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Saigon to Add High-End Public Toilets

In what can only be described as exciting news, city authorities have launched a pilot program to add ‘5-star’ public toilets to the busy streets of Saigon. 

Under the pilot program, organized by the HCMC People’s Committee and Transport Department, 11 of these toilets will be built with the first 3 competed by Tet.

The facilities, which will be paired with ATMs (banks are sponsoring the project) are meant to provide relief for locals and tourists alike at a cost of VND800 million each.

According to Nguyen Huu Tin, deputy chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee, the facilities will be equipped with the most advanced sanitary equipment and, “meet regulations on urban landscape beautification, environmental protection, wastewater treatment, lighting, and air ventilation.”

The toilets will be built in bust downtown areas such as, 23/9 Park, Tao Dan Park, and Le Van Tam Park in District 1; Gia Dinh Park in Go Vap District; Cho Lon Coach Station in District 5; and Dam Sen Coach Station in District 11.

Please try your best to control your excitment, lest you require a public toilet.

[Tuoi Tre // Photo via nareas]

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