Why Taiwan

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  • 日期:2016-04-12
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Climate

Subtropical (mean temperature 18°C or 64.4°F in winter, 28°C or 82.4°F in summer)

Check the current conditions and latest weather forecast at the Central Weather Bureau.

News and Focus

Taiwan has one of the world's most vibrant media landscapes, and the press enjoys freedom of speech and publication nationwide. Freedom House -- an organization that researches and advocates for democracy, political freedom, and human rights—has consistently ranked Taiwan's media environment as "free" since 1994.

Find the latest local news and events on several of Taiwan's English-language news sites. Please note, the editorial content of some of the following media outlets do not necessarily reflect the views of the R.O.C. government.

Business Hours

  • Government:
    • Weekdays: 08:30 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:30
    • Weekends: closed
  • Business: Weekdays, 09:00 - 18:00
  • Department Stores: Open almost daily, 11:00 - 21:30
  • Shops: Open almost everyday except for the Chinese Lunar New Year. 10:00 or 11:00 - 21:00 or 22:00
  • Convenience Stores: Open daily, 24 hours a day (some stores open at 07:00 - 23:00)
  • Restaurants: Most open daily. Lunch time is about 11:00 - 14:00, dinner time is about 17:00 - 22:00 (afternoon tea at 14:00 - 17:00)

Wi-Fi Information

As demand for mobile Internet access has grown in recent years, the Executive Yuan has set up the iTaiwan service comprising nearly 7,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in selected government offices and tourist attractions. After completing a simple registration process, users can enjoy free access to 1M-bandwidth Internet at any hotspot.

In addition to iTaiwan, other city government also provides their local free Wi-Fi service to all residents and visitors.

Telecom & Telephones

I. Local Calls
When applying local phone, you will have to present personal identification, including Alien Resident Certificate, passport or driver's license, and accompanied by a native guarantee (ID Card and Health Insurance IC Card are necessary) at Service Centers in person. When making a local call, simply dial the local exchange and subscriber's no.
◎Local Call Center: 123

II. Long Distance Calls
When making a long distance call, be sure to dial "0" and the area code first, and then the subscriber's no. For example, from Taipei to Kaohsiung, you have to dial 07+xxx-xxxx ◎For more info, please visit  CHT website.

III. International Calls
You can direct-dial an international call as follows: International Prefix Code (009 or 002)+Country Code +Area Code +Telephone no. Example: From Taiwan to New York in the U.S.A.009(or 002)+1+212+ xxx+xxxx The initial "0" of the area code is usually not required when dialing international calls. For example, Tokyo's area code is "03". You only have to dial "3". 

◎Operator Toll Dialing Service: 100
◎Call Center: 0800-080100

IV. Mobile Calls
When applying mobile phone, you will have to present personal identification, including Alien Resident Certificate, passport or driver's license, and accompanied by a native guarantee (ID Card and Health Insurance IC Card are necessary) at Service Centers in person. Collocated with CHT’s Mobile telephone, you can buy an offer handset. When making a mobile phone call, simply dial the 10-digit no. Example: 09-xxxxxxxx (10 digits)
◎Call Center: 0800-080090
◎For more information, please visit emome website.

More information about telecom and telephones, please visit Living in Taiwan - Public Service.

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