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What will the post-pandemic life in Thailand look like?

The COVID-19 pandemic changed reality as we know it in a short amount of time. On a global scale, the outlook still remains uncertain with no vaccine available yet. In Thailand, the unpredictability of different approaches towards controlling the spread of the virus, as well as the unbalanced news coverage, has those living in the …

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Digital nomad health insurance: how to choose the right one

Some people value their freedom more than anything, and as such, they choose more of a freelance type of work for themselves. Traveling the world while making a living is the basic definition of what digital nomads do. This lifestyle is truly an amazing experience, often glorified by the younger generations, however, digital nomads must …

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6 ways coronavirus will change the way we travel in future

6 Ways Coronavirus Will Change the Way We Travel in the Future

Given that the COVID-19 virus has started to show signs of abating in some areas, the governments of some countries, such as Thailand and South Korea, have gradually eased their coronavirus restriction and lockdown measures. For example, during the Golden Week holiday, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines restored flights between Seoul and Jeju Island to …

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Common outpatient treatments covered by an expat health insurance plan

Common outpatient treatments covered by an expat health insurance plan

Expats in Thailand may be wondering where to go for outpatient treatment if a health problem arises that doesn’t require them to stay overnight. There are indeed a number of medical institutions ranging from hospitals, centers, and clinics across the country that can offer a variety of medical services. But how do you go about …

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Digital nomad health insurance:

Digital nomad health insurance: how to choose the right one

Some people value their freedom more than anything, and as such, they choose more of a freelance type of work for themselves. Traveling the world while making a living is the basic definition of what digital nomads do. This lifestyle is truly an amazing experience, often glorified by the younger generations, however, digital nomads must …

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Coronavirus outbreak: A short guide and update for expats in Thailand

Coronavirus outbreak: A short guide and update for expats in Thailand

Covid-19 has taken Thailand by storm and continues to spread panic as people from all walks of life do whatever they can to avoid contracting the disease. A lot of expats living in Thailand remain worried about their health especially families with children and elderly relatives. The pandemic which has spread across South-east Asia and …

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What Is a Guaranteed Renewable Insurance Policy?

What is a guaranteed renewable insurance policy?

If you’re planning to meet with your insurer, agent, or broker, to discuss your health insurance plans, the term ‘guaranteed renewable insurance policy’ will definitely come up. If you’re confused by what this means, why it matters to you, and whether you should get a plan that has guaranteed renewability, you’ve come to the right …

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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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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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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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New Anti COVID-19 online platform

New Anti COVID-19 online platform

On May 17, 2020, the Royal Thai Government launched an online platform ‘Thai Chana’, following the approval of the second phase of easing restrictions across Thailand. The Thai Chana online platform aims to facilitate disease-control tracking of customers in shopping malls and retailers and help prevent a second wave of COVID-19. With the introduction of …

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Quarantine nutrition tips

Quarantine nutrition tips: stop overeating and stay healthy!

As countries around the world, including Thailand, are taking stronger measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, self-quarantine and the temporary closing of businesses may affect normal eating practices. Good nutrition is deemed crucial for maintaining good health, especially now when a strong immune system might need to fight the virus. Stress, feeling of confinement …

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How to maintain relationships in self-isolation

How to maintain relationships in self-isolation

With the COVID-19 epidemic still growing, governments around the world are implementing stricter measures such as compulsory quarantine of their citizens to curb the spread of the virus. And if you find yourself confined to your apartment, it is understandable that it may be difficult to maintain relationships with your significant other. However, on the …

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postpandemiclifethailand

What will the post-pandemic life in Thailand look like?

The COVID-19 pandemic changed reality as we know it in a short amount of time. On a global scale, the outlook still remains uncertain with no vaccine available yet. In Thailand, the unpredictability of different approaches towards controlling the spread of the virus, as well as the unbalanced news coverage, has those living in the …

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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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How to boost your performance during the workday

How to boost your performance during the workday

Imagine ending each day with a pat on the back, knowing that you had been incredibly productive. And knowing, too, that you were at the peak of your performance – getting your tasks done both efficiently and well. See yourself smiling as you leave work? Well, you can be that very person, rather than the …

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