Questions tagged [asia]

For questions about ancestors in the continent of Asia. For questions only about one or several specific Asian countries, tag the country instead. Use for general questions related to this continent that do not fit into specialized sub-categories like countries or ethnic groups.

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Obtaining birth certificates from colonial Malacca/Straits Settlements

I'm looking to get a birth certificate of a family member who was (according to another relative who seemed not entirely certain) born in Malacca in the 1930s and died in Kuala Lumpur in the 1970s. ...
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Korean book listing family history for 5000 years - is this particular to a specific culture in Korea?

My manager told me today that her husband has a friend who is from Korea (I did not ask but I assume this is South Korea). She said that because that friend is the father's oldest son, the father ...
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How do I find out which group/population/part of East Asia my ancestors are from?

AncestryDNA says I am 100% East Asian. Can I use my raw DNA data to find out which specific part of East Asia my ancestors come from?