Asian Index, Ricepaper 18.11 min read

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Asian Index, by Kristin Cheung.
Published in Ricepaper 18.1

Ricepaper brings back one of our most popular departments that was inaugurated in Volume 17: the Asian Index!

Air Canada’s Shanghai to Toronto Flight number: AC88
KLM’s Hong Kong to Amsterdam Flight number: KL888
United Airlines’ Beijing to San Francisco Flight number: UA888
Air Astana’s Beijing to Almaty, Kazakhstan Flight number: KC888
Number of floors in each of the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia: 88
Volume number of Ricepaper’s 2013 issues: 18

Number of pho restaurants in Richmond Hill, ON according to Urban Spoon: 111
Number of pho restaurants in Richmond, VA according to Urban Spoon: 11
The number of pho resturants in Hanoi, Vietnam according to Urban Spoon: N/A
Average price of pho in North America: $5.00
Average price of pho in Korea and Japan: $10
Average price of pho in Vietnam: $1.75
Pho was invented: approximately 1890
The word “pho” was added to the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary: 2007

First K-POP album released: 1925
Women win the right to vote in Newfoundland: 1925
First pop song was written by Korean composer: 1929
Women first allowed to become Canadian Senators: 1929
Asia Music Forum launched: 1980
First female Speaker of the House of Commons in Canada: 1980


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