East West Resource Corporation
TSX VENTURE : EWR

East West Resource Corporation

April 16, 2008 08:51 ET

East West Strengthens Technical Team

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 16, 2008) - East West Resource Corporation (TSX VENTURE:EWR) ("East West" or "the Company") is pleased to announce Mr. Paul Neilsen has joined the company as Exploration Manager and Miss Lucy Rajnovich as Project Geologist, both based in Thunder Bay. Paul brings to the company years of experience conducting exploration for major mining companies based out of Thunder Bay. The company now has the quality technical team it needs to conduct exploration on the many newly acquired properties in the McFaulds Lake area, as well as its existing properties.

The company also announces that an officer of the company and a consultant to the company have agreed to each cancel 375,000 share purchase options. The total includes 550,000 options at $0.15 expiring February 25, 2013, and 200,000 options at $0.16 expiring March 30, 2010.

The company also announces a correction to their February 26, 2008 press release, in that the expiry date for 4,564,560 purchase option of May 13th, 2013 is incorrectly reported, and is actually February 25th, 2008.

Certain information regarding East West Resource Corporation contained herein may constitute forward looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements may include estimates, plans, expectations, opinions, forecasts, projections, guidance or other statements that are not statements of fact. Although East West Resource Corporation believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct. East West Resource Corporation cautions that actual performance will be affected by a number of factors, most of which are beyond its control, and that future events and results may vary substantially from what East West Resource Corporation currently foresees. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration results, continued availability of capital and financing and general economic, market or business conditions. The forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The information contained herein is stated as of the current date and subject to change after that date.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

M.J. (Moe) Lavigne, President and CEO

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