Southern Arc Minerals Inc.: Resumption of Drilling Program at Pelangan, West Lombok

Tue May 24, 2011 8:31am EDT

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Southern Arc Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SA) is pleased to announce that
Southern Arc's project staff have held successful meetings with local
government officials and community leaders to ensure a common
understanding of the Company's drilling program at all levels within the
community. After the brief interruption the drilling program at Pelangan
will be fully resumed over the next several days.

    On behalf of the Board of Southern Arc Minerals Inc. 

    John Proust, Chairman and CEO 

    Forward Looking Statements

    This news release contains forward looking statements relating to
expected or anticipated future events and operations, timing of projects
and anticipated results that are forward looking in nature and, as a
result, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, such as general
economic, market and business conditions, the regulatory process and
actions, technical issues, new legislation, competitive and general
economic factors and conditions, the uncertainties resulting from
potential delays or changes in plans, the occurrence of unexpected
events, and the company's capability to execute and implement future
plans. Actual results achieved may vary from the information provided
herein as a result of numerous known and unknown risks and uncertainties
and other factors. There is no representation by the company that actual
results achieved during the forecast period will be the same in whole or
in part as that forecast. 

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such term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Southern Arc Minerals Inc.
John G. Proust, Chairman and CEO
(604) 676-5241
(604) 676-5246 (FAX)

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