SOURCE: Earth Dragon Resources Inc.

Earth Dragon Resources Inc.

January 14, 2011 11:56 ET

Earth Dragon Resources Appoints Business Consultant Christine Salvesen to Board of Directors

TOKYO--(Marketwire - January 14, 2011) - Earth Dragon Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: EARH) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment, effective immediately, of Christine L. Salvesen to the Company's Board of Directors.

Christine brings over 12 years of experience with the University of Arizona, an internationally renowned four-year research university. Christine has progressively responsible experience planning, analyzing, developing innovative programs, and implementing marketing plans. Christine has served as a Director of Academic Success and Achievement at the U of A since 2009, setting new national standards while strategically managing several key programs and administering programmatic budgets. From 2005 to 2008, she was the Assistant Director for The Disability Resource Center where she was charged with evaluating programs, managing a team and implementing strategic enhancements. Christine is consistently sought out for national programs and to chair and present at conferences. Christine brings to Earth Dragon her exceptional ability to construct and facilitate cohesive teams, interface with public agencies and institutions. Her exceptional communicative and management ability are certain to enhance Earth Dragon's strategic goals. Christine holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Masters of Arts, Educational Psychology.

Company President & CEO Thomas Herdman notes, "We are impressed with Christine's enthusiasm and energy combined with her background, clear abilities, focus and effective approach to business management. With her appointment, we are well on the way to building a Board that should prove highly effective as we grow our Company."

Additional details regarding the Company and its agreements are filed as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") EDGAR database.

ABOUT EARTH DRAGON RESOURCES, INC. (OTCBB: EARH)
Earth Dragon Resources is a mineral exploration company with a strategic focus on the purchase, development and production of high quality end-stage gold projects.

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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Earth Dragon Resources, Inc.
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Thomas W. Herdman, President & CEO

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