Asia Now Resources Corp.

Asia Now Resources Corp.

March 09, 2009 13:45 ET

Dr. Noel White Becomes Asia Now's Chief Technical Advisor

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 9, 2009) - Asia Now Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NOW) announced today that Dr. Noel White is taking on the role of Chief Technical Advisor and will step down from Asia Now's board of directors. Douglas Scharf, Chairman, stated "The Board has reluctantly accepted Dr. White's resignation. His contribution as a director of Asia Now was outstanding."

Dr. White is a founder of Asia Now and has invested over 5 years in building the Company. During this time, Dr. White has been an active and key member of the Asia Now team as both a director and consultant to the Company. He has been instrumental in the Company's development from a private exploration company to a public company, helping develop it with world class standards of operation through aggressive exploration programs on the key projects in China.

Dr. White has made it very clear that he is not departing from Asia Now, especially at this critical juncture where the Beiya and Habo projects are demonstrating great value. Dr. White has determined that his energy and time would be better spent focusing on helping the Company advance its exploration., both by advancing existing projects, and evaluating potential opportunities.

Dr White commented: "My commitment to Asia Now's projects and continuing development is undiminished. This change in role will allow me to balance the needs of Asia Now with my personal affairs. My opinion of Asia Now's prospects has never been stronger, and I am pleased to be an enduring part of it."

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 has a sound balance sheet and sufficient working capital to take exploration into the next phase.

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