AMSEP TAIWAN in
About Taiwan…………………………02,03 About Tzu Chi……………………………..04 Schedule………………………………………05 Registration fee……………………………05 Highlight…………………………………06-08 Accommodation…………………………..09 Dress Code…………………….……………..10 Airport pickup……………………………….11 Rules………………………………………………12 Emergency Contact………………………13 Check List……………………………………..14 Handy Phrase………………………………..15 Map……………………………………………16-18 AMSEP-Taiwan Executive Committee.. ………………………………………………….19-23
Weather Taiwan experiences tropical and subtropical weather, with an average temperature of 22 °C. In Hualien, rain is quite frequent and temperature varies much from day to night.
Taiwan is a mulAlingual country. The oﬃcial language is Mandarin Chinese and dialects such as “Min-‐nan” and “Hakka” are also widely used. For the ease of tourists, there are many infrastructures with English instrucAons as well.
Time Time in Taiwan is eight hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. Time of Philippine is same as that of Taiwan.
The Taiwanese unit of currency is New Taiwan Dollar(NTD).
(1NTD= approximately 1THB). It is recommended that you
exchange your currency in your country or at the airport.
NTD 1 5
Electric system The electric voltage in Taiwan is 110V, 60Hz. The type of electrical outlet used in Taiwan is shown below. Remember to bring suitable adapter if need be.
About tzu-chi In 1966, Dharma Master Cheng Yen founded Tzu Chi. During that Ame, the east coast of Taiwan, where Dharma Master Cheng Yen ﬁrst se[led, was undeveloped and impoverished. Therefore, she has set structured missions (charitable services, medical care, moral development and humanity acAviAes) to improve the condiAon. In order to improve medical care and train our own doctors to support the Hospital of Tzu Chi, Tzu Chi University was established iniAally as Tzu Chi College of Medicine in 1994 in the Eastern region of Taiwan. Its existence also raises the level of local health awareness and educaAon. By now, University of Tzu Chi is transforming into a full ﬂedge University with 4 faculAes. With the mo[o of "Kindness, compassion, joy, and unselfish giving", Tzu Chi University strives to follow those codes of conduct and integrates them into the students' university curriculum and teaching.
Registration fee USD 400 per delegate, paid in cash upon arrival.
Highlights • (1)Academic
A. Chinese Medicine
Chinese medicine is comprised of herbal medicine, acupuncture, naprapathy, and some natural ointments. It’s been more and more important these years due to the side eﬀects of Western medicine. Nowadays, people start to combine both of their advantages. At the lecture, you will learn acupuncture and make your own special ointment.
B. Lecture 1: As modern technology develops, easier access to medical knowledge
has brought law problems to the doctors of today. For fear of irraAonal accusaAons, departments that stand the slightest chance of medical disputes are becoming medical student’s favorite. Unequal distribuAon of medical resources is another problem we cannot neglect. To bring us back on the right track, construcAve soluAons are to be found.
• (2)Social and cultural: A. Culture Experience: Have you ever dreamed of a market that encompasses every single aspect of Taiwan's culture? At the end of tonight, we guarantee you do. Night markets oﬀer a wide variety of authenAc Taiwanese food, drink and products, playing an important part in the lives of Taiwanese people. On the other hand, we provide DIY program about calligraphy, lantern, marAal arts and spring roll for you to experience more about our culture.
Highlights B. Sightseeing • (a) Taroko NaConal Park Famous for its spectacular marble gorge sceneries, Taroko NaAonal Park is one of the best known tourist spots in Taiwan. Rushing streams, thundering waterfalls along with canyons thousands feet deep makes this place as impressing as the Grand Canyon itself. • (b) RaGing Feeling adventurous? If so, raging is something that you shouldn’t miss.Speeding through narrow gorges and winding rivers of Eastern Taiwan raises the epinephrine of the most experienced veterans. Along with beauAful riverside sceneries, this event can not be missed by young adventurers with a thirst for sport. (c) Tamsui Tamsui is deﬁnitely the place for you should you want a taste of mouth-‐watering Chinese cuisines. Situated at the river mouth, sun down at Tamsui is also a glorious sight which is perfect for romanAc daAng, sightseeing or even just a casual pro-‐dinner stroll. (d) Jioufen Jioufen is a mountain area which is rich in its history. The name of Jioufen ("nine porAons" in Chinese) came from the nine families living here during Qing Dynasty. Having experienced the gold rush, and gone into decline agerwards, Jiufen revived and a tourist boom shaped the town as a tourist a[racAon.
