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  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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  • Japan sniffs at Taiwan's toilet culture

    Japan sniffs at Taiwan's toilet culture

    Unlike people in other Asian countries, the Japanese, known for their scrupulously hygienic habits of maintaining odor-free bathrooms with clean surfaces, are usually shocked by the variety of toilet cultures they encounter when they travel to other countries. For instance, Japanese tourists are said to be frequently distressed at the lack of clean public toilet facilities in Taiwan. In ...

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  • Yang Chuantang (楊傳堂)

    Yang Chuantang (楊傳堂)

    Yang Chuantang is China's minister of transport. A native of Yucheng, Shandong province, he joined the CPC in 1976. Yang began his career in Shandong ...