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Food poisoning and your health insurance in Thailand

If you’re a newcomer to Thailand, you’ll likely find that the food here is very different from what you’re used to back home or in your previous location of residence. It may take a few months for your digestive system to adjust and get acclimated to Thai cuisine, during which time there can be an …

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Personal income tax in Thailand: pay less with a health insurance plan

Attention all expatriates that work and pay taxes in Thailand. Did you know that with the purchase of a health insurance plan for the current tax period, you can reduce your taxable income? Policyholders in the Land of Smiles can expect to reduce their taxable income by up to THB ฿ 25,000. That’s no small …

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Everything You Need to Know About Travel Bubble in Thailand

Everything You Need to Know About The Travel Bubble in Thailand

The novel coronavirus has resulted in an unprecedented crisis to the global economy, with the unemployment rate skyrocketing and oil prices crashing down. The tourism industry is arguably one of the hardest-hit by the COVID-19 outbreak as travel restrictions bring a complete halt to international trips. Earlier this year, some countries started to launch “travel …

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Thailand Plus: New COVID-19 tracking app for tourists

Thailand has been largely successful these past few months in eliminating the coronavirus (COVID-19), until recently when 6 individuals illegally entered the country from Myanmar to avoid the 14-day quarantine. So far, authorities have successfully tracked the individuals and have been testing locals vigorously that were in the same vicinity as the infected individuals. This …

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Thailand Plus: New COVID-19 tracking app for tourists

Thailand has been largely successful these past few months in eliminating the coronavirus (COVID-19), until recently when 6 individuals illegally entered the country from Myanmar to avoid the 14-day quarantine. So far, authorities have successfully tracked the individuals and have been testing locals vigorously that were in the same vicinity as the infected individuals. This …

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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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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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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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Food poisoning and your health insurance in Thailand

If you’re a newcomer to Thailand, you’ll likely find that the food here is very different from what you’re used to back home or in your previous location of residence. It may take a few months for your digestive system to adjust and get acclimated to Thai cuisine, during which time there can be an …

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N95 vs. surgical masks: What to wear when air pollution is bad

These days, wearing a mask has become a necessary precaution. It’s even more important when we’re facing COVID-19 and air pollution at the same time. As the pandemic continues, areas in Thailand continue to experience fluctuating air quality index (AQI) levels. Cities such as Bangkok and Chiang Mai have recently been exposed to poor air …

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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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Thailand’s COVID-19 entry requirements

Thailand had largely been a COVID-19-free oasis, but a sharp rise in cases linked to a migrant worker cluster in a neighboring province to the capital has sparked fears of a second wave. Even though 2021 will see vaccine rollouts, the situation is grim and commercial flights remain banned. If you’d like to find out …

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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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