Daily Share Buy-Back Notice

Oct 24, 2008
Part I
(A) Share Buy-Back Authority
I. Maximum number of shares authorised for purchase 12,678,877
(B) Details of Purchases Made
I. Purchases made by way of market acquisition Yes
    Singapore Exchange Overseas Exchange
1 Date of Purchases 24/10/2008  
2a Total number of shares purchased 500,000  
2b Number of shares cancelled    
2c Number of shares held as treasury shares 500,000  
3 Price paid per share S$ 0.3405  
4 Total consideration (including stamp duties, clearing charges, etc) paid or payable for the shares S$ 170,609.79  
II. Purchases made by way of off market acquisition on equal access scheme? No
(C) Cumulative Purchases
  By way of market acquisition By way of off-market acquisition on equal access scheme Total
  No. %1 No. % No. %
Cumulative no. of shares purchased to-date2 4,802,000 3.787     4,802,000 3.787
1 Percentage of company's issued share capital as at the date of the share buy-back resolution
2 From the date on which the share buy-back mandate is obtained
(D) Number of issued shares after purchase
I. Number of issued shares after purchase 189,381,151
II. Number of treasury shares held after purchase 4,802,000
Other Notes