6-K 1 d888066d6k.htm FORM 6-K Form 6-K





Washington, D.C. 20549






Report of Foreign Private Issuer

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the Month of February 2020

Commission File Number 1-15028



China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)



75/F, The Center,

99 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong

(Address of principal executive offices)



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1    Announcement dated February 17, 2020 in respect of Appointment of Executive Director.


This announcement contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, statements relating to (i) the Company’s plans and strategies and the ability to successfully execute these plans and strategies, including those in connection with mergers and acquisitions and capital expenditures; (ii) the Company’s plans for network expansion, including those in connection with the build-out of mobile services and network infrastructure; (iii) the Company’s competitive position, including the ability to upgrade and expand existing networks and increase network efficiency, to improve existing services and offer new services, to develop new technological applications and to leverage the Company’s position as an integrated telecommunications operator and expand into new services and markets; (iv) the Company’s future business condition, including future financial results, cash flows, financing plans and dividends; (v) the future growth of market demand of, and opportunities for, the Company’s new and existing products and services; and (vi) future regulatory and other developments in the PRC telecommunications industry.

The words “anticipate”, “believe”, “could”, “estimate”, “intend”, “may”, “seek”, “will” and similar expressions, as they relate to the Company, are intended to identify certain of these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend to update any of these forward-looking statements and are under no obligation to do so.

The forward-looking statements contained in this announcement are, by their nature, subject to significant risks and uncertainties. In addition, these forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s current views with respect to future events and are not a guarantee of the Company’s future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including, without limitation:



the Company’s ability to effectively sustain its growth and to achieve or enhance profitability;



changes in the regulatory regime and policies for the PRC telecommunications industry, including without limitation, changes in the regulatory and tariff policies of the State Council of the PRC, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, and other relevant government authorities of the PRC;


changes in the PRC telecommunications industry resulting from the issuance of licenses for telecommunications services by the central government of the PRC;



changes in telecommunications and related technologies including the fifth generation mobile telecommunications, or 5G, and future generations of mobile technologies, and applications based on such technologies, including testing and monetization of 5G and future generations of mobile technologies;



the level of demand for telecommunications services, in particular, the fourth generation mobile telecommunications and future 5G services;



competitive forces from more liberalized markets and the Company’s ability to retain market share in the face of competition from existing telecommunications companies and potential new market entrants;



effects of restructuring and integration (if any) in the PRC telecommunications industry and any cooperation among the PRC telecommunications operators;



the availability, terms and deployment of capital and the impact of regulatory and competitive developments on capital outlays;



the potential impact of restrictions, sanctions or other legal or regulatory actions under relevant laws and regulations in various jurisdictions on our telecommunications equipment suppliers and other business partners;



changes in the assumptions upon which the Company has prepared its projected financial information and capital expenditure plans;



costs and benefits from the Company’s investment in and arrangements with China Tower Corporation Limited;



results and effects of any investigation by the relevant PRC regulatory authorities overseeing State-owned enterprises and their directors, officers and employees; and



changes in the political, economic, legal, tax and social conditions in China, including the PRC Government’s policies and initiatives with respect to foreign exchange policies, foreign investment activities and policies, entry by foreign companies into the Chinese telecommunications market and structural changes in the PRC telecommunications industry.

Please also see the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s latest Annual Report on Form 20-F, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.



Date: February 18, 2020


By:   /s/ Yung Shun Loy Jacky
Name:   Yung Shun Loy Jacky
Title:   Company Secretary

Exhibit 1

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited take no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness and expressly disclaim any liability whatsoever for any loss howsoever arising from or in reliance upon the whole or any part of the contents of this announcement.





(Incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability)

(Stock Code: 0762)

Appointment of Executive Director

The board of directors (the “Board”) of China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (the “Company”) announces that Mr. Fan Yunjun, has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Company with effect from 17 February 2020.

Mr. Fan Yunjun, aged 47, was appointed in January 2019 as a Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Fan Yunjun, a senior engineer, received a doctorate degree of Engineering in Signal and Information Processing from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 1998. Mr. Fan Yunjun served as a Director and Vice General Manager of China Mobile Group Beijing Company Limited, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CMPak Limited, the Chairman of China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Mobile International Limited, the Chairman and General Manager of China Mobile Group Beijing Company Limited. Mr. Fan Yunjun also serves as a Vice General Manager of China United Network Communications Group Company Limited, a Senior Vice President and General Counsel of China United Network Communications Limited as well as a Director and Senior Vice President of China United Network Communications Corporation Limited. Mr. Fan Yunjun has extensive experience in management and telecommunications industry.

Mr. Fan Yunjun has not entered into any service contract with the Company, which provides for a specified length of service. The terms of services do not expressly require the Company to give more than one year’s notice period or to make payments equivalent to more than one year’s emoluments to terminate the service. Pursuant to the articles of association, Mr. Fan Yunjun is required to retire and offer for re-election at the next following annual general meeting of the Company.

The remuneration of Mr. Fan Yunjun as Executive Director of the Company will be determined by the Board with reference to his duties and responsibilities in the Company, his experience, the prevailing market conditions and any applicable regulatory requirements.

Save as disclosed above, Mr. Fan Yunjun does not have any relationship with any directors, senior management, substantial shareholders or controlling shareholders of the Company. Mr. Fan Yunjun does not have any interests in the shares of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance.



Save as disclosed above, there is no information in relation to the appointment of Mr. Fan Yunjun that need to be disclosed pursuant to Rule 13.51(2) of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and there are no other matters relating to his appointment that needs to be brought to the attention of the shareholders of the Company.

The Board would like to welcome Mr. Fan Yunjun for his appointment as a Director of the Company.


By Order of the Board of
China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited
Yung Shun Loy Jacky
Company Secretary

Hong Kong, 17 February 2020

As at the date of this announcement, the Board of Directors of the Company comprises:


Executive Directors:    Wang Xiaochu, Li Guohua, Li Fushen, Zhu Kebing and Fan Yunjun
Non-executive Director:    Cesareo Alierta Izuel
Independent Non-executive Directors:    Cheung Wing Lam Linus, Wong Wai Ming, Chung Shui Ming Timpson and Law Fan Chiu Fun Fanny