| ||Mon Jun 19, 2006|
Gordon McCreary elected to Asia Now's board of directors
| ||Asia Now Resources Corp. (TSXV: NOW) is pleased to announce the election of Gordon McCreary to its board of directors at the Company's Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders held June 15, 2006. Mr. McCreary joins Philip S. Martin, Douglas Scharf, Lord John Taylor of Warwick, Noel White and Kaihui Yang on the board, all of whom were re-elected at the shareholders' meeting.|
Mr. McCreary is President and Chief Executive Officer of Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation. A mining engineer with 30 years experience in the mining industry, he also earned a Masters of Business Administration from Queen's University.
The Company also announces that it has granted to a director an option to purchase up to 200,000 shares of the Company's capital stock at $0.28 per share, that being the closing price of the shares on the TSX Venture Exchange on June 15, 2006. The options are exercisable until June 15, 2011.
About Asia Now Resources
Asia Now Resources Corp. is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused solely on projects in the People's Republic of China. The Company's shares were listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on March 6, 2006, concurrent with a $5.1-million financing to conduct exploration, including diamond drilling, on four properties in China. To learn more about Asia Now, please visit our web site at www.asianow.ca.
Philip Martin, Executive Chairman
James Borland, Executive Vice President
Shares Outstanding: 48,036,988
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for this news release.
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