Chinese public holidays2011-06-22

China has 7 legal holidays in a year, including New Year's Day, Spring Festival, Qingming Festival, May Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day.

Climate in China2011-06-22

The differences in Chinese climates are vast, depending on the location of the provinces.

Tipping2011-06-22

In China, tipping is now accepted by tourist guides and bus drivers.

Photography2011-06-22

Taking photographs or videos of military installations is prohibited. Most museums, palaces, or temples will not allow photograph to be taken.

Medical Service2011-06-22

If traveling in the countryside, there may be no appropriate medical services beyond primary health care.

Media2011-06-22

China Daily, an English-language newspaper, is published in China daily.

Telecommunication2011-06-22

Domestic mail delivery is exceedingly fast and cheap.

Health2011-06-22

There are no special requirements of short-term travelers with the exception of those coming from or via an infected area.

Foreign Currency Conversion2011-06-22

Conversion services are available in China for most foreign currencies. The Chinese bank handles conversion of the above-mentioned foreign currencies into RMB or vice versa.

Temporary Entry2011-06-22

Goods imported in China for display or demonstration at trade shows and exhibitions are exempt from Customs duty, provided they are re-exported within three months.

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