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Toilet plan fails to sit flush with squatters

Health ministry cops flak over seated loo push, with high costs and improper use among the concerns

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  • Writer: Paritta Wangkiat
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A government plan to encourage Thais to switch from squat toilets to Western-style seated thrones has been poo-pooed by respondents to a Bangkok Post survey. 

The survey found that many people prefer the squat models.

Under the Public Health Ministry's plan endorsed by the cabinet last Tuesday, all public toilets would be replaced with seated ones within three years.

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