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The Interim Dividend Payment of the Year 2010

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("TRANSLATION")

RH 362/2010

26th August 2010

Subject: The Interim Dividend Payment of the Year 2010

Attention: The President of the Stock Exchange of Thailand

Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Public Company Limited ("the Company") would like to inform that the Board of Directors of the Company at the Meeting No.9/2010 held on 26th August 2010 has approved the payment of the interim dividend from the first half year 2010 operating results (1st January - 30th June 2010) to the shareholders. There are 1,450 million ordinary shares and the dividend will be paid at 1.10 Baht per share totaling 1,595 million Baht and equivalent to 53.5 per cent of the 6-month net profit of the consolidated financial statement.

The dividend payment will be paid from the operating results including dividends received from subsidiaries and jointly-controlled entities that are both tax-exempt under the Board of Investment (BOI) promotion and non tax-exempt companies. As a result, individual shareholders who receive these dividends and are domiciled in Thailand or are resident in Thailand (one-time or multiple-time stay in Thailand at least 180 days of tax year) are subject to receive tax credit under Section 47 Bis of the Fiscal Code as follows.

1. Dividends from net income of non tax-exempt companies which the individual shareholders are entitled to receive tax credit of 0.38 Baht per share.

2. Dividends from net income of tax-exempt companies under the BOI promotion of 0.72 Baht per share which individual shareholders are not entitled to receive tax credit.

According to Section 225 of the Securities and Exchange Act, the record date of the shareholders for the right to receive the dividend will be on 9th September 2010 and the closing date of the share registration book will be on 10th September 2010. The interim dividend payment is scheduled on the 20th September 2010.

Please be informed accordingly and kindly disseminate the information herein to investors.

 

Sincerely yours,

 

(Mr.Noppol Milinthanggoon)
President

 

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