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China Gold International Receives Top Honor

Thursday, June 09, 2011

China Gold International Receives Top Honor08:30 EDT Thursday, June 09, 2011VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 9, 2011) - China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd. (TSX:CGG)(HK:2099) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has received a 2011 National May 1st Labor Award for its operations at the Jiama copper polymetallic mine (Jiama Mine). The Company was one of the few enterprises in Tibet Autonomous Region (Tibet) to receive this award. The National May 1st Labor Award is sponsored by the China Federation of Trade Unions and is a title of honor in recognition of companies who have made outstanding contributions to the socialist political, economic, and cultural construction in China. The Federation grants the award to companies who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in technology and management innovation and notable contributions to economic and social development. For the Company, this represents recognition of the high performance of its management team, its efforts to develop and operate the Jiama Mine in a technologically-advanced and environmentally sustainable manner and its efforts to foster harmonious relations with the local community. The Company is also pleased to announce that the 2011 drilling program for the Jiama Mine has commenced.About China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd.:The Company is a mineral development company focused on acquisitions, exploration, development, mining and processing of gold and other non-ferrous metals. The Company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CGG) and the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEx:2099). The Company has been designated as the overseas flagship vehicle of China National Gold, the only gold producer in China directly controlled by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council.Forward-looking statementsCertain statements made herein, and other statements relating to matters that are not historical facts and statements of our beliefs, intentions and expectations about developments, results and events which will or may occur in the future, constitute "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. Forward-looking information and statements are typically identified by words such as "anticipate", "could", "should", "expect", "seek", "may", "intend", "likely", "plan", "estimate", "will", "believe" and similar expressions suggesting future outcomes or statements regarding an outlook. All such forward-looking information and statements are based on certain assumptions and analysis made by China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd.'s management in light of their experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors management believes are appropriate in the circumstances. These statements, however, are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking information or statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements include those described under the heading "Risks and Uncertainties" elsewhere in the Company's MD&A filed at The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information or statements. Except as required by law the Company does not assume the obligation to revise or update these forward looking statements after the date of this document or to revise them to reflect the occurrence of future, unanticipated events.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Frank LagigliaChina Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd.Investor Relations