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Kaohsiung. A Community Guide.
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& CHERN ATTORNEYS 8/99
WAVES RADIO 8/99
(Ares Company) 5/99
ICRT RADIO LINK 1/2000
Royal Bank of Canada
#84 Hsinchung Road. 1st Floor
Hsin Hsing District
Computer Sales & Service
Ask for Loretta (English speaker)
If you walk south on Fushing Road from
the Linden Hotel, turn left on Flower Street
("Hsinchung") and go a few blocks.
Ares is on the left squeezed in between flower
U.P.S. (United Parcel
||UPS has announced expanded service island wide through Family Mart
Stores for fast, convenient, international express delivery of parcels
and envelopes. Some supplies for mailing are provided free (varies
by location). Parcels are automatically insured up to NT$3,000; additional
coverage may be purchased. Next day receipt to major cities is guaranteed
providing parcels are dropped off prior to 11am. Customer Service
Toll free Line: 080-291-300. There are numerous Family Mart locations in
and around Kaohsiung.....the Smiling Sun & Star logo is easy to spot...and
they're open 24 hours.
#112 Tachang 1st Road. Sanmin District
Telephone: 395-5813; 395-5814; 583-9651
Elimination of rodents, roaches,
fleas, ticks, ants and termites.
Special treatment for mold.
It's best to ask a Chinese speaking friend
to help when calling.
#18 Chungshan 1st Road, 2nd Floor
Toll Free Telephone: 080080412
If you need help with your Hinet connection or your system settings,
you can take your hard drive and modem directly to the Hinet office
Bring your passport or ARC; you'll need to leave
these at the security entrance just before entering the building.
Hours: 8-11 AM; 2-4 PM
Do you want to check your email from another computer…in Taiwan or
off island....it’s easy…
Just log onto the Hinet Web Site and add details to menu bars...they're
#6 Minchuan 2nd Road
Personal Banking: 337-7333 Ext. 470
No. 21, Lane 42, Mintzu 2nd Road, Kaohsiung
Tel: 07-222-6571; Fax: 222-6573
For those with computer needs, please make this
address to your copy of Around
Chen & Chern
Attorneys at Law
3F, 167 Shih Chung 1st Rd. Kaohsiung
Tel: 251-3070; FAX: 251-1794
Just past the Courthouse on
Shih Chung 1st Road going West.
"Chen & Chern Attorneys at Law is the only international
law firm with headquarters in Southern Taiwan.
Prior to forming the office, partners worked with prestigious law firms
in Taipei, developing expertise in
international corporate investment, international finance & banking,
project and equipment financing, and
real estate. Clients come from public and private sectors; and include
more than 800 businesses and local
government offices. Chen & Chern is affiliated with prominent firms
around the world (New York,
Los Angeles, Chicago, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong, &
Contact Mark Sokkappa
Attorney with Chen & Chern,
for your special needs. Prior to
appointment in Taiwan, Mark served
in Alaska and Micronesia.
Kaohsiung Broadcasting Network ((FM #94.3
AM #1089), a government
(Sunday) 10:10P~11PM for
owned and operated station, first aired in 1982.
The network now offers
music, news and variety throughout southern Taiwan
from Kenting to Chiayi and Penghu.
Making Waves is a new show in English
for foreigners living in the city.
Programming in Tagalog geared towards Filipino
listeners can also be heard Sundays, 6~7PM.
Beginning in September, residents can pay
their electric bills at more than 10,000 convenience
stores island wide. This includes: President,
Circle K, Hi-Life, Niko Mart, and Family Mart.
These locations add to other spots were collection
(Taiwan Power utility offices, banks, and
post offices) China Post
"One of a
Telephone: 0937332175 (Mobile)
They've been in the business for 14 years
and come with good recommendation.
Windows, floors, furniture...the company is
happy to clean for you.
They'll rrange for one day cleaning (great
for moving in or moving out) or regular service.
Equipment provided to your location.
Mandarin speaking only so you'll need assistance
#230 Linshen 1st Road. Hsin Hsing District
8:30AM - 6PM
Telephone service will be shut off if bills are not paid promptly
There is a minimum grace period that is carefully monitored
Branch offices of Telecommunications Company
Shih Chuan Branch 322-7334
Yen Cheng Branch 521-3044
#293 Wufu 4th Road
Chengching Lake Area Branch
Tsoying Branch 582-3098
#15 Tsoying Great Road
DaChang Branch 390-6144
#501 Juye Min Road
Nantze Branch 351-4433
#254 Nantze New Road
Wen Hsin Branch 544-1530
#262 Wen Hsin Road
Nantze 2nd Branch
#977 DerMin Road
All Bills (past due and prompt payment) can be made at several ICBC
Local 7-11 and Family Mart convenience stores accept prompt payment
Computer Stations at Telecommunication Offices for print out of bill
Just plug in your phone number at the computer booth provided
Great if you've lost that statement and need it for your records
Or, if landlord doesn't forward payments promptly to you