East Asia Minerals Corporation
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East Asia Minerals Corporation

February 05, 2010 11:26 ET

East Asia Named by TSX Venture Exchange as One of the TSX Venture 50

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 5, 2010) - East Asia Minerals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:EAS) is pleased to report that the TSX Venture Exchange today announced that East Asia Minerals has been named as one of the TSX Venture 50, a ranking of strong performers listed on TSX Venture Exchange. TSX Venture 50 is comprised of 10 emerging companies in five industry sectors that have been identified as leaders in Canada's public venture market.

"It is an honour to be named as part of this year's TSX Venture 50," said Michael Hawkins, President and CEO of East Asia Minerals Corporation. "Our listing on the TSX Venture Exchange has provided us with the ideal environment to meet our growth goals and objectives."

The 2010 TSX Venture 50 were selected based on four equally weighted criteria that include return on investment, trading, analyst coverage and market capitalization growth in Mining, Oil & Gas, Cleantech, Diversified Industries, and Technology and Life Sciences sectors.

"We are pleased to celebrate the 2010 TSX Venture 50," said John McCoach, President, TSX Venture Exchange. "These outstanding companies are proven leaders in their respective sectors and we are proud to have them listed on TSX Venture Exchange. We wish them all continued success."

About East Asia Minerals Corporation
East Asia Minerals (TSX VENTURE:EAS) is an Asian-based, Canadian mineral exploration company with gold and copper exploration properties in Indonesia, and uranium exploration properties in Mongolia. In Indonesia the Company has a 70 to 85% interest in six advanced gold and gold-copper properties located in Aceh Province, Sumatra, and Sangihe Island, North Sulawesi. Three of these, the Miwah, Sangihe (Binebase-Bawone) and Barisan 1 (Abong) gold projects, are being advanced to define NI43-101 compliant resources. The Company owns eight uranium properties, including the advanced Ingiin-Nars, Ulaan Nuur and Enger uranium projects, and two phosphate properties in Mongolia. East Asia currently has 71,127,372 shares outstanding. Its shares are listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "EAS".

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