Vancouver, BC - May 7, 2010 - AsiaBaseMetals Inc. (the "Company") (TSX-V: ABZ) announces that Mr. Jerry Minni and Ms. Terrylene Penstock have each tendered their resignations as directors of the Company, effective immediately, in order to devote the time required to manage their other business commitments. However, Mr. Minni and Ms. Penstock have both agreed to continue as consultants of the Company. In addition, Mr. Jerry Minni has tendered his resignation as the Company's Chief Financial Officer in order to devote the time required to manage his other business commitments. Mr. Wylie Hui, C.A. has been appointed the CFO of the Company, effective immediately, to fill the vacancy resulting from Mr. Minni's resignation.
"On behalf of the Board and the shareholders of the Company, I would like to thank Mr. Minni and Ms. Penstock for their dedication, commitment and significant contributions to AsiaBaseMetals. The Company looks forward to their continued contributions in their new roles with the Company." said Mr. Raj Chowdhry, the Company's President & CEO.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
"RAJ I. CHOWDHRY"
Raj Chowdhry, C.A.
President & CEO
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