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ASIAdocument.write(“” + m[today.getMonth()+1]+ ” “+ today.getDate()+”, ” + theYear + ” “);HOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperChina Daily Global PDFChina Daily Global E-paperOpinion / Forum TrendsEditorialsOp-EdColumnistsContributorsCartoonsSpecialsFrom the PressForum TrendsTalk from streetDebateEditors Pick:Syrian refugeescyberspaceV-Day paradeshrimp scandalTPPSquat or sit?(bbs.chinadaily.com.cn) Updated:2015-11-28 08:31Comments Print Mail Large Medium SmallEditors note: China is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world among foreign travelers. However, one thing that many people find surprising when they first get to China is the squat toilet. “Squat or sit” may be the biggest question of all and a large part of what keeps tourists from travelling out of their fear of the unfamiliar. Here, readers share some of their experiences with this issue.Anne Ruisi (expat from America living in Beijing)I grew up in the US, so I never learned how to squat and do my business. It can be a challenge when youre out in public to find a pedestal-type Western” commode instead of the ubiquitous squatty potty found in most facilities.Sometimes I do find Western toilets when Im out and about and sometimes I dont. If there isnt one, I do the best I can.Until a short time ago, none of my office restrooms had a Western commode, so most times when nature called, I had to leave the building and go to either a nearby restaurant or café. The wait staff loved me – I felt obligated to buy something to use the facilities. We now have 1 Western toilet in the office. Its on another floor but well worth taking a flight of steps.A Korean official inspects the facilities in a primary school. [Photo/IC]Previous Page1 2 3 4 5 Next PagePrevious Page1 2 3 4 5 Next Page8.03KMost Viewed Todays Top NewsRide the innovation wagon to a green futureThe ethics and business of cloningSummit to promote sustainable developmentUS unwise to play alliance card against ChinaBeijing needs more green carsForum Trends12 stories that touched the heart in 2015Squat or sit?To eat or not to eat processed meat?Building world-class universities in ChinaShould exam cheaters be sent to jail?Should you pay your children to do chores?Should grandparents be paid for babysitting?ColumnistsUS unwise to play alliance card against ChinaParis a test of world leaders resolveFeatured ContributorsAustralian bias against Chinese investmentChina Africa relations – 60 years after BandungStar BloggersTrust and fear in Chinese education By TedMMany teachers in China must do as they are told and achieve high results with their students or face deduction of salary or dismissal.Im not fluff By teamkrejadosI know what this school hired me to do; they hired me to be fluff. They hired me to be panache.The inscrutable Chinese By KIyerThis article is based on some stereotypes of Western and Eastern people that are generalizations. I believe individuals should be judged for what they are.SpecialSino-US love storiesGlobal views on Chinas WWII anniversaryGap years: A choice for young Chinese…| About China Daily | Advertise on Site | Contact Us | Job Offer | Expat Employment |Copyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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