28 Nov '17, 8am

[Mothership] Xi Jinping makes China’s toilets a key priority in boosting tourism and quality of life https://t.co/8D2X714nuK

For many tourists visiting mainland China from developed countries, osesublic toilets in China notoriously known for their stench and filth have long been an inevitable trial of anxiety and horror. To address the issue that threatened to damage the reputation of the country’s tourism industry, which earned about RMB 3.9 trillion (~S$795 billion) last year, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared a nationwide “toilet revolution” in 2015 to improve the standard of public toilets at tourist sites across the country. Advertisement The all-important toilet issue But the latest campaign is about improving the bathroom experience for the domestic populations. Official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday (Nov. 27) that Xi said public toilets throughout the country — from rural villages to urban areas — should be upgraded to help improve living standards, as the toilet issue is an ...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/11/xi-jinping-china-toilets-to...

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