5 tips for choosing child health insurance in Singapore

Even though Singaporean children are lucky enough to be covered by Medishield Life, many parents prefer the peace of mind that comprehensive health insurance has to offer. Securing private health insurance for your child also ensures that they are protected from rising medical costs. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we offer five tips to …

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How artificial intelligence helps with aging population healthcare challenges

Singapore is facing what is colloquially referred to as a “silver tsunami” – or, in other words, a rapidly aging population. The effect on the healthcare sector will be large and there is a key question on everyone’s minds. Can artificial intelligence (AI) help? And if so, how will AI solutions work? This Pacific Prime …

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What expats in Singapore need to know about freelancing and self-employment

In 2019, freelancing and self-employment made up for around 8.8 percent of the resident workforce in Singapore. This means that those 211,000 people either ran their own business or traded by themselves. What’s more, these numbers show that it is certainly possible to begin freelancing if you have in-demand skills. It’s a bit trickier for …

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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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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’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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Does my insurance cover Covid-19 coronavirus?

As more cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus come to light, concern amongst the general public continues to increase. This is especially true for those living in or traveling to areas like China and other countries in East Asia. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we’ll answer the one question we’re asked the most these days: …

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Why is individual health insurance more affordable than group health insurance?

Group health insurance tends to cost more than individual health insurance. With this in mind, it makes sense that small businesses would use individual health insurance to structure their health benefits. After all, it makes the money spent on health benefits go a long way. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we discuss how these …

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