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Commission Agreement - Gardex International Ltd. and ASE Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd

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                              COMMISSION AGREEMENT

         (a British Virgin Islands Corporation)

         ASE Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd ("ASEM")
         (a Malaysia Corporation)

DATE:    December 28, 1997


1. Services to be rendered. ASEM hereby retains GARDEX to provide the sales
   services to ASEM as a Sales Agency with the following terms.

   To be non-exclusive world-wide sales agent for all present and future
   products and services to be specified by ASEM in writing with the following

   (a). Identify customers for ASEM products and services;

   (b). Within such limitations relating to price, delivery and other key terms
        as ASEM may from time to time specify in writing, and subject to
        acceptance by ASEM (by telex or otherwise) negotiate sales contracts as
        ASEM's agent;

   (c). Monitor contract performance by the customer, including acceptance of
        delivery, payment, etc.

2. Compensation to GARDEX. For services hereunder, ASEM shall monthly
   compensation to GARDEX in respect of net export sales (outside of Taiwan),
   pay as follows:

   (a). For monthly export sales amount of less than US$3.0 million, 1% of the
        sales amount.

   (b). For monthly export sales amount of more than US$3.0 million, the
        compensation is the total of the amount calculated per (a) above plus
        0.5% of the sales amount over US$3.0 million.

   The above scheme of compensation payment is applicable from Jan. 1998 to Dec.
   1999. Compensation payment thereafter is subject to further negotiation on a
   yearly basis between ASEM and GARDEX.

   All payments to GARDEX shall be in US dollars.

   Currency conversions, where necessary, shall be based on prevailing
   free-market rates of the time the payment is earned (not at the time of
   payment) as quoted in the Wall Street Journal or other authoritative source.

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 3.  Term of Agreement. This agreement is effective from January 1, 1998 and
     shall expire on December 31, 1999 unless earlier terminated by (i) mutual
     agreement, or (ii) ASEM on at least 30 days' prior written notice with or
     without cause. Neither expiration nor termination of this Agreement shall
     terminate the obligation of ASEM to pay GARDEX for services rendered with
     respect to sales following such date that result from orders received prior
     to such date.

4.   Representative and Covenants.

     (a). GARDEX agree to use its best efforts to perform its obligations
          hereunder and to give priority to ASEM over all other customers of
          GARDEX in terms of management time, and efforts. GARDEX will not enter
          into any management consulting, sales, agency or similar relationship,
          nor engage in activities, that would result in a conflict with
          GARDEX's duties under this Agreement.

     (b). Each party will provide to the other on a regular basis such
          documentation as may reasonably be required to enable the other party
          to be assured of compliance with this Agreement, and shall permit the
          other party to inspect its books of account and other records at such
          a reasonable time as the other party may request.

     (c). All confidential information received or learned by GARDEX relating
          to ASEM's business and products shall be kept in confidence by GARDEX
          and neither used by GARDEX nor disclosed to any other person for any
          purpose outside this Agreement.

     (d). GARDEX shall make use of ASEM trademarks only as ASEM may authorize
          from time to time, and GARDEX disclaims forever any proprietary rights
          to or interest in such trademarks.

5.   Governing Law and Jurisdiction. This Agreement shall be governed and
     construed under the laws of Malaysia unless the parties agree in writing to
     voluntary arbitration the Courts in the Malaysia shall have exclusive
     jurisdiction to hear and decide any case or controversy arising out of this

     Each party consents to in personam jurisdiction over it by such courts and
     to service of process by registered mail sent to its principal business

                              ASE ELECTRONICS (M) SDN BHD.

                              BY:  /s/ David Hsiang
                                   David Hsiang

                              GARDEX INTERNATIONAL LIMITED.

                              BY:  /s/ R. Nicholls