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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How Singapore’s Budget 2019 shapes the future of the city

On Monday, 18th of February 2019, Singapore Finance Minister Mr. Heng Swee Keat delivered the Singapore Budget 2019. This year’s budget outlines a strategic plan to build a strong, united Singapore, by focusing on five areas: Keeping Singapore safe and secure   Continuing to transform and develop a vibrant economy Creating a caring and inclusive …

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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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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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Pacific Prime Singapore announces privacy policy update

By now, you have no doubt encountered myriad messages in your email inbox about companies updating their privacy policy. If you’ve been adventurous enough to read the text of these messages, you have found out that the reason your inbox is stuffed full with these messages is the European Union’s new data privacy law: the …

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Pacific Prime releases new health insurance inflation report

Healthcare is highly affordable for a majority of people in Singapore. The Lion City’s superb public healthcare system, and the excellent management of it by the Ministry of Health and local government, allows Singaporean natives and those with PR status to receive high-quality, subsidized healthcare. Costs are then covered by funds from working people’s Medisave …

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Singapore Budget 2018: Bonuses for adults, wage increase co-funding, and more

A few days ago, Finance Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat delivered the Singapore Budget 2018. Against the backdrop of a shift in global economic weight towards Asia, the emergence of new technologies, and population aging, Budget 2018 sets out to support a: Vibrant and innovative economy Smart, green and liveable city Caring and cohesive society …

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New State of Health Insurance report for Singapore

This year, Pacific Prime Singapore is proud to kick off 2018 with a brand new industry report. Named the State of Health Insurance in Singapore 2017-2018, this informative guide holds a wealth of key points regarding your health insurance options in the Lion City. Both individual and corporate audience have much to be gained from …

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