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‘Toilet revolution’ to flush out China’s tourist loos

China set for 'toilet revolution'.
China set for ‘toilet revolution’. Image by emdot / CC BY 2.0

China’s tourism body has announced it will begin a campaign to clean up hygiene conditions in toilets at tourist sites around the country. Over the next three years, 33,500 new toilets will be installed and a further 25,000 will be renovated. The authorities said visitors have long complained about the conditions in toilets around China. The ‘toilet revolution’ comes as China has announced a year-on-year drop in tourism numbers. Read more: news.xinhuanet.com