The latest study suggests the common patriarch for Southeast Asia came from South China rather than India and that “there was no (corresponding) Eve”. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Blast from the East: Does Southeast Asia’s ‘Adam’ trace back to Yunnan province instead of India? Study supports new theory of region’s common ancestor

International study led by Chinese scientists traces the genetic roots of native populations in Southeast Asia back to a father figure in South China about 15,000 years ago

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The latest study suggests the common patriarch for Southeast Asia came from South China rather than India and that “there was no (corresponding) Eve”. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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