(MANILA, PHILIPPINES) – Philex Mining Corporation, one of the oldest and largest copper and gold producers in Southeast Asia, and a leader in right and responsible mining in the country, was once again recognized as a top-performing publicly-listed company under the ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard (ACGS) in awarding ceremonies held at the Conrad Manila. On hand to receive the award from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) was Philex Director Atty. Marilyn A. Victorio-Aquino, center, together with, from left to right: Kristine N. Navalta, Investor Relations Supervisor; Danny Y. Yu, Chief Finance Officer and Senior Vice-President for Finance, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Governance Officer; Paraluman M. Navarro, Assistant Vice-President for Corporate Finance; and Paul C. Cheah, Investor Relations Manager. This was not the first time that Philex was recognized by the ACGS for its outstanding corporate governance. Philex Mining Corporation shares the distinction with other ACGS awardees in the MVP Group of Companies such as PLDT, Meralco, and Metro Pacific Investments Corporation. 30