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Your guide to epidurals in Hong Kong

Giving birth in Hong Kong? One of the first things you’ll want to know is about how epidural works in the SAR. After all, giving birth can be a painful experience and epidurals are known to alleviate some of the pain. In this Pacific Prime Hong Kong article, you’ll learn all about epidurals – from …

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Your guide to epidurals in Hong Kong

Giving birth in Hong Kong? One of the first things you’ll want to know is about how epidural works in the SAR. After all, giving birth can be a painful experience and epidurals are known to alleviate some of the pain. In this Pacific Prime Hong Kong article, you’ll learn all about epidurals – from …

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Artificial intelligence and the digitalization of the insurance industry

Technology is constantly evolving and impacting industries all across the board. It’s become increasingly evident that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will significantly impact the way in which we work and live. While many industry groups are already comfortable with using AI, the insurance industry is just starting to implement these technologies. In this Pacific Prime Hong …

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How Hong Kong beat coronavirus and avoided lockdown?

Hong Kong had all the hallmarks of a COVID-19 catastrophe. It’s one of the world’s most densely populated cities, just a stone’s throw away from mainland China where the virus first emerged. So, it’s truly impressive that the city-state has managed to beat the coronavirus and avoid stringent lockdowns. Out of a population of 7.5 …

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pphkaiinsuranceindustry

Artificial intelligence and the digitalization of the insurance industry

Technology is constantly evolving and impacting industries all across the board. It’s become increasingly evident that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will significantly impact the way in which we work and live. While many industry groups are already comfortable with using AI, the insurance industry is just starting to implement these technologies. In this Pacific Prime Hong …

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How Hong Kong beat coronavirus and avoided lockdown?

Hong Kong had all the hallmarks of a COVID-19 catastrophe. It’s one of the world’s most densely populated cities, just a stone’s throw away from mainland China where the virus first emerged. So, it’s truly impressive that the city-state has managed to beat the coronavirus and avoid stringent lockdowns. Out of a population of 7.5 …

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5 facts you probably didn’t know about the dragon boat races

of June this year, or on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month. While there is a legend behind the dragon boat celebration, not many westerners know that the fifth lunar month is considered an unlucky month in Chinese culture. Therefore, even before the dragon boat festival, there were certain rituals that took place …

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Key considerations when choosing a group health insurance plan for SMEs

For a lot of small to medium size enterprises (SMEs), resources are limited and need to be spent wisely. While it may be tempting to skip employee benefits, such as group health insurance plans, firms that go above and beyond to make their employees feel valued are the ones that thrive in the long run. …

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5 ways of reinventing your office culture to thrive in the 2020s

5 ways of reinventing your office culture to thrive in the 2020s

As we approach the end of the decade, businesses around the world are presented with a timely opportunity to reflect on how they can capitalize on the arriving wave of young employees. To do so, firms will have to start reinventing their office culture to meet the expectations of these young talents, who will soon …

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3 ways a financial wellness program helps improve your business

3 ways a financial wellness program helps improve your business

As the global economic instability has many worried that an economic recession is around the corner, financial stress is fast becoming the most significant stress factor for employees. Financial stress takes a toll on your employee’s physical and mental health, which can damage your business’s productivity, turnover rate, and insurance costs.   This is where financial …

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Your guide to epidurals in Hong Kong

Giving birth in Hong Kong? One of the first things you’ll want to know is about how epidural works in the SAR. After all, giving birth can be a painful experience and epidurals are known to alleviate some of the pain. In this Pacific Prime Hong Kong article, you’ll learn all about epidurals – from …

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Healthy kids in Hong Kong

How to raise happy and healthy kids in Hong Kong

1st of June marks International Children’s Day around the world. As parents, we want to keep our kids happy and healthy and protect them from all dangers in the world, especially now, in times of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With schools in Hong Kong reopening, the everyday “normal” will be disrupted for some time, however, …

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Tips for working from home with children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Tips for working from home with children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Having your children around at home can be the most rewarding experience for any parent after a hard day’s work. But in the wake of COVID-19, parents in Hong Kong are embarking on a whole new world of balancing their careers with caring (and homeschooling) for their children – with no sign of it ending …

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4 reasons why it’s important to take paid time off during the pandemic

What were your plans for this summer? Perhaps you had booked a resort stay in the South of France, a flight to attend your best friend’s wedding in Hua Hin, or a romantic 5-star getaway with your significant other. Even as lockdowns in various parts of the world begin to ease, most people have had …

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All you need to know about COVID-19 testing in Hong Kong

When the world descended into a COVID-19 lockdown, it was largely business as usual in Hong Kong. The city-state has been touted as an exemplary case in its handling of the global pandemic, but fears of a third wave of this deadly virus are now rampant. Given this alarming turn in direction, Hong Kongers should …

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Telemedicine demand in Hong Kong

Spike in telemedicine demand in Hong Kong in the wake of coronavirus

Telehealth services allow patients to be seen and diagnosed remotely by doctors via electronic communication, such as video conferencing or chats. Telemedicine has already caught on in the United States and some European and now, in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, patients in Hong Kong turn to telemedicine solutions to reduce social contact …

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The advantages of mindfulness at work

Unmotivated employees, a tense workplace environment, and performance that just doesn’t cut it are all familiar to any manager. One way to fix this is by adopting mindfulness at work, which can help improve employee productivity, motivation, and overall wellbeing. In this Pacific Prime Hong Kong article, we explore the advantages of mindfulness at work. …

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The importance of pre-assignment health screening and group health insurance

The importance of pre-assignment health screening and group health insurance

For an employer to attract the highest quality candidate from abroad, many factors have to be considered to ensure the overseas move is a success. Before potential candidates decide to accept an expatriate assignment there are a few main factors that go into making their decision: is this a good move for my career? Does …

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benefits of health tracking in the workplace

The benefits of health tracking in the workplace

There is a whole spectrum of benefits concerning health tracking devices in the workplace that extend beyond the employees themselves. The employer and even the insurance company can see measurable advantages of a well-designed workplace wellness program that includes health tracking devices. The workplace wellness trend is here, and with the advancement in wearable technology, …

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