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How to protect your child’s mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 lockdown

Despite being a public health emergency first and foremost, COVID-19 is also impacting children’s education and health. With school closures, lockdowns, and social isolation, children don’t get to live their normal lives. The ongoing pandemic has been a great cause of stress for parents across the globe, many of whom are juggling working from home …

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How to network effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic

When was the last time you networked? Chances are, this was before the COVID-19 pandemic consumed the world. Whether you used to have water cooler chats at the office or go out for after-work drinks with colleagues, networking was probably something that felt natural and enjoyable – not something you had to go out of …

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What are the most in-demand jobs for expats in Singapore?

As a vibrant city bustling with multinational companies and job opportunities, Singapore is a magnet for highly-skilled expats. Whether you’re an entry-level professional or you’ve got years of experience under your belt, it’s always a good idea to understand the job market before you begin the job hunt. So without further ado, this Pacific Prime …

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Father’s Day 2021: Health check-up tips for men

Our bodies are the most precious thing we have. Many of us have arrived at similar conclusions in the COVID-19 era. However, did you know that men are less likely to seek out their doctors than women? This is such a shame because prevention is almost always better than cure. Preventive treatments are a lot …

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How to network effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic

When was the last time you networked? Chances are, this was before the COVID-19 pandemic consumed the world. Whether you used to have water cooler chats at the office or go out for after-work drinks with colleagues, networking was probably something that felt natural and enjoyable – not something you had to go out of …

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What are the most in-demand jobs for expats in Singapore?

As a vibrant city bustling with multinational companies and job opportunities, Singapore is a magnet for highly-skilled expats. Whether you’re an entry-level professional or you’ve got years of experience under your belt, it’s always a good idea to understand the job market before you begin the job hunt. So without further ado, this Pacific Prime …

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Budgeting: How to manage your expenses in Singapore

Imagine this very likely scenario: You just got your paycheck at the end of the month in Singapore, and you’re off to splurge on whatever takes your heart’s fancy. The latest designer bag? A staycation at a 5-star hotel? And your wish list goes on. After all, you deserve the fine things in life. By …

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Tackling Singapore mental health issues with telepsychiatry in 2021

It’s been over a year since the Ministry of Health (MOH) first reported the first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and a lot has certainly changed in Singapore, which includes working lifestyle, economy, healthcare, and the social fabric of the population. The significant disruption to millions in the city-state due to the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Six ways the healthcare industry is benefiting from big data

These days, business solutions are driven by data. While any company has access to data about their customers, successful businesses are able to use that data to improve and develop better business processes. The same goes for the healthcare industry. In fact, the global big data in healthcare market size is predicted to reach USD …

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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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Father’s Day 2021: Health check-up tips for men

Our bodies are the most precious thing we have. Many of us have arrived at similar conclusions in the COVID-19 era. However, did you know that men are less likely to seek out their doctors than women? This is such a shame because prevention is almost always better than cure. Preventive treatments are a lot …

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Baby and child vaccination schedule in Singapore: What you should know

Bringing a new life into this world is certainly not easy. That’s why you should safeguard your little one against preventable diseases. The Ministry of Health (MOH) encourages all children in Singapore to get vaccinated based on an immunization schedule. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we’ll go over the immunization schedule for baby and …

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3 essential tips for planning a wedding in Singapore

Singapore is among a handful of locations around the globe that is emerging well from the chaos that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought. The city-state is currently in Phase 3 of its national guidelines for curbing the spread and rate of COVID-19 infections. A robust vaccination program is also being rolled out, which gives hope …

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Fighting childhood obesity in Singapore: Healthy school meals and tips

Mainstream schools in Singapore started serving healthier meal options in recent years, as part of a wider initiative to encourage better eating habits since the childhood obesity rates in the city-state reached 11% in 2018. The rising childhood obesity rate in Singapore led the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Education (MOE) to regulate …

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Vaccines in Singapore: Protecting your child and your community

One topic in the world of medicine that has come up time and again over the past decade-plus is vaccines. With the ongoing global pandemic, the topic is more talked about than ever. WHO World Immunization Week 2021 happened earlier this year with an aim to promote the use of vaccinations worldwide. Saving millions of …

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Father’s Day 2021: Health check-up tips for men

Our bodies are the most precious thing we have. Many of us have arrived at similar conclusions in the COVID-19 era. However, did you know that men are less likely to seek out their doctors than women? This is such a shame because prevention is almost always better than cure. Preventive treatments are a lot …

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What are the benefits of employee wellness programs?

Employee wellness programs are as popular as ever. In fact, 84% of employers offer some type of wellness program, service, or resource to employees. What first started out as fitness-focused employee perks for large organizations has turned into a prominent workplace trend that prioritizes employee health and wellness. These days, wellness programs can be found …

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Corporate Superheroes: How to recognize and motivate your star employees

From the highly qualified and experienced manager to the new graduate that possesses superior people skills and a zealous work ethic, star employees are what the majority of organizations are chasing after. But often, those individuals are already there in front of your eyes – you’ve just got to recognize and motivate them to reach …

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Reduce work-related stress through corporate wellness programs in Singapore

Behind every successful company lies happy and healthy employees. As a company’s most important asset, employee health and wellbeing plays a vital role in its ongoing success. Stress, AKA the ‘silent killer’, can hinder that, leaving employees feeling overwhelmed and, eventually, burnt out. Sadly, newly industrialized Asian countries like Singapore tend to struggle with stress-related …

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Singapore ranks near the top in Nikkei’s COVID-19 Recovery Index

Good news! Singapore’s road to recovery post-pandemic is looking promising, as found by Nikkei’s COVID-19 Recovery Index. If you live in the Lion City or are soon to move there, you’ll be glad to know that you’re/you’ll be in good hands. Discover more about the index, how it’s calculated, and see how the city-state compares …

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Is Singapore the world’s most expensive city in 2021?

It’s no surprise: Singapore is mega expensive. The Lion City routinely crops up in the rankings for the cities with the highest living costs in the world – in fact, it even occupied the top spot for many years. That being said, the pandemic has changed things. Soon-to-be expat in the city-state? Good news – …

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Introducing our latest Cost of International Health Insurance Report 2020-2021

We are thrilled to announce that our Cost of International Health Insurance Report 2020-2021 is now available for download. Dive into the world of International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) through our in-house expert analysis. Here, we’ll identify the key drivers and trends shaping health insurance premiums the world over. With pricing data collated from 100 …

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