SOURCE: Earth Dragon Resources Inc.

Earth Dragon Resources Inc.

January 13, 2011 11:51 ET

Earth Dragon Resources Appoints Geologist James Park to Board

TOKYO--(Marketwire - January 13, 2011) - Earth Dragon Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: EARH) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment, effective immediately, of noted geologist Mr. James F. Park to the Company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Park is a Certified Senior Geologist with over 25 years of progressive experience in all phases of geotechnical and mineral resource development. His background includes expertise in the areas of geotechnical management, environmental studies, water rights, economic evaluations, acquisitions, mine planning, land patenting and reserve development. He has been an independent mining consultant since 2008 and previously served as either a consulting, chief, project or exploration geologist with the following organizations: Golden Predator Corp. 11/07 - 11/08, Mining Consultant 9/93 - 11/07, Magma Gold Corp., McCabe Mine 12/88 - 8/93, NorQuest Arizona Inc., Gladiator Mine 10/87 - 12/88, Utah International Inc. Springer Mine Production 7/77 - 9/87, General Electric Co., Springer Tungsten Mine 11/75 - 7/77, APCO Oil Corporation, Wilson-Independence Mine 9/74 - 10/75, El Paso Natural Gas, Mining Division 7/72 - 8/74 and International Minerals and Chemical Corp. 3/70 - 6/72. Mr. Park is a resident of Arizona and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Geology at Western Washington University and undertook graduate studies at Arizona State University, Graduate School.

Company President & CEO Thomas Herdman comments, "We want to welcome Mr. Park to our team. His years of experience and enthusiasm for our project are aimed at providing a level of oversight and governance that we, as a growing company, will benefit from greatly. As we move ahead, we look forward to working together to ensure our development is considered, timely and effective in order to ensure we squarely meet or exceed the expectations of all current and future stakeholders."

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.

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

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