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Latest entry requirements and COVID-19 insurance for Thailand

Thailand’s foreign arrivals could be as low as 6.1 million in 2021, a mere 15% of its pre-COVID figures in 2019, according to the tourism authority’s worst-case scenario forecast. This massive drop is in part due to its approach in handling the health emergency: restricting entry to most foreigners in a bid to keep the …

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Where to get a health or cancer screening in Thailand

Looking for cancer screening packages? Want to receive compassionate care, at great value and affordable prices? Thailand has it all! In this article by Pacific Prime Thailand, we look specifically at a few cancer screenings offered by top medical hospitals. Many of the country’s top medical facilities are based across several cities and provinces including …

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How insurance companies use big data

Insurtech is a portmanteau of “insurance” and “technology” – the latest buzzword in the insurance sector, as companies begin to harness the role of digital technology such as big data to offer more innovative products and services. Although insurtech in the Land of Smiles is still in its infancy stage, insurers are keenly monitoring trends …

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Tips for expats: cost of living in Bangkok

Thinking about calling the Land of Smiles home? Maybe you fell in love with the country while on vacation or have the opportunity to live in Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok for work. Whether you’re moving as a working professional, entrepreneur, or family, you’re going to want to have an idea of how much you’ll …

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Ribbons represent different types of cancers

Where to get a health or cancer screening in Thailand

Looking for cancer screening packages? Want to receive compassionate care, at great value and affordable prices? Thailand has it all! In this article by Pacific Prime Thailand, we look specifically at a few cancer screenings offered by top medical hospitals. Many of the country’s top medical facilities are based across several cities and provinces including …

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Tips for expats: cost of living in Bangkok

Thinking about calling the Land of Smiles home? Maybe you fell in love with the country while on vacation or have the opportunity to live in Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok for work. Whether you’re moving as a working professional, entrepreneur, or family, you’re going to want to have an idea of how much you’ll …

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An expat’s guide to vaccinations in Thailand

Are you moving to Bangkok’s central business district? Perhaps vaccinations aren’t at the forefront of your mind. Or are you planning to live in rural areas? In which case, you’ll probably be looking into vaccinations. Nevertheless, while the vaccines you’ll need depends on where you’re located, as well as the activities you’ll be doing, vaccinations …

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5 tips for securing business insurance in Thailand

5 tips for securing business insurance in Thailand

In the past decade, thanks to its low labor and rental costs, Thailand, especially Bangkok, has morphed from a virtual backwater into a tech start-up hub, where investors from around the world seek business opportunities and new companies sprout up every day. It’s indeed an exciting new chapter of your life to start a new …

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8 types of essential company insurance solutions in Thailand

Having the right company insurance solutions in Thailand gives you more than just peace of mind. It is fundamental, and sometimes even a legal necessity, for the protection and management of your business. Striking the right balance between benefits and cost can be hard, too; some businesses will try to pay minimal premiums for only …

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New school insurance infographic released by Pacific Prime Thailand

Pacific Prime Thailand is pleased to announce the release of a new school insurance infographic. The school insurance infographic showcases the essential and recommended insurance solutions for private and international schools worldwide, and it’s available for viewing and download with this link. What’s inside Pacific Prime’s new school insurance infographic? This school insurance infographic is a …

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Maternity insurance and the cost of maternity care in Thailand

If you’re looking to give birth in Thailand, obtaining a comprehensive maternity insurance plan is key to offset the extensive costs associated with maternity care. While the cost of public hospital care is generally a lot cheaper than what’s charged in private facilities, many expats feel discouraged to seek care in public facilities due to …

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Types of insurance for your newborn

Any new parent knows that bringing a child into the world comes with many responsibilities. Diapers that constantly need changing, mouths that often need feeding, and not getting enough rest are some of the challenges that parents have to deal with. Aside from the long list of caregiving needs that your baby will require, another …

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Maternity health insurance and Zika in Thailand

Anyone who lives in or travels to the Land of Smiles is likely aware that mosquitoes are present in seeming abundance all year long. Yes, they can be bothersome at times, but most of them don’t pose any significant health threats. There are, however, a number of harmful mosquitoes to watch out for, chief among …

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Premarital checkup: What it is and why it matters

The venue, guest list, and outfits are some of the many decisions that couples have to make when planning a wedding. But one important aspect that often gets overlooked is ensuring that the couple is in good health. Premarital checkups, or premarital health screenings, should be an essential part of any family planning. However, not …

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How to safely visit the dentist during COVID-19

If you aren’t fond of going to the dentist, you have a good excuse to give your routine visit a miss this year. Many people are hesitant to return to the dentist as the pandemic continues, especially after the WHO’s statement suggesting not to. While check-ups and cleanings are essential to maintaining oral hygiene and …

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Tips to help you have a healthy pregnancy after 35

Trying to conceive can often be an exciting and joyful time in your life. However, if you’re over the age of 35, you may be worried that it’s too late for you to get pregnant. To top it off, these concerns only intensify if it’s your first time trying to get pregnant. While the biological …

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Latest entry requirements and COVID-19 insurance for Thailand

Thailand’s foreign arrivals could be as low as 6.1 million in 2021, a mere 15% of its pre-COVID figures in 2019, according to the tourism authority’s worst-case scenario forecast. This massive drop is in part due to its approach in handling the health emergency: restricting entry to most foreigners in a bid to keep the …

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7 tips to promote workplace wellness in Thailand

Wellness at work is essential for employees and businesses alike. Employees excel when they are well, which helps companies do well in turn. Worker injuries and illnesses cost employers a lot of money and time every year, making a healthy workforce imperative to a successful business. Fortunately, workplace wellness initiatives can help employees be healthier …

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Covid-19: Your employee rights during the coronavirus outbreak

Covid-19: Your employee rights during the coronavirus outbreak

The novel coronavirus epidemic has – as of the time of writing – affected 722,000 people in over 190 countries and resulted in around 33,500 deaths. This has not only led to a critical public health crisis, but has also disrupted economic activities, as well as the global supply chain and labor market. The outbreak …

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4 health and productivity tips for remote workers

4 health and productivity tips for remote workers

With the spread of the novel coronavirus across the world, many enterprises are allowing or even mandating their employees to work from home as a way to minimize the chances of a massive outbreak. While many people enjoy the comfort and convenience of working remotely, it is a double-edged sword as it may harm your …

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