What is the cost of health checkups in Hong Kong?

Health checkups are vital – they identify health issues at an earlier stage, so that you can treat it before it’s too late. Nevertheless, for expats in Hong Kong, the conundrum is that public hospitals don’t provide health checkups and private hospitals are mega expensive to access. What’s more, the cost of health checkups can …

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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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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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The healthcare system in Hong Kong: An informative overview

One of the most crucial things to think about as an expat moving to, or living in Hong Kong is, undoubtedly, how to go about accessing its healthcare system. In this vibrant metropolis you’ll find that there are many quality healthcare options available from both the public and private systems, and rest assured that the …

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