Zheng He Commands Exploration Voyage Around Asia

Zheng He, a Muslim-born officer in the service of Emperor Yongle commanded a Chinese voyage of exploration and diplomacy in 1405. Continue reading

Trade during the Han dynasty

China and Southeast Asia initiated trade, during the Han dynasty, circa 100 CE. (Northern part of what is now Vietnam) Continue reading

Large mammal discovered since World War II

In June 1993, John Mackinnon a British zoologist and head of the Asian Bureau for Conservation in Hong Kong described Pseudoryx nghetinhenis as bovid a new species cow, based on skulls and hides. Continue reading