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1 March, 2012: Sino Resources' Richard Hughes to Speak at Jewelry Fair Korea 2012

Hong Kong, 1 March, 2012 – World-renowned ruby and sapphire expert, Richard W. Hughes, will speak at the up-coming Jewelry Fair Korea 2012 in Seoul on Friday, April 20. This lecture is being co-organized by Korea's GIA Alumni Association.

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16 February, 2012: Sino Resources' announces InSapphire line of sapphire accent pens

Hong Kong 16 February, 2012: Sino Resources, one of the world's leading producers of sapphires, announces the release of their InSapphire line of sapphire accent pens. Each pen features one or more genuine sapphire accents sourced from the company's mines in Australia and Laos.

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4 November, 2011: Sino Resources supports "The 10th Annual Charity Carnival" in Shanghai

Hong Kong, 4 November, 2011 – SinoRMC donated a number of large carat sapphires as in-kind sponsorship to the Charity. These sapphires will be auctioned and proceeds will go to helping children in China suffering from congenital heart diseases.

28 October, 2011: Sino Resources' Richard Hughes to Speak at Mines-to-Market Conference in Jaipur

Hong Kong, 28 October, 2011 – World-renowned ruby and sapphire expert, Richard W. Hughes, will speak at the up-coming Colored Gemstone Mines to Market 2011 Conference in Jaipur, India. The conference will be held between 2–4 November 2011 and is being hosted by The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council of India.

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1 October, 2011: Sino Resources' Recognized for Community Service

Hong Kong, 1 October, 2011 – Sino Resources Mining Corporation (SinoRMC) has been named one of the recipients of the "Talent-Wise Recruitment" Award Scheme. This marks the first year that SinoRMC has been recognized with this distinction for its commitment to community service and civic engagement.

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11 October, 2010: Sapphire Expert Richard Hughes joins Sino Resources

Hong Kong, 11 October, 2010 – Sino Resources Mining Corporation (SinoRMC) today announced the appointment of gemstone expert Richard W. Hughes as CEO of the Sapphminco Division, and Senior Vice President of SinoRMC. This move will strengthen the Group's position as one of the world's largest sapphire producers. Based in Hong Kong, Richard will report to SinoRMC's CEO, Simon Hsu.

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10 May, 2010: Sino Resources raises HK$250,000 for "Mother's Choice" charity

Hong Kong, 10 May, 2010 – On Friday, May 7th, at a festive fundraiser party and live charity auction at the Marriot Hotel in Hong Kong, Sino Resources Mining Corporation (SRMC) presented Mother's Choice with a 6.28 carat natural gem quality sapphire, that was live auctioned for HK$250,000 (US$32,100). The generous auction result of this unique sapphire attests to the quality and beauty of the sapphire. Proceeds from festive fundraiser party and live charity auction will go towards the operating costs of the various projects that Mother's Choice undertakes in Hong Kong.

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12 April, 2010: Sino Resources sets a great example for the international gem mining industry

Hong Kong, 12 April, 2010 – Sino Resources Mining Corporation (SRMC) today announced the company has completed its original agreement with local government in Bokeo, Laos to settle compensation from previous mine operators. In a bold step and to keep up with its environmental achievement, SRMC believed it is necessary to show commitment to the local community by rectifying environmental damage caused by previous mine owners.

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