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Xi going national with his 'toilet revolution'

Initiative seen aimed at winning acclaim as a caring leader

Much to foreign visitors' relief, the public restrooms in tourist areas of China have improved greatly in recent years.

BEIJING -- Rural China should not be left behind in the push to improve public toilets, President Xi Jinping has declared in the wake of a successful campaign to bring modern restrooms to tourist areas and major cities.

Xi's instruction to take the "toilet revolution" nationwide was reported as an "important directive" on the 7:00 news Monday evening by the official China Central Television.

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