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What is the typical dress code at work and in public places? Is formal dress ever required?

Conservative. - Aug 7, 2014
Dress is fairly formal and conservative at work. If you're a woman, you're expected to avoid shorts, sleeveless shirts/dresses, and skirts above the knee. - Nov 6, 2013
Err on the conservative side. - Dec 29, 2008
Conservative. Normal western dress for tropical climate. I see men wearing shorts here and there. Western women need dress only a little more conservatively than normal. The Chinese girls here sometimes wear skimpy outfits. They look out-of-place by doing so. We wear jeans and t-shirts all the time. Buy several pairs of flip flops! - Jan 2, 2008