How to Stay Grounded Amidst Organizational Chaos

Change is inevitable at work, and could potentially appear out of the blue in the form of a sudden leadership change, a corporate restructuring, or economic turmoil. Organizations may be constantly adapting to meet the demands of a changing market, but it can also lead to organizational chaos. To help you maintain composure in the …

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Five Tips for Finding the Perfect Health Insurance Policy

With rising year-on-year medical fees, expats in Hong Kong and the rest of the world are seeking their ideal health insurance policies that are also affordable. What people fail to realize, however, is their current medical plan along with its terms and conditions as well as its coverage. Luckily, obtaining your ideal health insurance policy …

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How to Withdraw Your MPF in Hong Kong

If you live and work in Hong Kong, chances are you’re covered by the city-state’s mandatory provident fund (MPF), a privately managed and structured savings scheme in which employers and employees are required to make contributions to the employee’s MPF account. The MPF helps working citizens, residents, and eligible expats in the special administrative region …

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The 5 Key Concerns of the Hong Kong Workforce

The world continues to shift and adapt to the ongoing challenges, influencing the way we live, interact, and work with one another. While this is expected to continue in the coming years, businesses are offered the opportunity to take the necessary actions to better align and unite their workforce.  According to a PwC survey conducted …

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Five Tips for Finding the Perfect Health Insurance Policy

With rising year-on-year medical fees, expats in Hong Kong and the rest of the world are seeking their ideal health insurance policies that are also affordable. What people fail to realize, however, is their current medical plan along with its terms and conditions as well as its coverage. Luckily, obtaining your ideal health insurance policy …

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stethoscope sits on top of a signed medical document, representing the importance of knowing about the relationships between insurance claims and hospital billing methods

Insurance Claims: How Hospital Billing Methods Differ in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the third most expensive location in the world, according to our recent study on health insurance costs. When it comes to squaring up payment for care received, there are several hospital billing methods that you can follow. Worrying about money and payments only makes things harder when you’re seeking necessary medical treatment. …

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Your Guide to Ambulances for Medical Emergencies in Hong Kong

It’s always good to remain prepared for the worst-case scenarios in life, such as handling medical emergencies in Hong Kong. In particular, you’ll need to understand how the emergency services work, which includes when to call an ambulance, how to conduct yourself, and what numbers to dial.  In this Pacific Prime Hong Kong article, we’ll …

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The 5 Key Concerns of the Hong Kong Workforce

The world continues to shift and adapt to the ongoing challenges, influencing the way we live, interact, and work with one another. While this is expected to continue in the coming years, businesses are offered the opportunity to take the necessary actions to better align and unite their workforce.  According to a PwC survey conducted …

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5 steps that can help protect your business income

You are not alone if you are a small business owner struggling to keep your finances in check or worried about a business emergency. Unexpected events can sabotage your efforts – and you would be surprised to know that these events happen more often than you think. That being said, about 25 percent of businesses …

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What you need to know about business interruption insurance in HK

According to an article by Eames Consulting in 2017, research from QBE insurance indicated that 26% of businesses in Hong Kong suffered lost income due to a business interruption. And if you thought that things were better by now, think again. The uncertain economic situation, global supply chain disruption, rising inflation, and other macro factors …

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How Much Does a Family Health Insurance Plan Cost?

Moving to Hong Kong with your family? You’ll be disappointed to find out that health insurance premiums in this special administrative region (SAR) are notoriously high. With the average cost of international family health insurance premiums at USD $22,067 (HKD $172,744). Despite this, getting health insurance is something you should consider as private healthcare services …

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travel trends

5 major travel trends for 2023 besides revenge travel

Taking revenge isn’t a concept that normally conjures up images of smiling faces or happy sharing among friends. Then again, 2023 is not your average year in Hong Kong – it is the first full year since 2019 when people can take foreign trips like they used to (for the most part), and understandably, revenge …

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Your guide to forest schools in Hong Kong

Today’s parents are spoilt for choice when it comes to their child’s education. Whether it’s the curriculum the school follows, their teaching philosophy, the student-to-teacher ratio, the extracurricular activities on offer, and more, you can tailor your little one’s learning experience. To add to the mix, forest schools are also emerging as a new and …

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How to Stay Grounded Amidst Organizational Chaos

Change is inevitable at work, and could potentially appear out of the blue in the form of a sudden leadership change, a corporate restructuring, or economic turmoil. Organizations may be constantly adapting to meet the demands of a changing market, but it can also lead to organizational chaos. To help you maintain composure in the …

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The 5 Key Concerns of the Hong Kong Workforce

The world continues to shift and adapt to the ongoing challenges, influencing the way we live, interact, and work with one another. While this is expected to continue in the coming years, businesses are offered the opportunity to take the necessary actions to better align and unite their workforce.  According to a PwC survey conducted …

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How to Avoid Food Poisoning When Traveling Abroad

It’s any traveler’s worst nightmare: You’ve spent time planning your trip, and just hours after eating a meal at your destination, your stomach begins to churn and you start to feel nauseous. Before you know it, you’re too sick to do anything other than stay at the hotel. According to the Centers for Disease Control …

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How to Stay Grounded Amidst Organizational Chaos

Change is inevitable at work, and could potentially appear out of the blue in the form of a sudden leadership change, a corporate restructuring, or economic turmoil. Organizations may be constantly adapting to meet the demands of a changing market, but it can also lead to organizational chaos. To help you maintain composure in the …

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The 5 Key Concerns of the Hong Kong Workforce

The world continues to shift and adapt to the ongoing challenges, influencing the way we live, interact, and work with one another. While this is expected to continue in the coming years, businesses are offered the opportunity to take the necessary actions to better align and unite their workforce.  According to a PwC survey conducted …

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mother joyously carries her baby in front of a red, white and blue painted wall, representing the journey of maternity benefits for employees

Maternity Benefits for Employees in Hong Kong: What Can My Business Do?

Employees who get pregnant can sometimes be a surprise for a business (almost as much as it can potentially be for the employee). Even though Hong Kong’s birth rate is declining, from time to time you’re still going to have employees that bring you the news that they’re expecting. Often, maternity leave is the main …

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