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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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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Singapore’s budget in 2021: To tackle the challenges ahead and emerge stronger together

Each year, Singapore releases a budget – allocating funds to key areas that will set the tone for the city-state in the coming year. Last year’s theme was about meeting the economic challenges of COVID-19, and this year continues on a similar note as the island nation aims to “tackle challenges ahead and emerge stronger …

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Easter 2021: Where to celebrate with the kids in Singapore

The Easter holidays are upon us, and the whole of Singapore will be gathering pace to celebrate this holy period of the Christian calendar. All friends and families, no matter their background, faith, or belief will certainly be planning what to do and the Lion City won’t be disappointing with the COVID-19 situation now firmly …

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Your complete guide to pre-existing conditions

Nobody likes reading pages upon pages of a jargon-filled insurance policy. Yet doing so is one of the most important (if not the most important) aspects of securing health insurance. This is true for everyone looking to get insured, but especially for those who have a pre-existing condition. If you’re scratching your head in confusion, …

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Critical illness insurance vs. medical insurance: Things you should know

Many people who are looking to buy insurance think that a single health insurance plan can match all of their medical needs and is the best way to avoid expensive healthcare costs. However, that is not the case. You might assume your medical insurance policy will cover treatment costs if you end up being diagnosed …

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6 ways to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 in Singapore

With March 8th just a few days away, people all over the world are thinking about what they can do to celebrate International Women’s Day this year. The annual occasion celebrates women and their achievements, as well as raises awareness about gender equality. In fact, gender bias is this year’s theme with the hashtag #EachforEqual. …

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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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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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Easter 2021: Where to celebrate with the kids in Singapore

The Easter holidays are upon us, and the whole of Singapore will be gathering pace to celebrate this holy period of the Christian calendar. All friends and families, no matter their background, faith, or belief will certainly be planning what to do and the Lion City won’t be disappointing with the COVID-19 situation now firmly …

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How to choose the best international school for your child in Singapore

Expat children in Singapore benefit from a multicultural upbringing, broadening their horizons and becoming citizens of the world. Yet moving around a lot as a child does have its downsides, particularly when it comes to their education, which is why international schools are a lifesaver. No matter where in the world you move to, these …

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What you need to know about Allergies

What you need to know about allergies in Singapore

Whether it’s itching, sneezing, or wheezing, most of you are probably familiar with at least one of the burdensome symptoms caused by allergies. Allergies are on the rise worldwide, and Singapore is no stranger to the increasing prevalence of this chronic condition. In fact, 13.1% of people in Singapore suffer from allergic rhinitis, aka hay …

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Things to consider before renewing your health insurance

Things to consider before renewing your health insurance

As with other types of insurance, health insurance policies renew on a yearly basis, which means that your coverage will be extended for another year. This is a great opportunity for you to review and assess whether your current plan still fits your needs and budget – right before you commit yourself to another year’s …

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The Ultimate Guide to Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP) in Singapore

The Ultimate Guide to Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP) in Singapore

If you are an expat employee based in Singapore and would like to bring your family or dependents to the country, the long term visit pass (LTVP) is your best bet. But there are certain criteria that need to be met on the part of both the applicant and the dependents. In this Pacific Prime …

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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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Implementing family-friendly benefits at workplaces in Singapore

Whether it’s education funds, parental leaves, or housing subsidies, Singapore is known for taking good care of its citizens. To take it a step further, the city-state strives to make workplaces family-friendly. Employers are encouraged to implement progressive workplace practices to retain talent. In fact, there is even a Productivity Solutions Grant your company could …

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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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Introducing our Singapore Maternity Insurance Guide 2020-2021

If you’re thinking of starting a family in Singapore, it’s important to be on top of your finances. One of the earliest costs you will need to factor in is the cost of maternity healthcare and giving birth, which can quickly spiral in the Lion City, particularly for expats who don’t have access to the …

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Pacific Prime acquires CXA Group’s brokerage arms in Singapore and Hong Kong

Pacific Prime Singapore is pleased to officially announce the acquisition of CXA Group’s brokerage arms in Singapore and Hong Kong, which is a significant milestone for Pacific Prime in 2021. Singapore’s office looks forward to welcoming our insurtech colleagues from CXA in the coming weeks and utilizing the industry-leading technology acquired to bolster Pacific Prime’s …

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