In the Matter of

The Companies Act 1981

(the "Act")

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that:

Theresa Brentano

-and-

Mario Andrade

are applying to incorporate a local company with limited liability to be called:

HYDRANGEA LTD.

The objects for which the Company is formed and incorporated are unrestricted.

COX HALLETT

WILKINSON

Attorneys for

the Applicant

LEGAL NOTICE

THE COMPANIES ACT, 1981

("THE ACT")

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Church Bay Trust Co. Ltd. as trustee of the Island House Trust is applying to incorporate a local company with limited liability to be called:

Island Development Partners Ltd.

which shall have unrestricted objects and the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a natural person.

Wakefield Quin

Attorneys for

the Applicants

LEGAL NOTICE

THE COMPANIES ACT, 1981

("THE ACT")

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that MICHAEL MACLEAN and CHRISTOPHER MORA are applying to incorporate a local company with limited liability to be called:

M & M POOLS LTD.

which shall have unrestricted objects and the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a natural person.

WINDCREST

MANAGEMENT

LIMITED

for the Applicants

NOTICE OF CLOSURE

OF THE REGISTER

OF MEMBERS OF

HSIN CHONG

CONSTRUCTION GROUP LTD.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Register of Members of HSIN CHONG CONSTRUCTION GROUP LTD. will be closed from 4 November 2008 to 6 November 2008, both days inclusive, during which period no transfer of shares will be effected.

Dated this 22nd day of October, 2008

Conyers Dill & Pearman

Attorneys to the Company

NOTICE OF CLOSURE

OF THE REGISTER

OF MEMBERS OF

SmarTone

Telecommunications Holdings Limited

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Register of Members of SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited will be closed from 3rd November, 2008 to 5th November, 2008, both days inclusive, during which period no transfer of shares will be effected.

This notice supersedes the notices published on 10 September, 2008 and 22 October, 2008.

Dated this 23rd day of October, 2008.

Conyers Dill & Pearman

Attorneys to the Company

LEGAL NOTICE

THE COMPANIES ACT 1981

("the Act")

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Dr. Ewart F. Brown, Premier and Minister of Tourism & Transport for and on behalf of The Government of Bermuda is applying to incorporate a local company limited by guarantee to be called:

The Hospitality

Learning Centre

which shall have the following objects:

a) To promote, improve and maintain Bermuda's hospitality industry at the highest levels possible and to do everything necessary to achieve these objectives;

b) To conduct and promote educational research into the hospitality industry and to ensure that relevant courses are offered to students, entities and participants of that industry;

c) To establish, develop and maintain good relationships with hospitality industry and related entities, including the Bermuda Hotel Association, Ministry of Education, the Bermuda College, the National Training Board, the Government Departments of Labour & Training and Tourism & Transport, the Chamber of Commerce.

d) To recruit participants for programmes and courses in the hospitality industry, sponsored, conducted or run through or by the Company or training centres including the Bermuda College and such other institutions;

e) To administer the registration processes for courses in the hospitality industry;

f) To conduct career assessments in the hospitality industry;

g) To provide advice regarding career paths and educational and professional development courses in the hospitality industry;

h) To provide employment assistance within the hospitality industry, when appropriate;

i) To keep and maintain statistical information relating to the hospitality industry and its participants including information about grades, types of courses taken, number of participants and so forth;

j) To do all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objects.

ATTRIDE-STIRLING

& WOLONIECKI

Attorneys for

the Applicants

IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPANIES ACT 1981

("Act")

AND

IN THE MATTER OF

PEARL ORIENTAL

INNOVATION LIMITED

("Company")

NOTICE OF

REDUCTION OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 46(2)(a) of the Act, that the Company proposes to reduce the nominal value of each share in issue from HK$0.50 to HK$0.10 by canceling paid up capital to the extent of HK$0.40 on each issued share of the Company (the "Capital Reduction") such that the issued share capital of the Company shall be reduced by an amount of HK$185,895,184 from an amount of HK$232,368,980 to an amount of HK$46,473,796.

It is intended that subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions, the Capital Reduction will take effect on or about 13 November, 2008.

