When you first think of Asian drinks, your mind automatically jumps to milk tea.
But what many may not have realized is that there are tons of different drinks available right at your fingertips. All you have to do is visit your local Asian supermarket, or even hunt around your regular supermarket! You might be surprised. Here are nine asian drinks that you should get your hands on:
A school principal in Hunan province has been fired for creating a cryptocurrency mine operation in the school and raising the building’s electricity bills.
Lei Hua, a middle school principal in Chenzhou, purchased more than 10,000 yuan ($1,400) on equipment used to mine cryptocurrency. However, Hua did not realize that utility fees ran so high from running the equipment, and could not pay for them, according to Xinhua.
A 23-year-old marketing student from Bến Tre, Vietnam made history as being the first Vietnamese woman to take home the crown at the Miss Earth competition on November 3, 2018.
Phương Khanh Nguyễn beat 86 other contenders for the title and was crowned by Miss Earth 2017 Karen Santos Ibasco of the Philippines.
Talk to someone in Southern California, and they call it boba. In the midwest, it’s sometimes called tapioca. In New York, they’ll say bubble tea. But what exactly is it and where can we get some?
The word “boba” refers to the thick, black chewy toppings that one would find on the bottom of their ice cold fruity or milky drink. The bits are made with sugar and tapioca flour and was traditionally served as part of a sweet dessert in Taiwan.
A new contender has beaten China for the worst air pollution; India is now home to the 10 most polluted cities in the world.
According to the Economic Times, the problem lies in India’s struggle to pull together a national plan of action like China did back in 2016.
A man from Yunnan Province, China has been sentenced to six months in prison for managing a WeChat group that shared hundreds of pornographic videos over the course of two weeks.
The 31-year-old man, surnamed Luo, created a WeChat group called “Border Antique Auction” in February 2017 to showcase different antiques, The Paper reported via Shanghaiist.
At least 18 people have been killed and over 180 people injured after a passenger train in northeast Taiwan was derailed in the deadliest train accident in 27 years.
Japanese-American Tennis Champion, Naomi Osaka, just scored a date with her celebrity crush, and it’s all thanks to Ellen.
Back in September, Osaka was invited onto “The Ellen Degeneres Show” after her win at the U.S. Open against Serena Williams. She admitted to having a crush on actor Michael B. Jordan, known for his role in “Black Panther.”