Japan heading for toilet diplomacy


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  • Saturday, 16 May 2015

TOILET DIPLOMACY: The government will consider installing more high-tech toilets in areas frequented by tourists, such as airports, the Yomiuri said.

TOKYO: Japan is readying to lift the lid on what could be its most effective global marketing gimmick yet: the high-tech toilet seat. 

Few foreign visitors make it through their first day in Japan without singing the praises of this epitome of Japanese know-how; a contraption that offers both comforting warmth and a frighteningly accurate bidet jet. 

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