Conyers Dill

& Pearman

Attorneys to

the Company

Dated this 23rd day of October, 2008.

IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPANIES ACT 1981

IN THE MATTER OF

NORTHBRIDGE

LIMITED

The following Resolutions of the above named Company, were adopted the by the Sole Member by written consent on the 23rd October 2008

(a) that the Company be wound up voluntarily pursuant to the provisions of The Companies Act, 1981; and

(b) that Nicholas Hoskins be appointed Liquidator for the purposes of such winding-up, such appointment to be effective forthwith.

Dated this 24th October 2008

Nicholas J Hoskins

Liquidator

IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPANIES ACT 1981

MEMBER'S VOLUNTARY WINDING UP

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF LIQUIDATOR

NORTHBRIDGE

LIMITED

To

The Registrar of Companies

I, Nicholas Hoskins of Chancery Hall, 52 Reid Street, Hamilton in the Islands of Bermuda, HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that I have been appointed Liquidator of NORTHBRIDGE LIMITED by a resolution of the Company dated the 23rd October 2008.

Nicholas Hoskins

Liquidator

IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPANIES ACT 1981

IN THE MATTER OF

NORTHBRIDGE

LIMITED

IN MEMBER'S VOLUNTARY WINDING UP

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Creditors of the above named Company, which is being voluntarily wound up, are required, on or before the 21st November 2008 to send their full Christian and Surnames, their addresses and descriptions, full particulars of their debts or claims, and the names and addresses of their attorneys (if any) to the undersigned Liquidator of the said Company at Wakefield Quin, Chancery Hall, 52 Reid Street, Hamilton, Bermuda and if so required by notice in writing from the said Liquidator, and personally or by their attorneys, to come in and prove their debts or claims at such time and place as shall be specified in such notice, or in default thereof they will be excluded from the benefit of any distribution made before such debts are proved.

Dated this 24th October 2008

Nicholas Hoskins

Liquidator

IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPANIES ACT 1981

IN THE MATTER OF

NORTHBRIDGE

LIMITED

IN MEMBER'S VOLUNTARY WINDING UP

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Final General Meeting of the Sole Member of the above named Company will be held at the offices of Wakefield Quin, Chancery Hall, 52 Reid Street, Hamilton, Bermuda on the 28th November 2008 at 10:00 a.m., or soon as possible thereafter, for the purposes of: having an account laid before them showing the manner in which the winding-up has been conducted and how the property of the Company has been disposed of and of hearing any explanation that may be given by the Liquidator; determining by Resolution the manner in which the books, accounts and documents of the Company and of the Liquidator thereof, shall be disposed of; and by Resolution dissolving the Company.

Dated this 24th October 2008

Nicholas Hoskins

Liquidator

IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 1981

AND

IN THE MATTER OF THE BERMUDA

REINSURANCE

COMPANY LIMITED - IN LIQUIDATION

IN MEMBER'S VOLUNTARY LIQUIDATION

The Member of the above-named Company, acting by written consent without a meeting on 22nd October, 2008, passed the following resolutions:-

a) That the Company be wound up voluntarily, pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act 1981;

and

b) That Mr. Peter C.B. Mitchell and Mr. Nigel J.S. Chatterjee of PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Limited be appointed Joint Liquidators both jointly and severally, for the purposes of such winding-up, such appointment to be effective forthwith.

Peter Pearman

Secretary

Dated: 22nd October, 2008

IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 1981

MEMBER'S VOLUNTARY WINDING-UP

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF LIQUIDATORS

THE BERMUDA

REINSURANCE

COMPANY LIMITED - IN LIQUIDATION

To

The Registrar of Companies:-

We, Peter C.B. Mitchell and Nigel J.S. Chatterjee, of PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Limited, Dorchester House, 7 Church Street, Hamilton, in the Islands of Bermuda HEREBY GIVE YOU NOTICE that we have been appointed as Joint Liquidators of the above Company by a resolution of the Company dated 22nd October, 2008.

