Asia Now Resources Corp.

Asia Now Resources Corp.

May 15, 2008 09:00 ET

Asia Now Operates as Usual in Yunnan

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) - Asia Now Resources Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NOW) announces that the Company operates as usual in both Habo and Beiya projects in Yunnan Province, which have not been affected by the serious earthquake that recently happened in Sichuan Province to the north.

"Although the earthquake was felt at both Habo and Beiya, "said Dr. Kaihui Yang, the President of the Company, "all the drill rigs are operating as usual at Beiya, and the work at Habo is progressing as planned".

About Asia Now Resources:

Asia Now Resources Corp. is a mineral exploration company active in China since 2002. The Company has established offices, joint ventures and a significant network with Chinese partners. Current projects include copper, gold and silver at three major projects, with drilling underway at two of these. Under the leadership of an experienced management team, the Company is taking exploration into the next phase.

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