Chinese archaeologists think they might be close to finding the remains of Ming dynasty Admiral Zheng He’s legendary lost fleet and maybe even its treasures. Illustration: Handout

Hunt for Ming dynasty admiral Zheng He’s lost treasure ship heats up in Indian Ocean

Study off coast of Sri Lanka, where massive vessel that was part of Chinese adventurer’s fleet sank 600 years ago, has delivered ‘positive results’

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Chinese archaeologists think they might be close to finding the remains of Ming dynasty Admiral Zheng He’s legendary lost fleet and maybe even its treasures. Illustration: Handout
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Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen investigates major research projects in China, a new power house of scientific and technological innovation. He has worked for the Post since 2006. He is an alumnus of Shantou University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Semester at Sea programme which he attended with a full scholarship from the Seawise Foundation.