Peter C.B. Mitchell

Joint Liquidator

Nigel J.S. Chatterjee

Joint Liquidator

22nd October, 2008

IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 1981

AND

IN THE MATTER OF

THE BERMUDA

REINSURANCE

COMPANY LIMITED - IN LIQUIDATION

IN MEMBER'S VOLUNTARY LIQUIDATION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the creditors of the above named Company, which is being voluntarily wound up, are required on or before 14th November, 2008, to send their full names, their addresses and descriptions, full particulars of their debts or claims, and the names and addresses of their attorneys (if any) to the undersigned, at PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Limited, P.O. Box HM 1171, Hamilton, HM EX, Bermuda, being the Joint Liquidators of the said Company, and if so required by notice in writing from the said Joint Liquidators are personally, or by their attorneys, to come in and prove their debts or claims at such time and place as shall be specified in such notice, or in default thereof they will be excluded from the benefit of any distribution made before such debts are proved.

Peter C.B. Mitchell

Joint Liquidator

Nigel J.S. Chatterjee

Joint Liquidator

22nd October, 2008

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BERMUDA

PROBATE

JURISDICTION

IN THE ESTATE OF

GLADWIN MALCOLM JOHNSTON, DECEASED

NOTICE FOR KIN

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that DENISE M. MORRISSEY of #6 Upland Lane, Warwick Parish in the Islands of Bermuda the lawful Attorney for MARION E. JOHNSTON the Widow of the Late Gladwin Malcolm Johnston who died on the 21st day of March, 2007 intends to apply to the Supreme Court of Bermuda for the Grant of Letters of Administration with Copy Will annexed of the Estate of the above-named deceased. Any person having or who may have a beneficial interest in the Estate of the above-named deceased because of their relationship to the above named deceased by blood, should inform the undersigned within thirty (30) days of the date hereof after which date the undersigned will proceed to distribute the Estate of the above-named deceased amongst the known persons entitled thereto.

Dated the 24th day of October, 2008.

CHRISTOPHER

E. SWAN & CO.

Barristers & Attorneys

Attorneys for

the Applicant

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BERMUDA

PROBATE

JURISDICTION

IN THE ESTATE OF

GLADWIN MALCOLM JOHNSTON, DECEASED

Pursuant to The

Administration of Estates Act, 1974, Section 53

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that DENISE M. MORRISSEY of #6 Upland Lane, Warwick Parish in the Islands of Bermuda the lawful Attorney for MARION E. JOHNSTON the Widow of the Late Gladwin Malcolm Johnston who died on the 21st day of March, 2007 intends to apply to the Supreme Court of Bermuda for the Grant of Letters of Administration with Copy Will annexed of the Estate of GLADWIN MALCOLM JOHNSTON and that such application may be granted unless within fifteen days of the date of this Notice a Caveat shall be entered in the Registry of the Supreme Court of Bermuda by any persons objecting to such grant.

Dated the 24th day of October, 2008.

CHRISTOPHER

E. SWAN & CO.

Barristers & Attorneys

Attorneys for

the Applicant

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BERMUDA

PROBATE

JURISDICTION

IN THE ESTATE OF

GLADWIN MALCOLM JOHNSTON, DECEASED

Pursuant to The

Administration of Estates Act, 1974, Section 53

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to creditors and others having any debts, claims and demands against the Estate of the above-named Deceased late of 6 Upland Lane, South Shore, Warwick Parish, Bermuda who died on the 21st day of March, 2007 that they are required to forward the particulars of their debts, claims and demands to the undersigned not later than the 5th day of December, 2008 after which date the undersigned will proceed to distribute the assets of the said deceased amongst the persons entitled thereto having regard only to the debts, claims and demands of which they shall then have had notice; and that they will not be liable for the said assets or any part thereof so distributed to any creditors, person or persons of whose debts, claims and demands they shall not then have had notice.

Dated the 24th day of October, 2008.

