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Cases of respiratory illness in Bangkok rise with poor air quality levels

As the city of Bangkok wakes up, people look out their curtains to be greeted by the sun but instead are greeted by the dull hue of smog. Filtering face masks on the faces of Bangkokians going about their day has become a norm, at least for this time of year, which has become so …

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The sources of air pollution in Bangkok

The sources of air pollution in Bangkok

Since 2017, Pacific Prime Thailand has been keeping close tabs on the ever-growing air pollution crisis that has burdened the lives of many people living and visiting Thailand. Our previous articles have touched on many aspects of the crisis including: The health harmful health effects of air pollution. The growing problem of air pollution in …

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Healthy resolutions for 2020 that actually work

Healthy new year’s resolutions for 2020 that actually work

Ever get that weird anxious feeling about not knowing what you should be doing as the new year begins? Setting healthy new year’s resolutions for 2020 can be a great way to give yourself a sense of purpose, alleviate work-related burnouts, and reduce stress as we all enter a new decade. In this article by …

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How much does dental work cost in Thailand?

Whether you need to get your teeth cleaned, have throbbing tooth pain or sore gums, dental issues are very common. Dental problems can be a cause for concern when you’re visiting or residing in another country, especially if you’re not sure about the quality of dental care. In this Pacific Prime Thailand article, we’ll take …

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Healthy resolutions for 2020 that actually work

Healthy new year’s resolutions for 2020 that actually work

Ever get that weird anxious feeling about not knowing what you should be doing as the new year begins? Setting healthy new year’s resolutions for 2020 can be a great way to give yourself a sense of purpose, alleviate work-related burnouts, and reduce stress as we all enter a new decade. In this article by …

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dentalworkthailand

How much does dental work cost in Thailand?

Whether you need to get your teeth cleaned, have throbbing tooth pain or sore gums, dental issues are very common. Dental problems can be a cause for concern when you’re visiting or residing in another country, especially if you’re not sure about the quality of dental care. In this Pacific Prime Thailand article, we’ll take …

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Hospitals in Thailand price

Hospitals in Thailand to be color-tagged based on treatment price

The works of labeling three hundred of Thailand’s hospitals based on the medicine and services prices by the Internal Trade department are finished. The government is using a color system to categorize the medical facilities, ranging from green as the hospitals with the most affordable price range, to yellow where prices are acceptable and red …

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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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respiratoryillnessbkk

Cases of respiratory illness in Bangkok rise with poor air quality levels

As the city of Bangkok wakes up, people look out their curtains to be greeted by the sun but instead are greeted by the dull hue of smog. Filtering face masks on the faces of Bangkokians going about their day has become a norm, at least for this time of year, which has become so …

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why do ill people still come to work

Why do ill people still come to work?

Once you start experiencing symptoms such as a scratchy throat, stuffy nose, and body aches, it’s hard to deny that you have a cold or flu. However, many people try to ignore their symptoms so they can still go to work. They continue to show up at the office, doing what they can to get …

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Thailand ranks 6th for world's strongest health security

Thailand ranks 6th for the world’s strongest health security

Thailand is known for many great things, including its rich culture and history, food and festivals, impressive mountain ranges, majestic beaches, and last but not least, its excellent health security. Health is considered an important component of the quality of life in Thailand. When there is news relating to an infectious epidemic happening in Thailand …

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The strengthening baht, obstacles, and opportunities for expats

The strengthening baht, obstacles, and opportunities for expats

If you are looking to work or retire in Thailand, you’ve probably heard that apart from the amazing food and stunning beaches, one other key perk of living here is how cheap everything is. Even when compared to its Asian peers, Thailand presents an affordable option for expats with most goods and services being far …

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are remote workers happier

Are remote workers happier?

Over the last few years, businesses have started to offer more remote work opportunities to increase employee satisfaction and productivity. A new study has recently measured how grateful remote workers actually are, and how companies can benefit. In this Pacific Prime Thailand article, we’ll take a closer look at the latest study, remote working benefits, …

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8 unique benefits that keep employees happy

Employee satisfaction plays a major role in a company’s success, which is why it’s important to provide employee benefits that are exciting and motivating for staff. Incentives also help attract the best talent and make it easier to keep them. While an increase in salary is a guaranteed way to please employees, there are other …

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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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