How Insurance brokers help families avoid financial disaster

How insurance brokers help families avoid financial disaster

Life is unpredictable. Even the best organizers and planners are taken by surprise.  Some unexpected experiences are special and positive, like winning the lottery, while others simply halt everything, such as a sudden death in the family. Unfortunately, little can be done to prevent surprises but everyone should be able to evaluate risks associated with …

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10 things you need to know about health insurance when moving abroad

10 things you need to know about health insurance when moving abroad

When moving abroad to either work or retire, it is important to investigate beforehand the type of health insurance available in the country you intend to move to. Securing adequate health insurance for you and your family is a must and should be among the first task on the list to strike off when making …

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long term health insurance

Long Term Health Insurance: Things to Consider Before Buying

Buying health insurance with the long term in mind protects you from spending significant amounts of money in the future. This is based on the premise that people change their insurer if they are dissatisfied with their plan; however, this could end up costing more in the long run. To ensure you find the right …

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Dermatology and expat insurance in Hong Kong

Dermatology and expat insurance in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a vibrant city with some of the highest efficiencies and perks of working in a modern setting. Healthcare standards are considered to be high and improving year on year; education in Hong Kong is also ranked highly in the Asia Pacific region. There are many positive aspects of moving to Hong Kong …

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10 things you need to know about health insurance when moving abroad

10 things you need to know about health insurance when moving abroad

When moving abroad to either work or retire, it is important to investigate beforehand the type of health insurance available in the country you intend to move to. Securing adequate health insurance for you and your family is a must and should be among the first task on the list to strike off when making …

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Dermatology and expat insurance in Hong Kong

Dermatology and expat insurance in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a vibrant city with some of the highest efficiencies and perks of working in a modern setting. Healthcare standards are considered to be high and improving year on year; education in Hong Kong is also ranked highly in the Asia Pacific region. There are many positive aspects of moving to Hong Kong …

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hong kong medical insurance and measles vaccines

The measles vaccine and your Hong Kong medical insurance

The measles outbreak is decidedly the most major health scare the SAR has witnessed in the first quarter of 2019. And the outbreak shows no signs of abating anytime soon as, just a few days ago, 5 more measles cases were confirmed. This has hiked up the number of total cases in the SAR to …

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Infographics of international and private school insurance released!

New international and private school insurance infographic released!

Pacific Prime Hong Kong is delighted to announce the launch of its latest infographic on international and private school insurance, a welcome addition to its collection of useful guides and reports. While our recently released school insurance guide provides comprehensive and in-depth information on the subject, this infographic presents the material via easy-to-digest and enticing …

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school insurance

How to secure school insurance through a broker

As a member of the management team in an educational institution, you are responsible for the school’s daily operations. You understand that when the unexpected happens, you must have a risk management plan in hand and ensure that every perilous situation will be handled fast and efficiently without any unnecessary delays.   But what if …

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School Insurance Guide 2018-2019

New guide on private and international school insurance published!

Pacific Prime Hong Kong’s School Insurance Guide 2018-2019 is an essential read for school administrators and HR teams looking to safeguard their educational institutions against potential risks. Due to their unique business nature, schools are more prone to a vast array of risks that may imperil their reputation, financial health, and even operations. These risks …

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Air pollution in Hong Kong and pregnancy

Air pollution in Hong Kong and pregnancy: are you at risk?

Expats that come from cleaner parts of the world might notice that air pollution in Hong Kong affects their health in many ways. You might be experiencing skin problems, breathing problems or headaches and dizziness. These are the short term effects of air pollution exposure but are there any risks to pregnant women? Can such …

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boys play on a slip and slide at the park promoting the benefits of free play

Free play encouraged for healthy children in Hong Kong

Parents in Hong Kong adore their children and want the best for them. A recent study by Unicef, however, has found that many don’t fully understand the concept of “free play” and the benefits it offers to kids. This week’s article by Pacific Prime Hong Kong outlines what free play truly means, and how you …

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Hong Kong family insurance article

How to choose the best Hong Kong family insurance: 5 helpful tips

Hong Kong is truly one of Asia’s best expat locations to raise a family; it’s safe, international, and features a diverse selection of schools. The city’s healthcare system also ranks among the top countries in the world, and comprises of 12 private and 42 public hospitals to serve its population of over 7.3 million people. …

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How Insurance brokers help families avoid financial disaster

How insurance brokers help families avoid financial disaster

Life is unpredictable. Even the best organizers and planners are taken by surprise.  Some unexpected experiences are special and positive, like winning the lottery, while others simply halt everything, such as a sudden death in the family. Unfortunately, little can be done to prevent surprises but everyone should be able to evaluate risks associated with …

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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, the hotel bathroom has become your favorite place and you’re too sick to do anything other than stay there. …

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Introducing our new health insurance exclusions infographic

Introducing our new health insurance exclusions infographic

You’re considering health insurance in Hong Kong for yourself and your family. You’ve decided it may be a wise choice, but you’re curious about health insurance exclusions, especially those that insurers touch on heavily. Whether you are a newly arrived expat in Hong Kong and looking for insurance, or have been living in Hong Kong …

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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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mental health problems in HK

One third of HK employees struggle with mental health problems

With its frenetic work culture, it perhaps comes as no surprise that many Hong Kong employees suffer from mental health problems. In a recent study by Oliver Wyman and the City Mental Health Alliance Hong Kong, it was found that 3 in 10 (35 percent) of professional Hong Kong employees struggle with mental health issues. …

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How does business travel affect employees' mental health?

How does business travel affect employees’ mental health?

The loneliness depicted in the movie “Lost in Translation” accurately summarizes how it is like to work at a foreign place and demystifies the seemingly glamorous exterior of business trips. Those who don’t have the chance to go on business travel may envision that it is a good chance to escape the routine local lifestyle …

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