Agreement on Communications Equipment Maintenance - Liaoning Mobile Communication Co. Ltd. and Liaoning Provincial Posts and Telecommunications Engineering Bureau


                AGREEMENT ON COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE

         This Agreement is executed by and between the following two parties on
September 8, 2000 in Shenyang:

PARTY A: LIAONING MOBILE COMMUNICATION COMPANY LIMITED
Legal representative: Zhang Xuehong
Legal Address: 128 Shi Yi Wei Lu, Shenhe District, Shenyang

PARTY B: LIAONING PROVINCIAL POSTS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING BUREAU
Legal representative: Li Jianchang
Legal Address: 158 Lian He Lu, Da Dong District, Shenyang

WHEREAS:

1.       Party A needs Party B to provide maintenance services for Party A's
         communications equipment .

2.       Party B agrees to provide Party A with maintenance services for Party
         A's communications equipment.

         THEREFORE, Party A and Party B have reached the following agreement in
the principle of equality through friendly consultations.

                ARTICLE ONE MAINTENANCE SERVICES; SUBJECT MATTER

1.1.     "Maintenance Services" refer to maintenance services to be provided by
         Party B for communications equipment in respect of which Party A enjoys
         the property rights.

1.2.     The subject matter of the Maintenance Services is the communications
         equipment in respect of which Party A enjoys the property rights.

             ARTICLE TWO TYPE, QUANTITY, AND VALUE OF SUBJECT MATTER

2.1.     The types and quantities of Party A's communications equipment covered
         by the Maintenance Services shall be determined as confirmed by the
         Parties.

2.2.     The value of Party A's communications equipment covered by the
         Maintenance Services shall be the original purchase price of such
         equipment.






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                          ARTICLE THREE MAINTENANCE FEE

3.1.     Party B shall charge Party A the Maintenance Fee as agreed upon by the
         Parties in this Agreement.

3.2.     Standards of the Maintenance Fee:

         3.2.1    In respect of principal mobile communications equipment: no
                  more than the product of the original purchase price of
                  the communications equipment under maintenance times 1% per
                  year (in RMB);

         3.2.2    In respect of auxiliary mobile communications equipment: no
                  more than the product of the original purchase price of
                  the communications equipment under maintenance times 2% per
                  year (in RMB);

         3.2.3    In respect of equipment used for value-added mobile
                  communications services: no more than the product of the
                  original purchase price of the communications equipment under
                  maintenance times 1% per year (in RMB).

3.3.     In the event of any future adjustment to the charging standards of the
         Maintenance Fee as required by the applicable national or Liaoning
         provincial regulations, the Parties shall observe the standards as
         adjusted. Party A and Party B hereby confirm that the standards of the
         Maintenance Fee determined under Article 3.2 are in compliance with the
         applicable national and Liaoning provincial regulations.

3.4.     Party A shall prepay Party B, on or before February 30 each year, the
         Maintenance Fee payable for the first half of the current year, and
         prepay on or before July 30 Maintenance Fee payable for the second half
         of the current year. The amounts of such prepaid Maintenance Fee shall
         be determined as agreed upon in Articles 3.2 and 3.3. The Parties shall
         verify the amounts of such prepaid Maintenance Fee by February 15 and
         July 15, respectively, of each year, and shall deliver a statement of
         such prepaid Maintenance Fee by February 30 and July 30, respectively,
         to the other Party. In the event of any discrepancy in the amounts of
         such prepaid Maintenance Fee following such verification by the
         Parties, the Parties shall continue the verification until their
         results of such verification conform to each other. If, as the result
         of the circumstance referred to in the preceding sentence, the
         prepayment of the Maintenance Fee is delayed, the time limit for such
         prepayment shall be postponed correspondingly.

3.5.     Party B shall provide low-value consumables, tools and vehicles
         required for the Maintenance Services and shall bear the relevant
         transportation and personnel expenses; Party A shall provide Party B
         with supplies and spare parts required by Party B and bear the software
         upgrading costs, if any.





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3.6.     The Parties shall verify the settlement of the Maintenance Fee on a
         semi-annual basis, i.e., the Parties shall verify the settlement of the
         Maintenance Fee for the first half year by July 30 of the current year
         and for the second half year by January 30 of the succeeding year,
         respectively. On the basis of such verification, overcharged
         Maintenance Fee will be refunded and deficiencies in payment will be
         made up, as the case may be.

