Brand new 2019 maternity insurance guide released!

Welcoming a new family member is a huge step in life for everyone, which takes a whole lot of planning and preparation, and insurance is an indispensable component in this journey. In the hope of helping parents-to-be understand the ins and outs of this subject, our team of experts at Pacific Prime Singapore has curated …

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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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How health technology will shape 2019?

When it comes to technology advancement, Singapore is definitely one of the cities that lead the way and set trends for other nations to follow, for example with their Smart Nation Initiative, a single electronic health record (EHR). The use of connected care technologies and mobile health programs are getting more prominent in this digitally …

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What should you know about cyber insurance in Singapore?

As cyber exposures continue to grow, cyber attacks and information breaches are becoming increasingly rampant. During 2018, there has been a 350% increase in ransomware attacks, a 250% increase in spoofing or business email compromise (BEC) attacks, and a 70% increase in spear-phishing attacks in companies overall. These more sophisticated and prominent threats could even …

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Does my insurance cover alternative treatments?

As an international hub in Asia, Singapore is a melting pot of different races, religions, and cultures where East meets West and modernity blends with tradition. While The Lion City thrives with its state-of-the-art techniques and technology, it also boasts a long-lasting legacy that sees well-established traditional practices such as traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), acupuncture, …

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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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