Welcome Statement
Company Information
Company Structure
Audit Committee
Remuneration Commiittee
Nomination Committee

Remuneration Commiittee



(the “Company”)





(the “Committee”)




1.     The Committee shall consist of three Independent Non-executive Directors and two Executive Directors appointed by the board of directors (the “Board”) from time to time. The majority of the Committee must be Independent Non-executive Directors of the Company.


2.     The Board shall nominate one of the five members as the Chairman of the Committee.


3.     The Company Secretary or a nominee shall act as the Secretary of the Committee.


Frequency and proceedings of meetings


4.     The Committee shall meet at least once every year.  Additional meetings shall be held as the work of the Committee demands.


5.     The Chairman of the Committee may convene additional meetings at his discretion.


6.     The quorum of a meeting shall be two members of the Committee.


7.     The Committee may, from time to time, invite advisors to the meeting, including but not limited to external advisors or consultants to advise its members.


8.     Proceedings of meetings of the Committee shall be governed by the provisions of Article 62 of the Articles of Association of the Company.


Duties, powers and functions


9.     The Committee shall


(a)    Formulate remuneration policy for approval by the Board, which shall take into consideration factors such as salaries paid by comparable companies, employment conditions, and responsibilities, and individual performance of the directors, senior management, and the general staff.   Performance shall be measured against corporate goals and objectives resolved by the Board from time to time; and implement the remuneration policy laid down by the Board;


(b)   Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing:



(i)       Establish guidelines for the recruitment of the Chief Executive and senior



(ii)      Recommend to the Board the policy and structure for the remuneration

          of Directors (including Non-executive Directors, and the Chief Executive as

          an ex-officio member) and senior management whilst ensuring no director or

          any of his associates is involved in deciding his own remuneration;


(iii)     Determine the remuneration of Executive Directors, (including

           Non-executive Directors, and the Chief Executive who is an ex-officio member)

          and senior management, including benefits in kind, pension right,

          compensation payment (including compensation for loss of office

          or appointment etc.)  The Chairman and/or the Chief Executive shall be

          consulted respectively about their  proposals relating to the remuneration of

          the Chief Executive and/or senior management, as the case may be;


(iv)     Review and approve the compensation arrangements in connection with any 

           loss or termination of their office or appointment, or dismissal or removal for

           misconduct to executive directors and senior management shall be fair and not



(v)      Determine the criteria for assessing employee performance, which should

           reflect the Company’s business objectives and targets;


(vi)     Consider the annual performance bonus for Executive Directors, senior

           management, and the general staff, having regard to their achievement against

          the performance criteria and by reference to market norms, and make

          recommendation to the Board;


(vii)    Engage such external professional advisors to assist and/or advise the

           Committee on issues as it considers necessary;


(viii)   Do any such things to enable the Committee to discharge its powers and

           functions conferred on it by the Board; and


(ix)     Conform to any requirement, direction, and regulation that may from time

          to time be prescribed by the Board or contained in the constitution of the

          Company or imposed by legislation.


Reporting Procedures


10.   The Committee shall report to the Board on a regular basis.  At the next meeting of the Board following a meeting of the Committee, the chairman of the Committee shall report the findings and recommendations of the Committee to the Board.


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First draft approved on 14 July 2005


Second draft amended on 18 July 2008