What can I do to reduce my health insurance premiums?

While Singapore is among the top cities with the best healthcare systems in the world, the cost of treatment here is also one of the highest in the world. And the cost of healthcare is one of the major factors influencing health insurance premiums. For expats seeking private healthcare in Singapore, the cost of international …

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A short guide to jewellery insurance in Singapore

Diamond earrings and engagement rings are every woman’s dream, just like limited edition Rolex watches are for men. And while wearing these pieces can bring you so much happiness and pride, imagine how you would feel if they were stolen or lost? If you possess any valuable jewellery, be it expensive gemstones one, or with …

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What are your best babymoon insurance options?

For those who are wondering, a babymoon is the last holiday pregnant women around the world take before a new baby is born. Last chance for a hassle-free trip, without baby’s constant crying, changing the diapers and sleepless nights. In contrary to a regular vacation, a babymoon requires more planning and consideration, and securing either …

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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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Pacific Prime Singapore announces 2018 Scholarship winner

Pacific Prime Singapore is pleased to announce the winner of their 2018 Scholarship Program. Germanda Teo, a third year student studying Human Resource Management at the Singapore University of Social Sciences, received the scholarship prize – a USD 1,000 grant to go towards her education expenses. Germanda’s eloquent and informative view on this year’s essay …

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Thalassemia in Singapore: Is your baby at risk?

Thalassemia is a genetic, inherited blood condition, which is caused by an abnormal gene. It is the second most dangerous disease disrupting normal blood flow after anemia. It comes in two main forms: minor and major. While life with minor thalassemia can be totally normal, people suffering from the major type must undergo blood transfusions …

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What is the cost of Singapore health insurance in 2018?

Bloomberg ranked Singapore’s healthcare system the most efficient in the world in 2014. Divided into a public sector with subsidized medical care for citizens and permanent residents, Singapore also has some world-class private hospitals for those who can afford them. So if you are an expat living in Singapore but not a permanent resident, your …

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Introducing our 2018 Cost of International Health Insurance Report

In our newly released, complimentary 2018 Cost of International Health Insurance Report, you will find the answers to the questions that many of you ask when searching for health insurance, or while renewing your current plans, such as: What is the actual cost of health insurance? Where do these insurance companies take the numbers from, …

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All you need to know about school insurance in one guide

Those among the leadership of a school know that finding the right insurance solution for your private or international school is just as important as educating your students. Understanding the insurance needs of international and private schools is what Pacific Prime Singapore specializes in. With the help of our recently released School Insurance Guide 2018-2019, …

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What is the most cost-effective health insurance type?

When choosing insurance, we all want to make sure that we get great benefits for the price we pay. We also know that health insurance can be tricky – in terms of understanding the terminology, exclusions, and the conditions of plans. How do we know what the most cost-effective health insurance is, based on our …

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