3.7.     The Maintenance Services to be provide by Party B shall start from
         October 1, 2000.

                          ARTICLE FOUR QUALITY CONTROL

4.1.     Before Party B starts any Maintenance Services, the Parties shall
         conduct joint testing and inspection of the communications equipment,
         so as to determine its conditions and quality status. Such conditions
         and quality status as determined by the Parties will be kept on file.

4.2.     Party A shall provide Party B with the relevant materials, spare parts
         and fittings of the relevant communications equipment.

4.3.     Party B shall maintain, in accordance with the relevant maintenance
         procedures, the communications equipment covered by the Maintenance
         Services, and ensure that the Maintenance Services are provided in
         compliance with the relevant standards and regulations. Party B shall
         also maintain the normal operation of the communications equipment,
         satisfy Party A's reasonable requirements, and provide Party A with the
         relevant reports and data on a timely basis.

4.4.     To the extent that the Maintenance Services provided by Party B fail to
         meet the relevant standards and regulations (as set out in the appendix
         hereto), or the normal operation of any communications equipment is
         affected, 40% of the Maintenance Fee payable in the current half year
         for such communications equipment shall be deducted if the aggregate
         time of such failure exceeds 48 hours, or if single failure exceeding
         24 hours occurs over 1 time but less than 2 times, in such half year
         time; and 100% of the Maintenance Fee payable in the current half year
         for such communications equipment shall be deducted if the aggregate
         time of such failure exceeds 48 hours or single failure exceeding 24
         hours occurs 2 times in such half year time.

4.5.     Party B shall hold harmless from and indemnify Party A against any
         damages to Party A's communications equipment due to improper
         maintenance and mismanagement on the part of Party B or a third party
         affiliated with Party B, as the case may be.

4.6.     Party A has the right to conduct, on a regular or irregular basis,
         quality inspections on the Maintenance Services provided by Party B.

4.7.     Party A shall render assistance to Party B in respect of the
         Maintenance Services provided by Party B.



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                 ARTICLE FIVE ADJUSTMENT TO MAINTENANCE SERVICES

5.1.     If Party B needs to entrust a third party to maintain Party A's
         communications equipment covered by the Maintenance Services, Party B
         shall notify Party A in writing in advance and obtain Party A's consent
         thereto. Notwithstanding the forgoing, Party B shall continue to be
         responsible to Party A for such services provided by such third party.
         Party B shall bear any and all increase in costs incurred in connection
         with the involvement of such third party.

5.2.     Upon prior written notice to Party B, Party A may entrust a third party
         to provide maintenance and modulation services.

5.3.     If Party A needs to relocate its communications equipment under Party
         B's maintenance, Party A shall notify Party B in writing in advance and
         allow Party B a reasonable period of time to make preparations for such
         relocation.

                ARTICLE SIX ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

6.1      Neither Party may assign any or all of its rights and obligations
         hereunder without the other Party's written consent thereto.


                          ARTICLE SEVEN CONFIDENTIALITY

7.1      The Parties shall keep strictly confidential the other Party's business
         data and information. Neither Party may, without the other Party's
         written consent, provide or disclose to any other organizations or
         persons any data or information with regard to the operations of such
         other Party, unless such disclosure is required by the applicable laws.

                ARTICLE EIGHT LIABILITIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT

8.1      Any failure of either Party to perform any of the terms hereunder shall
         be deemed as breach of contract. The breaching Party shall correct the
         breach within twenty days from the date of receipt from the
         non-breaching Party a written notice specifying such breach. If the
         breaching Party fails to correct such breach within such twenty-day
         period, the non-breaching Party may select to terminate the Agreement
         upon written notice to the other Party, in which case the breaching
         Party shall compensate the non-breaching Party for all economic losses
         sustained by the non-breaching Party as the result of such breach.





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                           ARTICLE NINE FORCE MAJEURE

9.1      Any event or circumstance beyond the reasonable control of a Party and
         unavoidable by the affected Party by exercise of due care shall be
         deemed as an "event of Force Majeure" and shall include, but not
         limited to, earthquake, fire, explosion, storm, flood, lightning or
         war.

9.2      Neither Party shall bear any liability for breach of contract if it
         fails to perform all or any of its obligations hereunder as a result of
         an event of Force Majeure. However, the Party or Parties affected by an
         event of Force Majeure shall, within fifteen days of the occurrence of
         such event, notify the other Party of the details of such event of
         Force Majeure along with the relevant proof.

