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Best mooncakes in 2021 to try in Singapore this Mid-Autumn Festival

It’s that delicious time of the year again when we gorge ourselves on mooncakes. What’s so great about the pastry is that there is a wide spectrum of varieties and flavors to choose from. There is something for everyone, from traditional and modern to vegan/healthy to indulge, you’ll never run low on options. Without further …

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Best mooncakes in 2021 to try in Singapore this Mid-Autumn Festival

It’s that delicious time of the year again when we gorge ourselves on mooncakes. What’s so great about the pastry is that there is a wide spectrum of varieties and flavors to choose from. There is something for everyone, from traditional and modern to vegan/healthy to indulge, you’ll never run low on options. Without further …

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How to cope with expat life depression

Relocating miles away from friends and family, living in a completely foreign environment, working a new job (or not working at all for trailing expat spouses), and possibly facing culture shock. These are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to expat life challenges in Singapore, so it’s no wonder that this jet-setting …

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Trailing Spouse Depression: What it is and 6 ways to thrive as a trailing spouse

Starting a new chapter in a foreign country is easier said than done. Those of us who have done so all know that it requires hard work and sacrifice. When one door closes, another opens. If you moved here with your significant other, were you the one who sacrificed their life back home for your …

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Best mooncakes in 2021 to try in Singapore this Mid-Autumn Festival

It’s that delicious time of the year again when we gorge ourselves on mooncakes. What’s so great about the pastry is that there is a wide spectrum of varieties and flavors to choose from. There is something for everyone, from traditional and modern to vegan/healthy to indulge, you’ll never run low on options. Without further …

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How to cope with expat life depression

Relocating miles away from friends and family, living in a completely foreign environment, working a new job (or not working at all for trailing expat spouses), and possibly facing culture shock. These are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to expat life challenges in Singapore, so it’s no wonder that this jet-setting …

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Trailing Spouse Depression: What it is and 6 ways to thrive as a trailing spouse

Starting a new chapter in a foreign country is easier said than done. Those of us who have done so all know that it requires hard work and sacrifice. When one door closes, another opens. If you moved here with your significant other, were you the one who sacrificed their life back home for your …

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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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Best mooncakes in 2021 to try in Singapore this Mid-Autumn Festival

It’s that delicious time of the year again when we gorge ourselves on mooncakes. What’s so great about the pastry is that there is a wide spectrum of varieties and flavors to choose from. There is something for everyone, from traditional and modern to vegan/healthy to indulge, you’ll never run low on options. Without further …

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The cost of giving birth in Singapore

The cost of giving birth in Singapore

Are you a Singaporean resident planning on giving birth to your first child in the city-state? Or are you an expat simply in need of an update on the cost of giving birth in Singapore? If the answer is yes to either, then carry on reading as this Pacific Prime Singapore article reveals the costs …

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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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Trailing Spouse Depression: What it is and 6 ways to thrive as a trailing spouse

Starting a new chapter in a foreign country is easier said than done. Those of us who have done so all know that it requires hard work and sacrifice. When one door closes, another opens. If you moved here with your significant other, were you the one who sacrificed their life back home for your …

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8 ways to cope with stress

Every day, people ask themselves, “why do we experience stress” and “how do we cope with it?” And for many, the answers can be hard to come by. However, to discover the answers, we must first look closely and understand what stress is. Let’s see below: “Stress is your body’s response to anything that requires …

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Health insurance for children in Singapore

Singapore is a fantastic place to raise a family for many excellent reasons, including personal safety, diversity, cleanliness, education, and recreation. It’s also a magnet for young travelers and expats planning to move to Singapore in 2021 or the near future. So if you already have a family or are planning on starting one after …

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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 COVID-19 vaccine update: Overseas vaccinations recognition and kids vaccinations

Singapore began recognizing COVID-19 vaccines that come under World Health Organization’s (WHO) emergency use list on August 10th, 2021. AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sinopharm, and Johnson & Johnson are some of the WHO-approved vaccines. Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) recently announced this update as the country prepared for its initial step in reopening the economy, which includes dine-in …

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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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