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Average cost of prenatal care in Singapore

Prenatal care (sometimes known as antenatal care) is the checkups a pregnant woman receives from their doctor, nurse, or midwife throughout their pregnancy. Are you currently pregnant? Or maybe you’re planning a pregnancy? Either way, this Pacific Prime Singapore article gives you the low-down on prenatal care. You’ll find out why prenatal visits are so …

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Average cost of prenatal care in Singapore

Prenatal care (sometimes known as antenatal care) is the checkups a pregnant woman receives from their doctor, nurse, or midwife throughout their pregnancy. Are you currently pregnant? Or maybe you’re planning a pregnancy? Either way, this Pacific Prime Singapore article gives you the low-down on prenatal care. You’ll find out why prenatal visits are so …

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Your company network suffers from a cybercrime but who do you report this to in Singapore?

How to report cybercrime in Singapore

Who do you turn to if you or your company has been scammed? Cybercrimes are becoming increasingly common across the world, and Singapore is no exception. According to the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, cyber threats are on the rise. Moreover, they’re costing businesses dearly, as cybercriminals swoop in to wreak havoc. How then, do …

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5 tips for choosing child health insurance in Singapore

Even though Singaporean children are lucky enough to be covered by Medishield Life, many parents prefer the peace of mind that comprehensive health insurance has to offer. Securing private health insurance for your child also ensures that they are protected from rising medical costs. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we offer five tips to …

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5 tips for choosing child health insurance in Singapore

Even though Singaporean children are lucky enough to be covered by Medishield Life, many parents prefer the peace of mind that comprehensive health insurance has to offer. Securing private health insurance for your child also ensures that they are protected from rising medical costs. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we offer five tips to …

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How artificial intelligence helps with aging population healthcare challenges

Singapore is facing what is colloquially referred to as a “silver tsunami” – or, in other words, a rapidly aging population. The effect on the healthcare sector will be large and there is a key question on everyone’s minds. Can artificial intelligence (AI) help? And if so, how will AI solutions work? This Pacific Prime …

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7 ways to have a staycation at home

Everyone loves a vacation! And it’s easy to see why. Vacations give you the freedom to do anything your heart desires or nothing at all. You get to take a break from your routine, relax as much as you want, and indulge in whatever you like. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, it might be …

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COVID-19: How organizations can protect against cyber risks

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our daily lives and standard business practices. As more organizations and workforces work remotely than ever before, the opportunities for cyber attacks and abuse are heightened. Cyber risk is the second most concerning risk for global commerce, which is not surprising if you think about the increasingly digitized world we …

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5 Most Effective Ways of Attracting and Retaining Millennial Employees

5 most effective ways of attracting and retaining millennial employees

Were you aware that by the end of 2020, millennials (born between 1981-1996) will make up more than a third of the world’s workforce? As we turn to the 2020s, this new generation of ambitious individuals will quickly form the bulk of your employees. For employers, this means that new methods and strategies will need …

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5 things to consider when shopping for business insurance in Singapore

It might not be the most thrilling aspect of operating a business, but ensuring it has the right coverage not only gives you peace of mind, it’s also fundamental – and sometimes a legal requirement – for the protection and management of your business. Each year thousands of businesses owners across the globe lose their …

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Fun things to do with kids at home

Fun things to do with kids at home during circuit breaker

With Singapore extending its COVID-19 circuit breakers measures until June 1, families with kids at home might be slowly running out of creative ideas to occupy their kid’s free time. Limited access to the outdoors reduces playdate ideas and options, but here at Pacific Prime Singapore, we have prepared a list of fun things to …

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Types of Childbirth and Delivery Method: Facts You Should Know

Types of childbirth and delivery methods: Facts you should know

Today, there are many types of childbirth and delivery methods available, allow all expecting parents to choose the method that is safest for their physical conditions, while at the same time, allowing parents to capture the first moment their child enters the world. In this article by Pacific Prime Singapore, we will explore the most …

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Here’s how to get a cheaper newborn and senior health insurance

Here’s how to get a cheaper newborn and senior health insurance

Living in Singapore as an expat can be costly, especially if you have family members that are dependent on you. Whether you have just welcomed a newborn baby to your family, or have an elderly family member living with you, health insurance premiums can be an issue. For instance, a maternity insurance plan only covers …

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5 productivity life hacks in a coworking space

You’d think it’d be easy to focus on your work among like-minded, hard-working professionals, but think again. Coworking space has taken the world by storm for the past decade. With rent at an all-time high in cities like Singapore, this is the solution for many aspiring entrepreneurs, creatives, start-ups, and freelancers. Right now, these are …

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Six tips for moving abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic

If you’ve ever moved then you know just how stressful it can be. In fact, moving is considered one of the most stressful life events, along with divorce and the death of a loved one. Now with the pandemic, the stress of moving is amplified by fear and uncertainty of the novel coronavirus. Those who …

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Men's Health Tips for Father's Day

Top Three Men’s Health Tips for Father’s Day

Does your father also skip the medical check-ups and only go to the clinic if he becomes sick or injures himself? Not to mention that a majority of men, in general, will postpone seeking healthcare for a few days to see whether they feel any better. Even if they’re already past 60 years old, they …

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Introducing Pacific Prime Singapore’s exclusive SME plan with Allianz Care

In a time of economic uncertainty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers need to be prudent with their budget, while healthcare remains a priority for employees. This conundrum is resulting in a redefinition and reassessment of group health insurance plans. Given this, Pacific Prime Singapore is offering a new and exclusive SME Solutions …

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Four-day work weeks among ideas to improve work-life balance in SG

Four-day work weeks among ideas to improve work-life balance in SG

After the post COVID-19 lockdown, governments and businesses across the world are mulling back-to-office strategies. A four-day working week is among one of the ideas to boost domestic tourism and address persistent work life balance issues. Initially suggested by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, this idea is gaining traction in other countries including Singapore. …

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5 employee perks your team will love in 2020

Human capital is an extraordinary resource – one that can make or break a firm. According to a study by the London School of Economics, there is a strong correlation between employee wellbeing, employee productivity, and firm performance across all industries and regions. Understanding what employees want and how to incentivize them will, therefore, be …

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The latest updates on the COVID-19 situation in Singapore

Singapore’s earlier waves of imported COVID-19 cases have now dwindled as a result of border closures, with most of the cases since April involving foreign migrant workers in dormitory clusters. While community cases don’t exceed 5 each day, it’s important to remain vigilant and take precautions.  Given how quickly the tides can turn, as we’ve …

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SME

Introducing Pacific Prime Singapore’s exclusive SME plan with Allianz Care

In a time of economic uncertainty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers need to be prudent with their budget, while healthcare remains a priority for employees. This conundrum is resulting in a redefinition and reassessment of group health insurance plans. Given this, Pacific Prime Singapore is offering a new and exclusive SME Solutions …

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Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA) to include light duties

Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced key changes to its Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA) back in September 2019, which is to become active this year, paving way for better employee wellbeing across the board. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we’ll explore one of the changes that relates to the inclusion of “light duty”, …

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