VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/24/12 -- East Asia Minerals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: EAS) ("EAS" or the "Company") announces that Dave Anthony has been appointed to the Board of Directors.
Further to the Company's news release of December 11, 2012, in which it was announced that Mr. Anthony was stepping down as the Chief Operating Officer and agreed to become a director when a position became available, the Company now announces that such a board position was made available and Mr. Anthony was appointed on December 20, 2012. This opening became available as Jay Chmelauskas resigned from the Board to pursue other personal endeavors. The Company thanks Mr. Chmelauskas for his time and service to the Board and wishes him the best in the future.
Mr. Anthony will continue to provide his extensive expertise in mineral exploration, development and operations at the Board level. His hands-on experience with the Company's Indonesian operations will prove to be very useful to the company's vision for future growth.
Edward Rochette commented, "We are very happy to have secured the continued use of Dave's experience and knowledge and we welcome him to the Board in our aim to further the Company's mission and mandate to develop the Company's Indonesian assets and build real value for its shareholders."
About East Asia Minerals Corporation
East Asia Minerals (TSX VENTURE: EAS) is an Asian-based, Canadian mineral exploration company with gold and copper exploration properties in Indonesia, and uranium exploration properties in Mongolia. In Indonesia, the Company has a 70% to 85% interest in three advanced gold and gold-copper properties located in Aceh Province, Sumatra, and Sangihe Island, North Sulawesi. The Company owns six uranium properties, including the advanced Ingiin-Nars, Ulaan Nuur and Enger uranium projects, and two phosphate properties in Mongolia. Its shares are listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "EAS".
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, visit the Company's website at www.EAminerals.com.
On Behalf of East Asia Minerals Corporation:
Edward Rochette, Chairman & CEO
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East Asia Minerals Corporation
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