EDITOR: | May 23rd, 2013

Asia Now Resources Corp. Announces Changes to Board of Directors

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May 23, 2013 — TORONTO, ONTARIO (Source: Marketwired) — Asia Now Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NOW) (“ANR” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Wenjin Yang to the board of directors of the Company.

Dr. Wenjin Yang is Chief Financial Officer and Director of Yunnan Dong Xin Mineral Exploration Company Limited and Yunnan Now Mineral Exploration Company Limited, being Asia Now’s two joint venture companies in China, since March 2011. He also has responsibility for setting up the budget control system and management information system for a number of Lippo Group’s subsidiaries in China from September 2008 to present. He was previously an Executive Vice President of Putian University, China, supporting the establishment of a number of disciplines including engineering school, management school and medical school, from 2003 to 2008. As a Senior Professor, Dr. Wenjin Yang also delivered various courses including “Budget Controls on Management of Medium-Small Businesses” and “Mineral Resource and Environmental Geochemistry”. Dr. Wenjin Yang received a Ph.D. in mineral resources from University of Quebec, Canada and was a research fellow there. He received his Bachelor Degree in geochemistry at Beijing University and Master Degree in mineral resources at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, both located in the People’s Republic of China. At the upcoming annual and special meeting of shareholders of the Company on June 26, 2013, Dr. Wenjin Yang will be a nominee of China Gold Pte. Ltd, the Company’s largest shareholder.

Dr. Wenjin Yang’s appointment fills a vacancy on the board of directors of the Company, following Dr. Kaihui Yang’s resignation as a director which the Company announces took place on May 21, 2013. The board wishes to thank Dr. Kaihui Yang for his contribution to the Company and wishes him well in his future endeavours.

About Asia Now Resources:

Asia Now Resources Corp. is a mineral exploration company active in China since 2002. The Company has established offices, joint ventures and a significant network with Chinese partners. Current projects include lead, copper, gold and silver at two major projects, Beiya and Habo, both in China. ANR currently holds an indirect 72% interest in the Beiya North Property with the option of increasing such indirect interest to 90%. The Beiya North Property consists of a joint venture with Yunnan Non-Ferrous Resources Group Company Limited. ANR is currently earning a 54% indirect interest in the Habo South Property (with the possibility increasing such indirect interest to 70%) in a second joint venture with Yunnan Gold Mining Group Corporation Limited. The Beiya North Property and the Habo South Property are the two key projects that ANR is exploring in China. For more information, please visit www.asianow.ca.

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements. We have tried, whenever possible, to identify these forward-looking statements using words such as “anticipates”, “believes”, “estimates”, “expects”, “plans”, “intends”, “potential”, “may” and other similar expressions. These statements reflect our current belief and are based upon currently available information. Accordingly, such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which could cause ANR’s actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such statements. We undertake no obligation to update or advise in the event of any change, addition or alteration to the information contained in this news release including such forward-looking statements, unless otherwise required under applicable law.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


Raj Shah

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