Chunghwa Telecom Co 6-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Dated March 28, 2008
Commission File Number 
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd.
(Translation of Registrants Name into English)
21-3 Hsinyi Road Sec. 1,
Taipei, Taiwan, 100 R.O.C.
(Address of Principal Executive Office)
(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of form 20-F or Form 40-F.)
Form 20-F x Form 40-F
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Yes No x
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Index to Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Announcement for the Convention of 2008 Annual General Shareholders Meeting of
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd.
Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. March 28, 2008 Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd (TAIEX: 2412, NYSE: CHT) (Chunghwa or the Company), today announced that the Company will hold its annual general shareholders meeting (the Meeting) at Chunghwa Telecom Training Institute (No.168, Minchu Road, Banciao City, Taipei County, Taiwan) at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 19, 2008.
As provided in Article 165 of the ROC Company Law, the shareholder register shall be closed for registration of share transfer from April 21 to June 19, 2008. Any person who has acquired Chunghwas shares but not registered as a holder of such shares shall apply for registration with the Stock Affairs Department of Taiwan Securities Co.,Ltd. (B1, No. 96, Sec.1, Jianguo N. Road, Taipei, Taiwan) by 4:30 p.m., April 18, 2008, in person, or April 20, 2008 by post, as per postal office stamp date.
The period (the Submission Period) for shareholders of Chunghwa to submit any shareholder proposals with Chunghwa for voting at the Meeting is from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., April 11 to April 21, 2008. All submissions must be made in writing to the Finance Department of Chunghwa Telecom Co.,Ltd. (21-3 Hsinyi Road, Sec. 1, Taipei, Taiwan) within the Submission Period in accordance with Article 172-1 of the ROC Company Law.
As provided under Section 4.7(b) of the Amended and Restated Deposit Agreement (the Deposit Agreement) among the Company, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (JPMorgan) and all holders and beneficial owners from time to time of American Depositary Receipts (ADSs) issued thereunder, holders that individually or together with other holders hold at least 51% of the ADSs outstanding at the Shareholder Record Date are entitled to submit one written proposal in each year for voting at the general shareholders meeting of the Company. The proposal must be submitted in Chinese to Mr. Michael Oliver, ADR Client Services of JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. (500, Stanton Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713, U.S.A.) at least five business days prior to the expiry of the Submission Period and not be more than 300 Chinese characters in length.
For more information in connection with the proposal right of holders of ADSs, please refer to a form of the Deposit Agreement as an exhibit to the Companys registration statement on Form F-6 (File No. 333-147321) which was filed with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) and is available on the SECs website at www.sec.gov.
About Chunghwa Telecom
Chunghwa Telecom (TAIEX 2412, NYSE: CHT) is the leading telecom service provider in Taiwan. Chunghwa Telecom provides fixed line, mobile and Internet and data services to residential and business customers in Taiwan.
If you have any questions in connection with the Meeting, please contact the following person:
+886 2 2344 5488
21-3 Hsinyi Road, Section 1,
Republic of China