Tea in Malaysia: Teh Tarik and Chinese Liu Pao Tea
Updated 14:09, 13-Sep-2023

Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country and is also a major tea producer in the region. Tea culture has been prevalent in Malaysia since 1405, when Zheng He, a Chinese mariner and diplomat from the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644), known for commanding expeditionary treasure voyages to Southeast Asia, brought tea from China to Malaysia.

Malaysia was the second-largest tea export destination for China in 2022. How much do you know about Teh Tarik, one of the most popular national beverages in Malaysia? Have you heard the story of Chinese Liu Pao Tea gaining popularity in Malaysia since the early 20th century? Follow CGTN's "Cup of Tea" project to learn more about it. 

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