An overview of mental health resources in Hong Kong

Health is not only the absence of disease or illness, but is a “state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being”, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Despite this, mental health conditions are often stigmatized in society. As mental health charity Mind Hong Kong states, more than half of Hong Kongers surveyed believe they …

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An expat’s guide to the best places to live in Hong Kong

Moving to another country is never an easy task, especially for expats/foreigners. The first thing to ponder over will always be where to live. But without knowing the exact details, deciding where to live can be a daunting experience. For expats planning to move to the Asia-Pacific region, Hong Kong is considered to be one …

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Your guide to celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival in HK

If the mention of the Mid-Autumn Festival makes you think of mooncakes and lanterns, you aren’t the only one. However, there is much more to it than that. Falling on October 1st this year, Mid-Autumn Festival is an auspicious time when families gather and give thanks. As the second most important festival following the Lunar …

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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, most importantly, what numbers to dial. In this Pacific Prime Hong …

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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 the SAR are notoriously high. Despite this, getting health insurance is something you should consider, as it’ll provide you with peace of mind and help you avoid out-of-pocket payments. In this Pacific Prime Hong Kong article, we’ll …

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