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General Information


Climate:
กด June in Taiwan is summer and can be sunny or cloudy/rainy. The average temperature is 25 degrees Celsius.

Currency:
กด The currency in Taiwan is New Taiwan dollar. Please check your local bank or a currency exchange rate website for the right exchange rates. Certain hotels in Taiwan may have exchange service. However, visitors are strongly advised to exchange local currency before departure or at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.
กด Visa, MasterCard and American Express are commonly accepted in stores.

Voltage:
กด Taiwan operates on 110V 60Hz electric current. 2-hole flat blades are most commonly used. Flat blades with round grounding pin can also be seen. Visitors are encouraged to bring voltage converters or transformers if necessary.

Emergencies:
กด In case of Emergency, dial 110 or 119. You do not need to pay for the call.

Food:
กด Traditionally, Taiwanese food relies on meat, seafood, vegetables and fruits.
กด Some meals are included with the registration fee.
กด People with special dietary needs should indicate such needs upon registration.

Language:
กด English is the official Symposium language.
กด Official Languages in Taiwan: Mandarin and Taiwanese.

Students:
กด To qualify for the student rate, you must upload a proof of student status (a dated letter from your supervisor).

Tours:
กด Sightseeing will be offered for a fee.

Transportation:
กด Please visit:
http://www.taoyuanairport.gov.tw/english/transportation/bus_e.jsp
กด How to get to Academia Sinica:
http://www.ifs.sinica.edu.tw/item4-1.html

 

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