Date : 05 April 2004

ARTICLE ENTITLED: "GENTING WITHDRAWS BID FOR YALLOURN"

GENTING BERHAD

Type

Reply to query
Reply to Query Letter by KLSE reference IDTH-040402-42571
SubjectARTICLE ENTITLED: "GENTING WITHDRAWS BID FOR YALLOURN"

Contents :

    We refer to the letter dated 2 April 2004 from the Malaysia Securities Exchange Berhad and the news article appearing in the New Straits Times, Business Times section, page B5 on Friday, 2 April 2004.

    The Company wishes to confirm that the Group has withdrawn its indicative non-binding bid for the possible acquisition of a stake in Yallourn Energy, an Australian power plant owned by CLP Holdings Ltd.

Yours faithfully
GENTING BERHAD

DR R. THILLAINATHAN
Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

Query Letter Contents :

We refer to the above news article appearing in the New Straits Times, Business
Times section, page B5 on Friday, 2 April 2004, a copy of which is enclosed
for your reference.
In particular, we would like to draw your attention to the underlined sentence,
which is reproduced as follows:-
" Genting Bhd ... withdrew their bids ... "
In accordance with the Exchange's Corporate Disclosure Policy, you are
requested to furnish the Exchange with an announcement for public release
confirming or denying the above reported article and in particular the
underlined sentence after due and diligent enquiry with all the directors,
major shareholders and all such other persons reasonably familiar with the
matter about which the disclosure is to be made in this respect. In the event
you deny the above sentence or any other part of the above reported article,
you are required to set forth facts sufficient to clarify any misleading
aspects of the same. In the event you confirm the above sentence or any other
part of the above reported article, you are required to set forth facts
sufficient to support the same.
Please furnish the Exchange with your reply within one (1) market day from the
date hereof.
Yours faithfully

KOAY LEAN LEE
Senior Manager
Issues & Listing
Group Regulations
KLL/GTH
c.c. Securities Commission (via fax)



Announcement Info

Company NameGENTING BERHAD  
Stock Name GENTING    
Date Announced5 Apr 2004  
CategoryGeneral Announcement
Reference NoGG-040405-6559F