International Symposium on Spine and Paravertebral Sonography
for Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine 2018

26 - 28 January 2018


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About Hong Kong

In Brief
Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China, is a world-class financial, trading, and business center and, indeed, a great world city. Under Hong Kong's constitutional document, the Basic Law, the existing economic, legal, and social systems will be maintained for 50 years. The SAR enjoys a high degree of autonomy except in defense and foreign affairs.

Location
Situated at the south-eastern tip of China, Hong Kong is ideally positioned at the center of rapidly developing East Asia. With a total area of 1,104 square kilometers, it covers Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula just opposite, and the New Territories, which also include 262 outlying islands. 

Language
Chinese and English are the official languages. English is widely used in the Government and by the legal, professional, and business sectors.

Climate
Hong Kong's climate is sub-tropical, tending towards the temperate for nearly half the year. Temperatures can drop below 10 degrees Celsius in winter and exceed 31 degrees Celsius in summer. About 90% of the rainfall occurs between April and September. For details, please refer to the Hong Kong Observatory.

Electrical Equipment
The standard electrical voltage in Hong Kong is 220 volts AC, 50HZ, so you will need an adaptor for your 110-volt appliances and electrical equipment. The majority of electrical outlets in Hong Kong take a three-pronged plug. You can buy an inexpensive adaptor for your equipment when you arrive in Hong Kong. Electrical plug

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