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Thailand’s COVID-19 vaccine drive begins

It’s official for Thailand! The national vaccination rollout for approximately 67 million Thais and 3 million expats is underway with millions already registered to receive their first jab within the next few weeks and months. The Thai government aims to administer 6 million doses in June alone and vaccinate 70% of the population (50 million …

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Bottles of COVID-19 vaccines

Thailand’s COVID-19 vaccine drive begins

It’s official for Thailand! The national vaccination rollout for approximately 67 million Thais and 3 million expats is underway with millions already registered to receive their first jab within the next few weeks and months. The Thai government aims to administer 6 million doses in June alone and vaccinate 70% of the population (50 million …

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Setting boundaries for your mental health

Individuals are unique. We have different values, experiences, and, in turn, boundaries. In simple words, think of boundaries as an invisible bubble around people, whereby “trespassing” into this space would cause a great deal of discomfort and uneasiness. Say you’ve asked a friend a somewhat personal question and they responded with: “I’d rather not talk …

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Thailand postpones the PDPA enforcement: What it is and how to prepare your business for the PDPA

Businesses take note. Officially,  Thailand postpones the PDPA or the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) to June 1, 2022. Considered as the first local law designed to govern data protection in the digital age, the PDPA was originally scheduled to come into effect on June 1, 2021. However, it created multiple challenges for both local …

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Bottles of COVID-19 vaccines

Thailand’s COVID-19 vaccine drive begins

It’s official for Thailand! The national vaccination rollout for approximately 67 million Thais and 3 million expats is underway with millions already registered to receive their first jab within the next few weeks and months. The Thai government aims to administer 6 million doses in June alone and vaccinate 70% of the population (50 million …

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boundaries

Setting boundaries for your mental health

Individuals are unique. We have different values, experiences, and, in turn, boundaries. In simple words, think of boundaries as an invisible bubble around people, whereby “trespassing” into this space would cause a great deal of discomfort and uneasiness. Say you’ve asked a friend a somewhat personal question and they responded with: “I’d rather not talk …

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Alternative State Quarantine hotels: Your guide to ASQ in Thailand

Are you coming to Thailand anytime soon? Whether you are entering the country as a tourist or an expat, you’re going to spend your first days back in ‘Alternative State Quarantine’ (ASQ) as per Thailand’s COVID-19 entry requirements. ASQ is essentially a Bangkok hotel room that comes with meals, scheduled COVID-19 tests, and a whole …

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Thailand postpones the PDPA enforcement: What it is and how to prepare your business for the PDPA

Businesses take note. Officially,  Thailand postpones the PDPA or the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) to June 1, 2022. Considered as the first local law designed to govern data protection in the digital age, the PDPA was originally scheduled to come into effect on June 1, 2021. However, it created multiple challenges for both local …

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How to find your creative space and why you should do it

Creativity is not something that you can just switch on and off. In fact, some of our most creative ideas come when we’re not at our best. Have you ever had a spark of creativity while you were especially relaxed, a little tired, or even slightly intoxicated? You can thank neuroplasticity for that, which is …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Thailand postpones the PDPA enforcement: What it is and how to prepare your business for the PDPA

Businesses take note. Officially,  Thailand postpones the PDPA or the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) to June 1, 2022. Considered as the first local law designed to govern data protection in the digital age, the PDPA was originally scheduled to come into effect on June 1, 2021. However, it created multiple challenges for both local …

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personal data protection act postponement thailand pacific prime

Thailand postpones the PDPA enforcement: What it is and how to prepare your business for the PDPA

Businesses take note. Officially,  Thailand postpones the PDPA or the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) to June 1, 2022. Considered as the first local law designed to govern data protection in the digital age, the PDPA was originally scheduled to come into effect on June 1, 2021. However, it created multiple challenges for both local …

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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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