China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited made a voluntary conditional cash offer for all the issued shares of China Resources Peoples Telephone Company Limited through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fit Best Limited.
China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited completed the acquisition of Neimenggu Mobile, Jilin Mobile, Heilongjiang Mobile, Guizhou Mobile, Yunnan Mobile, Xizang Mobile, Gansu Mobile, Qinghai Mobile, Ningxia Mobile, Xinjiang Mobile, China Mobile Communication Company Limited and Beijing P&T Consulting and Design Institute Company Limited. The Company became the first overseas-listed PRC telecommunications company operating in all 31 provinces (autonomous regions and directly-administered municipalities) in the mainland of China.
The RMB8 billion corporate bonds, issued in China through China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited's wholly-owned subsidiary, were listed and commenced trading on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and received an enthusiastic response from the market.
China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Guangdong Mobile, issued a further RMB8 billion in aggregate of corporate bonds in China.
China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited completed the acquisition of Anhui Mobile, Jiangxi Mobile, Chongqing Mobile, Sichuan Mobile, Hubei Mobile, Hunan Mobile, Shaanxi Mobile and Shanxi Mobile.
China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Guangdong Mobile Communication Company Limited, issued an aggregate of RMB5 billion of corporate bonds in China, which were successfully listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange on 23 October 2001.