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Notice Of A Change In The Percentage Level Of A Substantial Shareholder's Interest

BackSep 20, 2010
Part I
1. Date of notice to issuer 16/09/2010
2. Name of Substantial Shareholder Matthews International Funds
3. Notice Type Notice of a Change in the Percentage Level of a Substantial Shareholder's Interest or Cessation of Interest.
Part II - Not Required
Part III
1. Date of change of Interest 16/09/2010
2. The change in the percentage level From 5.78 % To 6.26 %
3. Circumstance(s) giving rise to the interest or change in interest # Others

Acquisition of shares for investment purposes only.
4. A statement of whether the change in the percentage level is the result of a transaction or a series of transactions: The change in the percentage level is the result of a series of transactions that occurred between 17 August 2010 (the date of the last filing by the Matthews International Funds) and 16 September 2010.
Part IV
1. Holdings of Substantial Shareholder, including direct and deemed interest :
 
  Direct Deemed
No. of shares held before the change 40,399,000 0
As a percentage of issued share capital 5.78 % 0 %
No. of shares held after the change 43,711,000 0
As a percentage of issued share capital 6.26 % 0 %
Footnotes Percentage is calculated based on the total number of 698,471,997 issued shares.


Note:

Please note that the share amounts reported above includes shares previously reported by Matthews International Capital Management, LLC, which acts as Investment Advisor to the Matthews International Funds and its other clients. Matthews International Capital Management, LLC, which as Investment Advisor has discretionary authority over its clients' shares, separately reports its deemed interest in the shares owned by the Matthews International Funds and its other clients.