social distancing laws

Coronavirus: New social distancing laws and penalties in Singapore

Singapore was one of the first countries to report cases of the coronavirus outside China, but the Lion City is also known for taking strong measures to combat the coronavirus. These include not only implementing travel advisory under the COVID-19 outbreak, such as banning all foreign nationals entering the city-state but also setting rules pertaining …

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social distancing laws

Coronavirus: New social distancing laws and penalties in Singapore

Singapore was one of the first countries to report cases of the coronavirus outside China, but the Lion City is also known for taking strong measures to combat the coronavirus. These include not only implementing travel advisory under the COVID-19 outbreak, such as banning all foreign nationals entering the city-state but also setting rules pertaining …

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Insured events for mother and child in a maternity insurance plan

Insured events for mother and child in a maternity insurance plan

Planning to give birth in Singapore? Unsure about the costs and events covered under maternity insurance plans? Look no further than this article by Pacific Prime Singapore as we seek to enrich your understanding on the matter, and provide you with some added assurance for a beautiful and happy maternity experience. We will provide an …

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women's health issues

Top 5 women’s health issues and how to prevent them

Though men and women share some common health risks, women are more at risk of certain illnesses and injuries, as well as specific types of female cancers, such as those of the reproductive system and maternal issues. Some of the most common women’s health issues are a result of the fast-paced modern lifestyle, or simply …

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social distancing laws

Coronavirus: New social distancing laws and penalties in Singapore

Singapore was one of the first countries to report cases of the coronavirus outside China, but the Lion City is also known for taking strong measures to combat the coronavirus. These include not only implementing travel advisory under the COVID-19 outbreak, such as banning all foreign nationals entering the city-state but also setting rules pertaining …

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women's health issues

Top 5 women’s health issues and how to prevent them

Though men and women share some common health risks, women are more at risk of certain illnesses and injuries, as well as specific types of female cancers, such as those of the reproductive system and maternal issues. Some of the most common women’s health issues are a result of the fast-paced modern lifestyle, or simply …

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Singapore combat Covid-19

Singapore’s measures to combat Covid-19 outbreak

Singapore is among the high-risk countries from the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, because of its ties to China and international business hub status. With already 89 confirmed cases in the city as of 27 of February, among them local (community) spread cases. However, Singapore is a tough enemy of the virus. The city-state learned its lessons …

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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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business insurance in Singapore

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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School insurance in a nutshell: brand new infographic

School insurance in a nutshell: brand new infographic

Pacific Prime Singapore is excited to announce the creation and release of its latest school insurance infographic, which is available for download here. This brand new infographic on international and private school insurance solutions is a convenient, supplementary addition to our recently launched School Insurance Guide 2018-2019. Our team of specialists believe that both resources, …

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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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birth tourism

Birth tourism in Singapore: Your guide to having a baby in the Lion City

The Lion City is a small but prosperous country. It receives 16 million visitors annually, and over 33,000 babies are born here every year. The newborn mortality rate of 1.1 in Singapore also ranks the city-state among the safest high-income locations to give birth. These factors, plus the wide range of world class maternity hospitals …

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women's health issues

Top 5 women’s health issues and how to prevent them

Though men and women share some common health risks, women are more at risk of certain illnesses and injuries, as well as specific types of female cancers, such as those of the reproductive system and maternal issues. Some of the most common women’s health issues are a result of the fast-paced modern lifestyle, or simply …

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Singapore combat Covid-19

Singapore’s measures to combat Covid-19 outbreak

Singapore is among the high-risk countries from the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, because of its ties to China and international business hub status. With already 89 confirmed cases in the city as of 27 of February, among them local (community) spread cases. However, Singapore is a tough enemy of the virus. The city-state learned its lessons …

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childswellbeingtips

Children’s mental health week: Ways to boost your child’s mental wellbeing

Every parent wants their children to be happy and healthy. While proper nutrition and exercise play an important role in your children’s physical health, it’s almost important to help them become fit mentally. As parents, we can encourage this in our kids from a young age. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we’ll take a …

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WICA Singapore

Changes to Singapore’s Work Injury Compensation Act in 2020 – What you need to know

In September 2019, Singapore passed a new Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA) which became active from the beginning of 2020. Singapore’s WICA aims to enhance protection measures for workers in Singapore by placing stricter requirements on both businesses and insurers. Naturally, this leads to an increased compliance burden for businesses and insurers in the Lion …

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Work from home productivity tips

Work from home productivity tips

Working from home can be a game-changer for those that have never tried it before. However, home is a place filled with many potential distractions that can hamper our focus and productivity in seconds. And while it’s human to make mistakes, this article by Pacific Prime, a global health insurance company in Singapore, will show …

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Non-monetary employee benefits: What are the advantages of a good workplace design?

Non-monetary employee benefits: What are the advantages of a good workplace design?

As an employer, you offer competitive salaries, effective management, a fun culture, pleasant rewards, interesting incentives, and overly generous work benefits. You believe in flexible working hours, issuing business leaves, extensive learning and development, and attractive retirement pension schemes. However, you have come to notice a lack of employee engagement within the workforce. As you …

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social distancing laws

Coronavirus: New social distancing laws and penalties in Singapore

Singapore was one of the first countries to report cases of the coronavirus outside China, but the Lion City is also known for taking strong measures to combat the coronavirus. These include not only implementing travel advisory under the COVID-19 outbreak, such as banning all foreign nationals entering the city-state but also setting rules pertaining …

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singaporesbudget2020

Singapore’s Budget 2020 faces global uncertainty head-on

On February 18th, Heng Swee Keat, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, delivered the Singapore Budget 2020. This year’s budget plan, titled “Advancing as One Singapore”, comes at a trying time for the city with a slowing economy caused by the COVID-19 virus. Budget 2020 focuses on strategic ways to meet current challenges …

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GDPR and Employee Benefits Guide

GDPR and Employee Benefits explained in our newly released Guide!

The European Union’s GDPR rules came into effect in May 2018 and dramatically changed the way companies in and outside of the EU handle personal data of EU citizens. What should Human Resources departments in Singapore know when it comes to GDPR compliance? In Employee Benefits sphere, too, there are certain GDPR compliance risks and …

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