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Japanese Councilwoman Kicked Out of Assembly for Eating a Cough Drop

Yuka Ogata, the Japanese councilwoman forced out of the assembly hall after bringing her baby last year, was again kicked out of a plenary session for sucking a cough drop while speaking.

The incident last Friday had council members in Kumamoto, southern Japan deliberating over an appropriate punishment for eight hours, while the actual meeting was estimated to last for only two hours.

Chinese Kids Grew Up With This ‘Ancient’ Cough Remedy, Now New Yorkers are Obsessed With It

Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa cough syrup

Chinese pharmaceutical firm Kingworld Medicines Group saw its shares skyrocket Monday after it was revealed that New Yorkers have been buying a significant amount of its popular cough syrup.

The Hong Kong-listed company’s stock closed with over a 27% increase Monday following an article that was published last week by the Wall Street Journal discussing the popularity of “Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa cough syrup.”