VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 12, 2014) - Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRQ) (NASDAQ: TRQ) (TSX: TRQ) today announced that the nominees set forth in the company's management proxy circular dated March 26, 2014 were elected as directors of Turquoise Hill Resources. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which took place on May 8, 2014 in Vancouver, are set out below.

Election of Directors

According to votes received, each of the following seven nominees proposed by management were elected as a director of Turquoise Hill Resources until the next annual shareholder meeting, or until such person's successor is elected or appointed, with the following results:

Name of Nominee   Votes For   % For   Votes Withheld   % Withheld
Rowena Albones   1,671,023,972   93.0   125,580,502   7.0
Jill Gardiner   1,658,922,790   92.3   137,681,684   7.7
R. Peter Gillin   1,658,851,017   92.3   137,753,457   7.7
David Klingner   1,790,223,012   99.6  6,381,462   0.4
Kay Priestly   1,782,185,217   99.2    14,419,257   0.8
Russel C. Robertson   1,665,567,837   92.7   131,036,637   7.3
Jeffrey Tygesen   1,673,064,165   93.1   123,540,309   6.9

Final results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of shareholders will be filed on SEDAR.

About Turquoise Hill Resources
Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRQ) (NASDAQ: TRQ) (TSX: TRQ) is an international mining company focused on copper-gold and coal mines in Mongolia. The Company's primary operation is its 66% interest in the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold-silver mine in southern Mongolia. Turquoise Hill also holds a 56% interest in Mongolian coal miner SouthGobi Resources (TSX: SGQ) (HK: 1878).

Contact Information:

Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd.   
Jessica Largent
+1 604 648 3957  

Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd.  
Tony Shaffer
+1 604 648 3934