Vancouver, Canada - Mawson Resources Limited ("Mawson") TSXv -- MAW; Frankfurt - MRY. Michael Hudson, President & CEO, announces that on April 16, 2007, Mawson granted to its directors, officers, and IR consultants 970,000 stock options to purchase common shares at a price of $2.10 per share for 3 years.

On behalf of the Board,
"Michael Hudson"
Michael Hudson, President & CEO

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