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  1. Relief for women- half a century on

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Who hasn't experienced the misery of having to wait in line to answer the call of nature from time to time? For women, the experience may be even more frustrating. Inadequate female toilets and longer usage time mean they often have to endure a longe ...

  2. Public toilets lacking soap, paper

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam One in 10 public washrooms do not have soap dispensers installed, officials revealed yesterday. Government figures show that of the 3,509 public toilets in Hong Kong, 368 do not have sensor-activated or manual soap dispensers and 556 do not have electric hand dryers. 'So many toilets lack the basic hygienic facilities and so many people use these public ...

  3. Promoters push female urinals

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joey Kwok Toilet promoters believe the female urinal could halve queues at women's toilets in the city. The device will feature in an exhibition of more than 30 toilets through the ages, which opens tomorrow at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. T ...

  4. Talk back

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Where would you like to get married? I am so happy that legislation allows marriage to be solemnised outside marriage registries for the first time. For me, I would like to get married at KFC. Maybe most kids would like to have a birthday party there, b ...

  5. Top-notch Tai Po toilet more like a temple

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wang Yiji Public convenience cost $2.8 million and is tourist attraction in its own right Looking more like a temple than a toilet, the $2.8 million public convenience built near the famous Tai Po Wishing Tree has become a tourist attraction in its own ri ...

  6. Facilities for disabled not good enough, says adviser

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... is inside the regular toilet?' Ms Au hopes the government will update the rules to specify that toilets for the disabled must be separate from regular washrooms. Civic Party legislator Fernando ...


    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo 'Our advice is not to use toilet paper to wipe your mouth and nose.' Connie Lau Yin-hing, deputy chief executive of the Consumer Council, warning that unused toilet rolls may be a bacteria breeding ground once they have been unpacked and left in moist places such as washrooms 'If one day [my wife] turned around and asked me not to climb, I would quit ...

  8. Beijing doesn't need a bomb-proof toilet, says detective

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang An 800,000-yuan bomb-proof public toilet in Beijing is totally unnecessary, according to a top city criminal investigator. The 15-tonne toilet is in the heart of Beijing's Zhongguancun 'Silicon Valley' area. With 30cm-thick walls ...

  9. The city's best spots if you're caught short...

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fion Li... and four of the worst if there's no other choice The city's cleanest and most vile public loos were named yesterday after the first poll of its kind by toilet experts and users. The Repulse Bay Beach public convenience won the 'M ...

  10. Fear of public squat toilets confines elderly to homes

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Answering the call of nature is easy for most of us, but for the elderly in Central and Western District using public toilets can be so frightening they dare not leave home. Lee Sun is one of many elderly residents who shared his terrible public ...




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