2008.05.19

Tencent to Suspend Online Games and Entertainment Services for Three Days to Mourn Victims of Sichuan Earthquake

Shenzhen May 19 2008 - Tencent Holdings Limited ("Tencent" or the "Company" SEHK 00700) a leading provider of Internet and mobile & telecommunications value-added services in China today announced that in accordance with a public notice issued by the Chinese government to observe three days of national mourning for the victims of the earthquake in Wenchuan county Sichuan province last Monday the Company will temporarily suspend the operation of its online entertainment services and related marketing activities until May 22 12:00 am. These include the suspension of all kinds of online games on our platforms; entertainment and music related services and marketing activities for wireless value added services; marketing and promotion activities for Internet valued-added services; temporary closure of entertainment and music channels on QQ.com in addition to the suspension of entertainment related advertising on all channels.