Luisa Tam
Luisa Tam

SCMP Columnist

My Hong Kong by Luisa Tam

Frequent bathroom breaks seen as a sign of laziness in China – but that’s not why a company fined shift workers for using toilet more than once

  • A firm in China faced backlash after it fined workers for a second toilet break in an eight-hour shift. Frequent toilet use makes you a shirker, Chinese say
  • That’s not all that Chinese believe about toilets. Keep the bathrom door open and you could lose your fortune, as feng shui equates water with wealth