BRIEF-GIC increases holding in China Telecom - HKEx disclosure

April 21 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stock exchange disclosure

* Shows Singapore's GIC Private Ltd has bought 15.9 million

H-shares in China Telecom Corp Ltd at average HK$3.81

($0.4900) per share on April 19, taking its long position to

6.04 percent from 5.93 percent

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($1 = 7.7758 Hong Kong dollars)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)