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China to make pollution insurance mandatory for eight polluting industries

China to make pollution insurance mandatory for eight polluting industries

On 9 June, 2017, China unveiled a draft regulation for public feedback, which requires polluting industries to have pollution insurance (or in full: environmental pollution liability insurance).

According to the draft guideline, jointly released by the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP)..

Posted by Jess in Health Insurance
An expat’s guide to medical emergencies in China

An expat’s guide to medical emergencies in China

From car accidents to severe food poisoning and heart attacks, medical emergencies can happen to anyone, anytime and anywhere. As an expat, it’s important that you are aware of how medical emergencies are dealt with in China, and how to prepare yourself in case you come across any unforeseen events…

Posted by Jess in Expat Health Insurance, Health Insurance
Brand new international student health insurance for Chinese students in the US

Brand new international student health insurance for Chinese students in the US

With over 300,000 Chinese students studying in US universities, Pacific Prime China is proud to announce that we now offer a brand new international student health insurance product designed specifically to meet the needs of this burgeoning market. If you or your child are going to the US for education,..

Posted by Jess in Health Insurance
3 tips for a successful employee wellness program in China

3 tips for a successful employee wellness program in China

Around the world, there has been a noticeable increase in demand for employee wellness benefits. With more and more corporations implementing value-added wellness benefits (e.g. smoking cessation programs) that go above and beyond standard medical insurance benefits, there has truly been a shift in..

Posted by Jess in Group Health Insurance
Minimizing risk with cyber insurance

Minimizing risk with cyber insurance

Follow any tech or security blogs and news and it quickly becomes apparent that nearly every week there is some massive new security breach found in computer software, operating systems, and sometimes even hardware. In many cases these risks are actually fairly minimal..

Posted by rmcbroom in General Insurance, News
HomeGuardian Plus: New home and contents insurance for China homeowners

HomeGuardian Plus: New home and contents insurance for China homeowners

Your home is one of the most valuable assets that you will ever own. Housing is growing more and more expensive, so it makes a lot of sense to protect it and those things it houses, as best you can. Homeowners in China can now take advantage of a new and exclusive home..

Posted by Luther in General Insurance
Top 5 insurance requirement considerations for sending employees overseas

Top 5 insurance requirement considerations for sending employees overseas

Sending workers overseas represents a huge responsibility for employers, which is why proper planning and following the right insurance requirements can, quite literally, save lives.

While working abroad can be a very exciting opportunity for expats, employees will likely find themselves feeling..

Posted by Jess in Group Health Insurance
Bike-Sharing Insurance in China: Cities decide to protect riders

Bike-Sharing Insurance in China: Cities decide to protect riders

In years gone by, China had reached its peak saturation for bicycles. In the 1990s country had 670 million bikes on the roads. Since then, the population of China has grown, but the number of bikes out there has actually lowered to about half a billion. That number..

Posted by Travis Jones in Health Insurance
Pregnancy technology for tech-savvy parents and parents-to-be

Pregnancy technology for tech-savvy parents and parents-to-be

Let’s face it, welcoming a new addition to the family can be daunting, but pregnancy technology may just help make things incredibly easier for parents and parents-to-be. From conception to pregnancy and beyond, a growing number of consumer gadgets and tools are helping those who want to be more..

Posted by Jess in Health Insurance, Maternity Insurance
Disaster insurance and your business in Asia

Disaster insurance and your business in Asia

Why did you open a business in Asia? Well, like many investors and entrepreneurs around the world, you probably noted the potential of the region for its production capacity, quality workers and favorable policies for business ownership. Not only these, but as far as..

Posted by Travis Jones in General Insurance
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