Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. - GQM

May 25, 2010

TORONTO, May 25 /CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC):

Issuer Name: Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd.
    TSX Ticker Symbol: GQM
    Time of Halt: 8:28 ET
    Reason for Halt: Pending News

For further information: contact - IIROC Inquiries (416) 646-7299 - * Please note that IIROC is not able to provide any additional information regarding a specific trading halt. Information is limited to general enquiries only.