TVI Pacific Inc.

TVI Pacific Inc.

August 11, 2008 16:38 ET

TVI Pacific Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 11, 2008) - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Queenie Lung, CA as Chief Financial Officer effective August 11, 2008. Ms. Lung, previously Controller of the Company, has been employed at TVI since 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Ms. Lung was previously a member of the management team of a large international accounting firm where she developed a strong financial reporting and corporate governance background.

About TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI)

TVI Pacific Inc. is a publicly traded Canadian mining company focused on exploring for and producing precious and base metals within district scale systems in the Philippines. The Company's interest in the Canatuan Mine and its other Philippine assets are held through TVI Resource Development (Phils.) Ltd.

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