• Fri
  • Aug 29, 2014
  • Updated: 11:16am


Answering the (close) call of nature

There are plenty of urinals in the men's toilet in the shopping mall of a luxury development in Ho Man Tin - but there's no way they could all be used at the same time.

Saturday, 5 May, 2012, 12:00am

Helping the decision-making process

A controversial technique called 'nudging' can help people make more socially beneficial choices

A towel which doubles as a measuring tape has been developed as part of Japan's mammoth efforts to reduce its citizens' waistlines.

14 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Child-friendly toilets on the way

The government will provide child-friendly facilities in public toilets, the Legislative Council has been told.

18 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Civic Party calls for more female toilets

Sexual inequality found in public toilets in Hong Kong remains a serious problem unbefitting Hong Kong's reputation as an international city, the Civic Party said yesterday.

22 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Promoters push female urinals

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.

23 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Wiz of the whizz

When you've been shopping non-stop for eight hours or you've splurged on a grande latte, eventually the inevitable happens. And when it happens, you'd better hope that you were born a male rather than a female.

25 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Website puts Hk urinals on a pedestal

Hong Kong may not have the proudest record when it comes to toilet hygiene, but one proud reader has pointed out that we clean up when it comes to creativity.

She alerted CitySeen to Hong Kong's fine achievement of earning two spots on the list of Top 10 Most Fascinating Urinals, according to www.urinal.net.

1 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Unpleasant smell

I wonder why, in the men's changing room of the Kowloon Park sports centre as well as in the nearby toilet for men in the park, the rows of urinals have no automatic regular flushing mechanism.

Because they do not have this device, they give off a very unpleasant smell.



10 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Airport lacks convenience

I am grateful to the Airport Authority for a polite reply to my comments on the airport ('Service extension impractical' South China Morning Post, April 7). Regrettably, the authority has simply stated that everything is fine and, presumably, I was utterly mistaken. Let us review the issues.

25 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Licence rules illogical

Recently I have been assisting my wife in setting up a small food business in Yung Shue Wan on Lamma. Part of this process involved applying for a light refreshment licence through the Provisional Regional Council.

25 Jun 1999 - 12:00am