Highlights (e) NaConal Dr. Sun Yat-‐sen Memorial Hall To commemorate the naAonal founding father Dr. Sun Yat-‐Sen’s unparalleled morality, revoluAonary conducts and to excel Dr. Sun Yat-‐Sen's
doctrine, the Republic government had in 1964 begun draging the building of NaAonal Dr. Sun Yat-‐sen Memorial Hall, which not only served to provide a place of remembrance for all to emulate the naAonal founding father, but also encompassed the funcAons of cultural and arAsAc educaAon, leisurely recreaAon and academic research.
(f) Shilin Night Market-‐-‐ the largest and most famous night market in Taipei Shilin Night Market is the one of the largest night markets in Taipei. Built in 1899, the market is famous for various snacks and eatery such as fried chicken steak, pearl milk tea, sAnky tofu, fried buns and Shilin sausage. Because it’s close to many schools, students are it’s main customer group. Goods are sold at less expensive prices, and there are special areas for accessories, clothing, photo shops and pet shops,etc.. (g) Ximending -‐-‐the source of Taiwan's fashion, subculture, and Japanese culture Ximending is the mecca for youth culture. From ta[oo street to Wannian Plaza accessory shops, cosplay to street dancing, Ximending oﬀers a venue for Taiwan's youths wearing the latest fashions to express themselves. Moreover, Taiwan's pop stars come here for promoAonal events. It’s a place to know the local subculture of Taiwan. C. Tea Ceremony A tea ceremony is a ritualized form of making tea. Much more than a drink, tea ceremony is a form of art. It is understood and pracAced to foster harmony in humanity, discipline the mind, promote harmony with nature, quiet the heart, and a[ain the purity of enlightenment.
Accommodation Address Day 1 Labor Community Center No.199, Fu’an Rd., Hualien City, Hualien County | Day 5 970, Taiwan (R.O.C.) Day 6 Taipei Hero House No.20, Sec. 1, Changsha St., Zhongzheng Dist., | Day 7 Taipei City 100, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
" The more detailed arrangement will be informed at the ﬁrst day.
Dress code Formal þ For men: suit with or without neckAe þ For women: appropriate short dress or dressy suit
Notice p Semi-‐formal asres are usually indicated
for academic programs, and it’s required to dress formally on the farewell party. As for sight-‐seeing and outdoor acAviAes, it’s ﬁne to wear casually. Since you might get wet on your raging trip, it’s strongly recommended to bring addiAonal clothes with you on the 5th day.
Airport pickup We have been informed that most of the delegates will be arriving with this ﬂight:
estimated arrival in taiwan:
5J310-‐-‐Taiwan Taoyuan International
• Please wait in the arrival hall at 1st floor once you have arrived. We will be there to meet you. • We will stay at the Jinsi Hall All 4/27 morning and leave for Taipei train staAon. • The delegates will be transferred to Taipei train staAon with bus and to TCU with train. • If you could not ﬁnd any of our commi[ee, please contact our emergency contacts.
