VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 21, 2011) - East Asia Minerals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:EAS) (the "Company") wishes to announce that it has entered into a stock option agreement granting the right and option to purchase 250,000 common shares of the Company at $2.41 per share exercisable in whole or in part on or before five years from July 21, 2011.

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Contact Information:

East Asia Minerals Corporation
Michael Hawkins
President and CEO Vancouver
+1-604-684-2183
hawkins@eaminerals.com

East Asia Minerals Corporation
Nick Kohlmann
Corporate Communications Toronto
+1-416-792-8734
kohlmann@eaminerals.com

East Asia Minerals Corporation
Mark Patchett
Investor Relations Vancouver
+1-604-637-8154
patchett@eaminerals.com
www.EAminerals.com