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Abu Dhabi Medical Insurance For Expats

The Abu Dhabi Medical Insurance Law has mandated that health insurance is a legal requirement for everyone residing in Abu Dhabi since 2006. Expats and their dependents must secure adequate private health insurance that meets or exceeds the basic coverage standards. In this Pacific Prime article, we will explain the importance of having international health …

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Essential Tips for Building a Dynamic, Innovative, and Resilient Workplace

In today’s ever-evolving business landscape, organizations must adapt to stay competitive and thrive in the market. Among all possible strategies, building a dynamic, innovative, and resilient workplace is the top sustainable solution for many companies. Dynamism, innovation, and resilience can be attributed to one fundamental concept– Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). The notion revolves around …

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How Effective Communication Assists Employee Benefits Changes

Communication with your staff is key when it comes to employee benefits planning and implementing changes to your employee benefits. Proper communication with your staff can mitigate potential onslaughts of complaints and employee dissatisfaction.  As specialists in employee benefits solutions for corporations, Pacific Prime excels in professional services environments where your workforce can be more …

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China Work Visas: Decoding the Process

China’s work visa, the Z-Visa, is granted to individuals who are employed, assume professional posts, or take part in commercial performances in China. For expats, once they get a Foreigner Work Permit Notification Letter, they can apply at their local visa center or their nearest Chinese Embassy. Some of the general documents required for the …

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What Makes a Good Group Health Insurance Company?

Group health insurance refers to coverage issued to a group of members as part of the employee benefits package, eliminating the need for employees to purchase health insurance on their own. One common characteristic shared by group health insurance companies is their familiarity with the health insurance industry, allowing employers and schools alike to secure …

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How We Can Make Our Organization More Resilient

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a wake-up call for organizations worldwide, highlighting the critical need for organizational resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges. The convergence of multiple crises during the pandemic revealed the fragility of organizations unprepared for shocks. From supply chain disruptions to talent shortages and market decline, businesses faced an array of …

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The Best Countries for Work-Life Balance in 2024

Are you stressed about your commute to work? Are you feeling burned out from the long weeks? Maybe you should consider moving to one of the best countries for work-life balance. , a prominent global HR platform utilized by major international brands, has conducted research on the working cultures across 60 nations with the highest …

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Iconic Sheikh Zayed Mosque In Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi Medical Insurance For Expats

The Abu Dhabi Medical Insurance Law has mandated that health insurance is a legal requirement for everyone residing in Abu Dhabi since 2006. Expats and their dependents must secure adequate private health insurance that meets or exceeds the basic coverage standards. In this Pacific Prime article, we will explain the importance of having international health …

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How to Apply for OSCA ID or Senior Citizen Card In The Philippines

A senior citizen’s ID is one of the many Philippines’ government-issued IDs that can be applied for at the Office of Senior Citizen Affairs (OSCA). It comes with various benefits from transportation benefits to healthcare benefits, making it a must-have for seniors in the Philippines. In this Pacific Prime guide, we will cover the advantages …

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Emergency Preparedness Guide: Handling Medical Crises as an Expat in China

Expats in China can effectively prepare for an emergency by doing their research on potential health hazards along with precautions and seeking treatment. While health insurance in China is free for locals thanks to the government, expats do not have access to the country’s health insurance.  It’s worth securing your own expat health insurance plan …

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Emergency Preparedness Guide: Handling Medical Crises as an Expat in China

Expats in China can effectively prepare for an emergency by doing their research on potential health hazards along with precautions and seeking treatment. While health insurance in China is free for locals thanks to the government, expats do not have access to the country’s health insurance.  It’s worth securing your own expat health insurance plan …

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Health Insurance Regulations for Expats in China

While there is no state-level legal requirement for expats in China to have health insurance, health insurance regulations and requirements can vary at the local level. Some cities or provinces may have their own specific regulations regarding health insurance for expats. Expats in China often rely on private healthcare due to its higher standard, shorter …

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Top Thailand Insurance Companies: Expats And Travelers

The best medical benefit insurance providers for travelers and expats in Thailand include Cigna, VUMI, GeoBlue, AXA, IMG, Luma, LMG, Allianz, April International, AIA, Pacific Cross, Thaivivat, MSIG, Morgan Price, HealthCare International, NOW Health, Optimum Global, and William Russell. Are you planning a trip or move to Thailand? Are you looking for a quality health …

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All You Need to Know About Family Life in Beijing for Expats

Beijing, China’s illustrious capital, presents an attractive prospect for expat families looking for an impressive cultural experience combined with modern conveniences, a high standard of living, no shortages of top-quality healthcare, and some of the world’s best international schools. As China continues its mission to be one of the world’s leading economic powerhouse, Beijing offers …

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Iconic Sheikh Zayed Mosque In Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi Medical Insurance For Expats

The Abu Dhabi Medical Insurance Law has mandated that health insurance is a legal requirement for everyone residing in Abu Dhabi since 2006. Expats and their dependents must secure adequate private health insurance that meets or exceeds the basic coverage standards. In this Pacific Prime article, we will explain the importance of having international health …

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how to apply for Senior Citizen Card In The Philippines

How to Apply for OSCA ID or Senior Citizen Card In The Philippines

A senior citizen’s ID is one of the many Philippines’ government-issued IDs that can be applied for at the Office of Senior Citizen Affairs (OSCA). It comes with various benefits from transportation benefits to healthcare benefits, making it a must-have for seniors in the Philippines. In this Pacific Prime guide, we will cover the advantages …

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Emergency Preparedness Guide: Handling Medical Crises as an Expat in China

Expats in China can effectively prepare for an emergency by doing their research on potential health hazards along with precautions and seeking treatment. While health insurance in China is free for locals thanks to the government, expats do not have access to the country’s health insurance.  It’s worth securing your own expat health insurance plan …

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Simplified Visa Application Process in China

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has recently unveiled a simplified visa application process with a revised application form to attract more international visitors and talent, thereby facilitating more economic development. Are you planning to visit China this year? Want to know more details about the visa application process in China? This move will surely …

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Insights to the Future: Pacific Prime’s Global Employee Benefits Trends Report 2024

Pacific Prime is thrilled to announce the release of our highly anticipated Global Employee Benefits Trends Report for 2024, an annual in-depth exploration of the evolving world of work and the corresponding employee benefits landscape. In response to the global economic recession and high inflationary pressures, we are very much committed to keeping pace with …

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15 Top Jobs for Expats in Shanghai

Among the top jobs for foreigners in Shanghai are teaching, IT, engineering, food industry, research, entrepreneurs, marketing, manufacturing, trade and commerce, finance, and more. Shanghai is a booming city that attracts experts in their field to come and excel in China. Are you an expat getting ready to move to Shanghai? Do you need a …

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