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Safety

1. Foreign nationals who are seeking accommodation at hotels should present their original identity papers to the hotel staff and complete the temporary accommodation formalities.

2. Foreign nationals who are visiting their friends or relatives at hotels should complete visitor's formalities as required.

3. Use of drugs, prostitution, patronizing a prostitute and fighting are criminal offenses under the Chinese law.

Emergency Assistance

A foreign national caught in a traffic accident or emergency should immediately call the following numbers. The police and the emergency assistance center are able to respond to calls in English:

Police: 110
Fire: 119
Ambulance: 120
Road accident: 122

Police stations and neighborhood posts can be found in all streets and at busy crossroads in Guangzhou. Police stations are open and police vehicles patrol the streets 24 hours a day, promptly responding to citizens' requests for assistance and dispatching officers as instructed by the 110 Emergency Number center.

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