Rules → ParAcipants are not allowed to leave the whole AMSEP group without permission throughout the event. → ParAcipants must be punctual in all the acAviAes. → ParAcipants are responsible for their conducts and behavior throughout the event. → ParAcipants should take good care of all public property and their valuable personal belongings. → ParAcipants should observe the accommodaAon regulaAons, if you have any problem or need anything, please tell the contact person or any of us. → Any illness, accidents or unusual happenings at the accommodaAon should be reported to us immediately. → Please don’t take pictures and do keep your voice down during the hospital visit
Ø Ching-‐yuan Hu (Be[y) +886-972053296
Ø Yu-‐Chieh Yang (Sabine)
Ø Yu-‐Shan Fu (Flora)
Check list p IdenAty card p Passport p Student ID p Plane Acket p Personal MedicaAon p Travel insurance* p Money for personal use p Clothes(including semi-‐formal and casual ones) p Shoes(both semi-‐formal and casual ones) p Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, towel, shampoo, etc.) p Cell phone p Camera p Chargers for your electronic devices(with internaAonal plug) p Umbrella or rain coat p At least one souvenir for exchange * The organizing commi[ee cannot take responsibility for accidents that might occur. Delegates are encouraged to purchase travel insurance before leaving your home country. Insurance plans typically cover accidental loss of belongings, medical costs in case of injury or illness, and other possible risks of internaAonal travel.
Handy Phrase Mandarin
你好! 我叫… 你叫什麼名字? 很⾼高興認識你! 你好嗎? 我很好，你呢? 謝謝你! 不客氣 對不起/抱歉 早安 午安 晚安 再⾒見 這個多少錢? 洗⼿手間在哪裡? 我不懂 捷運站 ⽕火⾞車 公⾞車 ⾞車票 摩托⾞車
Pinyin nǐ hǎo !
My name is…
nǐ jiào shénme míngzi ?
What's your name?
hěn gāoxìng rènshi nǐ !
Nice too meet you
nǐ hǎo ma
How are you?
wǒ hěn hǎo, nǐ ne ?
I'm ﬁne, thanks. And you?
xièxie nǐ !
Thank you !
duìbùqǐ / bàoqiàn
Zhège duōshǎo qián?
How much is this
Xǐshǒujiān/cèsuǒ zài nǎli?
Where’s the toilet ?
I do not understand
jié yùn zhàn
mo duo che
Map Tzu Chi University
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校區⼤大⾨門⼊入⼝口：Front door ⼤大喜館：Gymnasium 靜思堂：JingSi Hall 同⼼心圓餐廳：Cafeteria 醫學院： Department of medicine 花蓮慈濟醫學中⼼心：Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital 同⼼心圓宿舍區：Tzu Chi Global Volunteer Dormitory 男⽣生宿舍：Male dormitory ⼥女⽣生宿舍：Female dormitory
Hualien City Map
AMSEP-Taiwan Executive committee (Arranged in alphabetical order) Core members (Bold Type)
Ching-‐yuan Hu (BeTy)
Yu-‐Chieh Yang (Sabine)
Ching-‐Jung Chen (EvereT)
Jo -‐Hsin Chao (Rosy)
Sin-‐Yi Huang (Michelle)
Department of activities
Hsin-‐Yi Wu (Stefany)
Yung-‐Chen Chien (Rebecca)
Chih-‐Min Chen (Artemis)
AMSEP-Taiwan Executive committee Department of activities
Kai-‐Yuan Bai (Ken)
Po-‐Wei Chen (Paul)
Department of academic
Chi-‐Di Hung (Eddie)
Shu-‐Jung Tsao (Rita)
Min-‐Ching Chiu Liu (Alven)
Yu-‐Hsuan Lin (Luna)
AMSEP-Taiwan Executive committee Department of photography
Yu-‐Hsun Chiang (Brooke)
Hsiang-‐Chen Lee (Daniel)
Tang-‐Shuo Hou (Joe)
Ru-‐Han Pan (Vicky)
Department of contact persons
Yu-‐Shan Fu (Flora)
Yu-‐Yun Jheng (Eva)
AMSEP-Taiwan Executive committee Department of contact persons
Ying-‐Yi Ho (Rachael)
Chengde ChangChien (Daniel)
Department of secretariat
Kai-‐Hung Chang (Harry)
Yu-‐Ling Huang (Angel)
Shin-‐Yi Chen (Lisa)
Kuo-‐Yu Chen (Jerry)
AMSEP-Taiwan Executive committee Food and Beverage
Pin-‐Gin Chen (Jamie)
Luo-‐Hui Yu (Eason)
Meng-‐Fan Hsieh (Frances)
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