9.3      A Party/the Parties shall resume the performance of its/their
         obligations hereunder after the effects of such event of Force Majeure
         have been eliminated.

                ARTICLE TEN GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

10.1     Any dispute arising from or in connection with the validity,
         interpretation or performance of this Agreement shall be resolved by
         the Parties through consultations. If no resolution can be reached
         through consultations, either Party may submit such dispute to the
         Shenyang Arbitration Commission for arbitration in accordance with its
         then effective arbitration rules. Once Liaoning Mobile Communication
         Company Limited is transformed into a wholly foreign-owned enterprise,
         the dispute resolution institution shall be automatically changed to
         China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission and any
         dispute shall be resolved in accordance with its then effective
         arbitration rules in Beijing. The award of such arbitration shall be
         final and binding upon the Parties.

10.2     Except for matters under arbitration, the remaining part of the
         Agreement shall be in effect during the time of arbitration.

                             ARTICLE ELEVEN NOTICES

11.1     Any notice or other document to be given under this Agreement shall be
         delivered in writing and may be delivered in person, sent by registered
         mail or transmitted by facsimile to the Parties at their legal
         addresses stated in this Agreement or any other addresses a Party may
         have notified the other Party in accordance with this Article.

11.2     Any notice or document shall be deemed to have been received at the
         time as follows:

         if delivered in person, at the time of delivery;





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         if delivered by registered mail, five (5) business days after being
         posted (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays); and

         if transmitted by facsimile, upon receipt, or if the time of
         transmission is during non-business hours, it shall be deemed to have
         been given at the beginning of the normal business hours of the
         succeeding day (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays),
         subject to proof by the sender or confirmation from the facsimile
         machine used for such transmission that a satisfactory transmission has
         been completed.

               ARTICLE TWELVE EFFECTIVENESS AND TERM OF AGREEMENT

12.1     The effective term of this Agreement shall commence on the date on
         which it is affixed with the official seals of and executed by the
         Parties and expire on December 30, 2001. Unless Party A notifies Party
         B in writing of its intention to terminate this Agreement three months
         prior to the expiration date hereof, this Agreement shall automatically
         be extended for one year upon the expiration of its term. The times of
         such extension shall be unlimited.

12.2     Party B hereby acknowledges that Party A may be transformed into a
         wholly foreign-owned enterprise during the term of the Agreement
         without consent or acknowledgement by Party B either prior to or after
         the event, and that Party A's entire rights and obligations under the
         Agreement shall not be affected or changed on the ground that the
         nature of the company has changed into a wholly foreign-owned
         enterprise. Party B will acknowledge the legal status of such wholly
         foreign-owned enterprise in performing this Agreement.

12.3     In the event that the following conditions are not met, Liaoning Mobile
         Communication Company Limited shall be entitled to terminate this
         Agreement at any time. After the termination of this Agreement, the
         Parties shall cease to enjoy any rights or assume any obligations under
         this Agreement or in connection with its termination, except the rights
         and obligations that have incurred under this Agreement prior to such
         termination.

         (1)      China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited ("CMHK") shall have been
                  granted relevant waivers by the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong
                  Limited ("HKSE") for CMHK's connected transactions in
                  accordance with the listing rules of HKSE; and

         (2)      The independent shareholders of CMHK who are deemed to be
                  independent in accordance with the listing rules of HKSE shall
                  have approved relevant transactions.





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                         ARTICLE THIRTEEN MISCELLANEOUS

13.1     During the performance of this Agreement, any provision that may become
         invalid or unenforceable will not affect the validity of any other
         provisions hereof.

13.2     Any matter not covered herein may be supplemented, explained, and
         interpreted in a supplementary agreement or appendix to be entered into
         by the Parties. All supplementary agreements and appendices hereto
         shall constitute an integral part of, and have the same force and
         effect as, this Agreement.

13.3     This Agreement is written in Chinese and signed in four counterparts.
         Each Party will keep two copies, and all copies shall be signed by the
         legal representative or authorized representative of each Party or
         affixed with its official seal.

PARTY A: LIAONING MOBILE                   PARTY B: LIAONING PROVINCIAL POST AND
         COMMUNICATION COMPANY                      TELECOMMUNICATION 
         LIMITED                                    ENGINEERING BUREAU

By:       s/ Zhang Xuehong                 By:       s/ Li Jianchang
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      Legal or authorized representative      Legal or authorized representative






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