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The complete pregnancy checklist: How to prepare for your baby’s arrival

When you prepare for your baby’s arrival, you’ll have to make many decisions that you probably never even considered before. Where will your baby sleep? Will you use a stroller or a carrier? How can you make sure you get the nutrients your body needs? And so on. The number of details to consider can …

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ppthpregnancychecklist

The complete pregnancy checklist: How to prepare for your baby’s arrival

When you prepare for your baby’s arrival, you’ll have to make many decisions that you probably never even considered before. Where will your baby sleep? Will you use a stroller or a carrier? How can you make sure you get the nutrients your body needs? And so on. The number of details to consider can …

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wedding

An expat’s guide to getting married in Thailand

If you’ve been planning to throw your dream wedding on the beautiful beaches of Thailand (or any other exotic location in this Southeast Asian nation), and celebrating your union with loved ones from all over the world, then chances are you’ve had your wedding plans shelved due to the unprecedented events of the past year …

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kids

8 things to do with your kids in Bangkok

When you think of Bangkok, you may wonder: “Is Bangkok suitable for kids?” The Thai capital is world-famous for its shopping, dining, and partying scene – all of which don’t go down well with young children. But don’t cross it off your travel bucket list just yet. Whether you’re looking for outdoor or indoor activities …

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Overview of HIV in Thailand

Thailand accounts for 9% of the total population of individuals living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific, making it one of the highest prevalences in the region. Even though the epidemic is declining, the condition is still prevalent among key affected populations, particularly young people. This Pacific Prime Thailand article focuses on the HIV …

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The challenges of Thailand’s public healthcare system

Hailed as having one of the most efficient and successful healthcare models in Southeast Asia, Thailand is home to thousands of public and private medical facilities and is recognized as a global destination for medical tourism. This could not have been achieved without the support of a stable and sustainable public healthcare program – the …

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Which school option should you consider for your expat kid in Thailand?

Expat kids in Thailand must adapt to an entirely new culture while they’re still in their formative years. While this can no doubt be an enriching and eye-opening experience, it can also be a tremendously confusing and stressful one for them. That being said, international schools in the Kingdom make the transition a lot easier, …

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Effective ways to create a culture of self-care in the workplace

When we think of self-care, we usually think about time that is spent far away from work. A morning walk in nature or an evening bath is a great way to show yourself some love, but self-care is more than just out-of-offices activities. It’s becoming more evident that incorporating self-care moments throughout the day is …

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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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ppthpregnancychecklist

The complete pregnancy checklist: How to prepare for your baby’s arrival

When you prepare for your baby’s arrival, you’ll have to make many decisions that you probably never even considered before. Where will your baby sleep? Will you use a stroller or a carrier? How can you make sure you get the nutrients your body needs? And so on. The number of details to consider can …

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wedding

An expat’s guide to getting married in Thailand

If you’ve been planning to throw your dream wedding on the beautiful beaches of Thailand (or any other exotic location in this Southeast Asian nation), and celebrating your union with loved ones from all over the world, then chances are you’ve had your wedding plans shelved due to the unprecedented events of the past year …

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kids

8 things to do with your kids in Bangkok

When you think of Bangkok, you may wonder: “Is Bangkok suitable for kids?” The Thai capital is world-famous for its shopping, dining, and partying scene – all of which don’t go down well with young children. But don’t cross it off your travel bucket list just yet. Whether you’re looking for outdoor or indoor activities …

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thailand medical tourism

The present and future of Thailand’s medical tourism industry

If you’ve been paying attention to the trends among healthcare systems and hospitals in Thailand over the past few years, you will no doubt have heard all about the impact that Thailand’s medical tourism industry has been having. Before COVID-19, more and more people from outside of Thailand traveled here to take advantage of the …

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ppthhivthailand

Overview of HIV in Thailand

Thailand accounts for 9% of the total population of individuals living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific, making it one of the highest prevalences in the region. Even though the epidemic is declining, the condition is still prevalent among key affected populations, particularly young people. This Pacific Prime Thailand article focuses on the HIV …

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5 ways to celebrate International Women’s Day in Thailand

Happy International Women’s Day from Pacific Prime Thailand! We are incredibly excited to celebrate this important day along with every woman in Thailand, and also raise awareness about women’s health concerns and more. In this article, we offer businesses and HR leaders in Thailand 5 ways to commemorate International Women’s Day – be it with …

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COHI

Introducing the Cost of International Health Insurance Report 2020-2021

The time has come for Pacific Prime’s Cost of International Health Insurance Report 2020-2021! Ranking 100 locations based on their average international private medical insurance (IPMI) premiums for both individuals and families, the report offers curious readers expert analysis about the key drivers shaping the cost of health insurance – both globally and regionally, including …

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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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