Pacific Asia China Energy Inc.

Pacific Asia China Energy Inc.

April 10, 2006 15:31 ET

Pacific Asia China Energy Inc. Appoints Additional Advisory Board Member

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 10, 2006) - PACIFIC ASIA CHINA ENERGY INC. ("PACE") (TSX VENTURE:PCE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sam Zhang to the Advisory Board of the company.

Sam Zhang has over sixteen years experience in China and Australia commodity sectors while working for Glencore and Trafigura. He has been involved in physical trading in commodities such as iron ore, oil, gas, copper, zinc, etc., and hedging of commodities and covered arbitrage between Shanghai and international commodity futures markets.

Mr. Zhang worked in both China (Beijing and Shanghai) and Australia, giving him a valuable perspective on the commodity producers and consumers in China, the commodity producers in Australia and the important commodity trade between Australia and China. Mr. Zhang obtained his BSc from Qinghua University and MSc in Economics from People's University in China. He currently resides in Beijing, China and consults to an investment group based in Hong Kong.

Dev Randhawa, President and CEO, comments, "We are very pleased to have Mr. Zhang join our team. His experience in various commodities and strong understanding of the Chinese markets, as well as his network will help PACE in its CBM development plans."

PACIFIC ASIA CHINA ENERGY INC. is a Canadian based resource company specializing in the strategic development of Coal Bed Methane projects in China. Common Shares of PACIFIC ASIA CHINA ENERGY INC. are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "PCE".


Dev Randhawa, President and CEO

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