FORM 2 - Corporate Substantial Shareholder Notice
Form Serial No: CS20160712000046
1. Name of listed corporation: China Telecom Corporation Ltd. - H Shares 
2. Stock code: 00728
3. Class of shares: H Shares 
4. Number of issued shares in class: 13,877,410,000
5. Name of substantial shareholder: GIC Private Limited 
6. Registered office: 168 Robinson Road, No. 37-01 Capital Tower, Singapore 068912
7. Principal place of business in Hong Kong: N/A 
13. Exchange on which listed: N/A
14. Name of listed parent and exchange on which parent is listed: N/A 
15. Date of relevant event: 08/07/2016
16. Date when the substantial shareholder became aware of the relevant event/ interest in the shares (if later):
17. Details of relevant event:
  Relevant event code describing circumstances Code describing capacity in which shares were/are held Number of shares bought/sold or involved Currency of transaction On Exchange Off Exchange
Before relevant event After relevant event Highest price per share Average price per share Average consideration per share Consideration code
Long position 101 202 12,024,000 HKD 3.490 3.490
18. Total shares immediately before the relevant event:
 Total number of sharesPercentage figure (%)
Long Position682,427,2004.92
19. Total shares immediately after the relevant event:
 Total number of sharesPercentage figure (%)
Long Position694,451,2005.00
20. Capacity in which interests disclosed in Box 19 are held:
Code describing capacityNumber of shares
Long position694,451,200

21. Further information in respect of derivative interests:
Code describing derivativesNumber of shares
22. Further information in relation to interests of corporations controlled by substantial shareholder:
Name of controlled corporationAddress and place of incorporationName of controlling shareholder% controlDirect interestNumber of shares

23. Further information in relation to interests held by substantial shareholder jointly with another person:
Name of joint shareholderAddressNumber of shares
24. Further information from a trustee, or beneficiary of a trust, or a founder of a Discretionary Trust:
Names of TrustAddressStatus codeNumber of shares
25. Further information from a party to an agreement under Section 317:
Names of other partiesAddressNumber of shares
Total number of shares in which substantial shareholder is interested under section 317 and 318:
26. Details of person(s) in accordance with whose directions the substantial shareholder or its directors are accustomed to act:
NamesAddressRelationship Code%
27. Date of filing this Form 2: 11/07/2016
29. Number of attachments: