Board of Directors fixed August 18, 2004 as the ex-right and ex-dividend date to determine the shareholders and employees entitled to receive such free stock and cash distributions.
2.Book closure period is from August 14, 2004 to August 18,2004.
3.European Convertible Bondholders' conversion right will be suspended from July 23, 2004 to August 18, 2004.
4.Payment date for cash dividends will be on September 13, 2003.
(2)Stock dividends valued around NT$2.00 per share(at NT$10.00 par) and cash dividends of around NT$3.00 per share, totaling dividend NT$5.00 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)However, the respective ratios of the stock dividend per share and cash dividend per share might be affected by and adjusted thereafter if some or all bondholders of the European Convertible Bonds(the "Bonds") opt to convert in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Bonds and such conversion will increase the outstanding shares of the Company.
(4)Rights and obligations of the newly issued shares: Same as existing shareholders.
4.Any other matters that need to be specified: N/A