Welcome and “Lee ho” to all expats living in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Whether you've just arrived in Hsinchu, or you've been in the city for a while, the InterNations website is a resource for finding other expatriates who are similarly living in Hsinchu and all over the world. Our platform contains over numerous discussion groups and forum threads, so there's plenty for our online community to talk about. If you're wondering why Hsinchu has such a windy climate, you could always find other expats in Hsinchu and ask. Somebody's sure to have the answer! A lot of our expatriate members also read our Expat Magazine, an online collection of articles on a number of topics related to working and living abroad. We enjoy helping global minds share their experiences, explore new business ventures together and find friendship.
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Expats moving to Hsinchu in North Taiwan will quickly discover that due to the city's windy climate it is known as “The Windy City”. Once you're relocated to the city, why not find out if there are any other expats living in Hsinchu who can give you a tour of the city and help you out with any queries you might have about your relocation. It's always exciting to socialize with other expatriates in your new home, as they can help you manage your expectations and give you advice on the best way to go about getting yourself settled into your new life. Once you've made friends and got in touch with them, why not organize a meet up. You could, for example, let them take you on a tour of the spectacular City God Temple. It was built in 1748 and is a great example of a Taoist temple with a lot of colorful frescoes constructed from granite. It also features a distinctively arched gate at the East entrance.
There are hundreds of high tech companies in Hsinchu, including lots of big international corporations. It's a very exciting place to work in. The Hsinchu Science and Technology Industrial Park is home to Philips and Epistar amongst others. The government has worked hard to make Hsinchu a center for IT and for this reason it attracts a lot of investment and is a constant talking point. For expats working in Hinschu who wish to take advantage of the business opportunities the city offers, the InterNations community is a great place to network. Find other expatriates in the know and give your career the edge over local and international competition. Our platform is also a good place to find out about upcoming job vacancies, especially those that are being vacated by other expats who are moving to another country, or repatriating.