LGL declares dividend

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LIHIR Gold Ltd (LGL) declared a final dividend of US$0.015 (K0.041) per ordinary share yesterday as it announced its financial report for the year ending Dec 31, 2009.
The record date for the dividend is March 2, 2010 and not Feb 25, as previously advised.
Shareholders with a registered address in Australia, Papua New Guinea (PNG), New Zealand, the US or Canada will receive their dividend in the currency of the country where they are registered.
Shareholders with addresses outside these countries will receive the dividend in US currency.
“Please note that as LGL is a PNG-registered company, the dividend will be subject to PNG withholding tax at the rate of 10%  and will be unfranked. The dividend will be paid on March 31,” LGL said.