The boom of plastic surgery in Thailand

The Boom of Plastic Surgery in Thailand

Plastic surgery, also known as cosmetic surgery, in Thailand is hugely popular. The high quality and specialist skills of the surgeons, the first class hospital treatments and the affordable cost all add up to a satisfying all-around package. Not surprisingly, people come from all over the world travel to Thailand to fix a physical imperfection. …

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health insurance infographic

Introducing our new health insurance exclusions infographic

When it comes to insurance, many people are confused about what is and isn’t covered in their plan. At Pacific Prime Thailand, our goal is to help our readers understand the insurance solutions that are available to them. Before you choose a health insurance plan, you want to make sure that your needs are being …

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Mandatory health insurance for individuals over 50 for long stay visa

Latest update: mandatory insurance for long-stay foreigners

If you are of retirement age or looking to spend the rest of your years in a country that offers the satisfaction of living an easy and comfortable life, then look no further! Thailand is increasingly becoming one of the world’s top retirement destinations, and for good reasons too. We all desire to put our …

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Thailand Travel Shield - Insurance protection for travelers in Thailand

What is the ‘Thailand Travel Shield’ scheme?

Since the turn of the century, Thailand has suffered a multitude of events that have shaped the country as a whole. For example, 2003 saw the SARS outbreak spreading to all corners of Southeast Asia, and the following year saw the Boxing Day Tsunami take away thousands of lives. The global recession hit in 2007 …

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health insurance infographic

Introducing our new health insurance exclusions infographic

When it comes to insurance, many people are confused about what is and isn’t covered in their plan. At Pacific Prime Thailand, our goal is to help our readers understand the insurance solutions that are available to them. Before you choose a health insurance plan, you want to make sure that your needs are being …

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Mandatory health insurance for individuals over 50 for long stay visa

Latest update: mandatory insurance for long-stay foreigners

If you are of retirement age or looking to spend the rest of your years in a country that offers the satisfaction of living an easy and comfortable life, then look no further! Thailand is increasingly becoming one of the world’s top retirement destinations, and for good reasons too. We all desire to put our …

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Thailand Travel Shield - Insurance protection for travelers in Thailand

What is the ‘Thailand Travel Shield’ scheme?

Since the turn of the century, Thailand has suffered a multitude of events that have shaped the country as a whole. For example, 2003 saw the SARS outbreak spreading to all corners of Southeast Asia, and the following year saw the Boxing Day Tsunami take away thousands of lives. The global recession hit in 2007 …

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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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company insurance

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 health insurance zika

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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Breastfeeding benefits for moms and babies

Breastfeeding is the only natural way of feeding an infant, which covers the newborn’s nutritional needs and creates unique conditions for physical and mental development in the first months of its life. WHO recommends breastfeeding as the ideal way to feed a newborn, and exclusive breastfeeding should be initiated within the first hour after birth …

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Health insurance for kids: Why children should have health coverage

With a diverse selection of schools, easy-on-the-wallet living, a year-round tropical climate, and vibrant cuisine, Thailand is a great location for any expat parent who is, or plans on, raising a family. The cost of private care can be quite affordable too, especially vis-à-vis the cost of healthcare found in many developed nations, such as …

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The boom of plastic surgery in Thailand

The Boom of Plastic Surgery in Thailand

Plastic surgery, also known as cosmetic surgery, in Thailand is hugely popular. The high quality and specialist skills of the surgeons, the first class hospital treatments and the affordable cost all add up to a satisfying all-around package. Not surprisingly, people come from all over the world travel to Thailand to fix a physical imperfection. …

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mental health in Thailand

What is the state of mental health in Thailand?

According to the Anxiety center mental illness is on the rise, and thus should be recognized across the globe.One may question the rise of mental illness, as the world as it is today is considered an easier place to live, compared to 50 years ago. Mental illness in Thailand, however, is still not seen for …

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7 healthy tips for your next business trip

Going on a business trip can be both stressful and exciting at the same time. The potential of falling in love with a new country is high, but at the same time, it’s also likely to become fatigued by the workload. On top of that, adjusting to a new country can also be stressful as …

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Thailand to charge 100 baht to tourist for insurance

Tourists visiting Thailand required to pay for insurance

Thailand is a popular holiday destination for people of all age groups and preferences, where you can find almost any kind of entertainment. Love the sea, sun, and sand? The south of Thailand is filled with beautiful islands tailored for your peaceful relaxation. Love the mountains and trekking? The north of Thailand has beautiful mountains …

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What makes a good employee benefits consultant?

An increasing number of businesses are reaping the advantages of fast-growing platforms like social media and online stores; however, they sometimes forget to address the fundamentals that help stabilize their core. Employee benefits are among the key tools that help businesses sustain and grow, as they focus on what’s truly important to a company: its …

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Mandatory employee benefits in Thailand

Working in Thailand could be a great experience for expats; the vibrant culture, the amazing food and year-long summers are pretty appealing. However, when deciding on taking a job abroad one should look further than just the country and also into the laws controlling the working environment. One important factor to look into is the …

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Our brand new GDPR and Employee Benefits guide is now released!

Our brand new GDPR and Employee Benefits guide is now released!

On the 28th of February, the National Legislative Assembly has endorsed the Thailand Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), which aims to reinforce the protection of personal information in the Land of Smiles. Although the new law has drawn several key concepts from the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), these two laws do have different …

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