CHRISTOPHER

E. SWAN & CO.

Barristers & Attorneys

Attorneys for

the Applicant

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BERMUDA

PROBATE

JURISDICTION

IN THE ESTATE OF

GLADYS ROSELLA FRANCIS, DECEASED

Pursuant to

The Administration of Estates Act, 1974, Section 53

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that CHERYL E. MINORS of 45 Ord Road, Warwick Parish in the Islands of Bermuda the lawful Attorney for Stephen O. Woodley, Jr. a Beneficiary of the Estate of GLADYS ROSELLA FRANCIS who died on the 24th day of December, 2005 intends to apply to the Supreme Court of Bermuda for the Grant of Letters of Administration with copy Will annexed of the Estate of GLADYS ROSELLA FRANCIS and that such application may be granted unless within fifteen days of the date of this Notice a Caveat shall be entered in the Registry of the Supreme Court of Bermuda by any persons objecting to such grant.

Dated the 24th day of October, 2008.

CHRISTOPHER

E. SWAN & CO.

Barristers & Attorneys

Attorneys for

the Applicant

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BERMUDA

PROBATE

JURISDICTION

IN THE ESTATE OF

GLADYS ROSELLA FRANCIS, DECEASED

Pursuant to The Administration of Estates Act, 1974, Section 53

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to creditors and others having any debts, claims and demands against the Estate of the above-named Deceased late of the Bronx, in the State of New York, in the United States of America who died on the 24th day of December, 2005 that they are required to forward the particulars of their debts, claims and demands to the undersigned not later than the 5th day of December, 2008 after which date the undersigned will proceed to distribute the assets of the said deceased amongst the persons entitled thereto having regard only to the debts, claims and demands of which they shall then have had notice; and that they will not be liable for the said assets or any part thereof so distributed to any creditors, person or persons of whose debts, claims and demands they shall not then have had notice.

Dated the 24th day of October, 2008.

CHRISTOPHER

E. SWAN & CO.

Barristers & Attorneys

Attorneys for

the Applicant

LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BERMUDA

PROBATE

JURISDICTION

S.53

ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES ACT, 1974

In the Estate of WELLINGTON LEROY BURROWS, deceased

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all persons having claims against the estate of Wellington Leroy Burrows late of 21 Edgehill Drive, Paget Parish, Bermuda who died on the 10th day of May 2008 are required to send particulars of their claims to Messrs. Cox Hallett Wilkinson, "Milner House", 18 Parliament Street, Hamilton, Bermuda on or before the 5th day of December 2008 after which date the Executor of the estate will distribute the assets of the estate having regard only to the claims of which notice as aforesaid has been given.

Dated this 24th day of October, 2008.

COX HALLETT

WILKINSON

Milner House

Parliament Street

Hamilton

Attorneys for

the Executor

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BERMUDA

PROBATE

JURISDICTION

In the Estate of

Mary Madeline

Loader-Coltrain,

Deceased

Notice is hereby given that Paragon Trust Ltd. of "Sofia House", 48 Church Street, in the City of Hamilton, Bermuda intends to apply for a Grant of Probate of the Will of MARY MADELINE LOADER-COLTRAIN, late of 1106 Wyeth Drive, Nokomis, Florida, United States and that such application may be granted unless within 15 days of the date of this Notice, a Caveat shall be entered in the Registry of the Supreme Court of Bermuda, Hamilton, by any persons objecting to such grant.

Dated this 17th day of October 2008

Marshall Diel & Myers

Attorneys for

the Applicants

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BERMUDA

PROBATE

JURISDICTION

In the Estate of

Mary Madeline

Loader-Coltrain,

Deceased

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all persons having debts, claims and demands against the estate of Mary Madeline Loader-Coltrain, late of 1106 Wyeth Drive, Nokomis, Florida, United States who died on July 27th, 2007 are required to send particulars of their debts, claims or demands to the undersigned on or before December 1st, 2008. After that date, the Executors will proceed to distribute the estate of the deceased amongst the persons entitled thereto, having regard only to debts, claims and demands of which notice shall have been given as aforesaid and that it will not be liable for the said assets or any part thereof so distributed to any creditors, person or persons of whose debts, claims and demands it shall not then have had notice.

Marshall Diel & Myers

Barristers & Attorneys

"Sofia House"

48 Church Street

Hamilton, Bermuda

Attn: Luciano Aicardi, Jr.

Fax: 292-6814