August 28, 2009 Philex Gold reported on its Philippines operations for the six months ended June 30, 2009. At Bulawan gold mine a total of twenty one drillholes having an aggregate meterage of 5,807 meters were completed during the first semester of 2009 within the five Vista Alegre Copper prospects; Drilling operations were suspended on May 2009 to concentrate on data compilation,
processing and analysis for resource estimation. At the Sibutad copper - gold - silver project all drilling operations were suspended on May 2009 to concentrate on data consolidation, processing and analysis.
August 29, 2008 Reported that at the Nagtalay prospect three diamond drill rigs and one reverse circulation rig are working on mineralization.
April 29, 2008 Reported drill hole intercepts at its Nagtalay Prospect in Negros Island. Hole NSD-11 cut 162 m of dacite porphyry breccia at 3.0 g/t gold from 129 m.