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COVID-19 remains a huge challenge around the world. Find out how you’re covered. Service for members is unaffected.

Finding the right work-life balance when working from home

A proper work-life balance is always important, but it’s especially vital if you work from home. To coincide with National Work Life Week, we take a look at how workers at home and abroad can keep everything in harmony.

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Top 10 Reasons to Become an Expat

Moving abroad can be a tough choice. Coronavirus has changed the world and opened up new possibilities for living and remote working. We’ve put together 10 reasons why you should consider becoming an expat and moving abroad.

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The Ultimate Hong Kong Sports Diary

There’s a vibrant sports scene in Hong Kong for participant and spectator alike, from professional events enticing the world’s top athletes to those open to beginners and amateurs.

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Managing a Long-Term Medical Condition

Having a chronic condition shouldn’t stand in your way of pursuing a life overseas. But what research should you do before you leave and what questions need to be asked?

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Can you have a healthy Chinese new year?

How do the Chinese celebrate the Lunar New Year, and is the event physically or mentally beneficial?

What Factors Are Driving Up the Cost of Global Healthcare?

According to Willis Towers Watson’s 2017 Global Medical Trends Survey Report, the trend in average global medical investments went up 7.8% in 2017 and most countries expect it to continue to rise between 2.4 and 7.5% a year until 2020.

Ebola in Africa what expats need to know

Ebola in Africa: what expats need to know

Dr Peter Salama, Executive Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Emergencies Programme which coordinates outbreak responses, remarked that we have “learnt never, ever to underestimate the Ebola virus disease and we will be remaining vigilant.”

Your guide to malaria protection

Your Guide to Malaria Protection

Malaria prevention has always been a consideration for expats and travellers alike, but there have been reports of a treatment-resistant strain of the disease gradually sweeping through Southeast Asia.

Keeping active in Southeast Asia

Keeping Active in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has the highest activity level in the world according to the World Health Organization, but there are growing concerns that physical fitness levels in the region are on the wane. Westernised influence of high-fat, sugary foods and long, sedentary working hours in front of computer screens are the main reasons for this concern.

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Expat life: managing stress in Hong Kong

Becoming an expat in Hong Kong is an exciting prospect, but living in the city can bring mental challenges and worries for expats. How can you manage the potential stress of making a move?

Keeping insurance relevant to expats

Keeping Insurance Relevant to Expats

In the 25 years William Russell has provided expat health, life and income protection insurance, the needs and expectations of global professionals have completely transformed.

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Is There a Depression Crisis in Asia’s cities?

How much of a problem is depression in Asia’s metropolises and how can it be identified and prevented?

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Buying Antibiotics in Southeast Asia

Having easy access to antibiotics may seem like a convenient option when you’re living or travelling abroad, but it can lead to greater health issues further down the line.

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