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Sep 2018

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5 years: 78 countries

BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE

It is easy to imagine that the five-year old Belt and Road project from China is a smoothly-oiled machine that is rolling out seamlessly across a variety of Asian markets. But the reality may be more of a patchwork quilt being stitched together by different hands in response to different opportunities.
 


Asia readies for a 'silver' tsunami

REINSURANCE

As Asia’s elderly population, (re)insurers in Asia address the healthcare needs of their ‘silver’ customers. How is the industry helping with ‘healthy ageing’.

Confronting cyber risk

RISK

Cyber risk is a global phenomenon which the insurance industry has yet to get a grasp on. NTU Nanyang Business School Professor Shaun Wang outlines the cyber risk landscape and the challenges in building cyber resilience.

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Featured Articles


All Stories

  • Magazine article aboutEditor-s-Message

    Editor's Message

    September has arrived after all the uncertainties that the summer unleashed upon the world economy. The interconnectivity of the world has created more chaos and confusion, sometimes hurting the innocents in Asia from so far away too. As a...

Country Profile

Malaysia

News

Asian

People on the move

Diary

Reinsurance

  • Magazine article aboutWealth-in-local-knowledge

    Wealth in local knowledge

    By most measures, Vietnam is one of the most dynamic insurance markets in Asia at present. We asked PVIRe CEO Trinh Anh Tuan how reinsurers are dealing with growth of their own.

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  • Vietnam's insurance market comes of age

    Vietnam National Reinsurance deputy CEO Yves-Daniel Cochand shares his assessment of the industry’s performance in 2017, its challenges, as well as its digital readiness.

  • Asia readies for a 'silver' tsunami

    As Asia’s elderly population, (re)insurers in Asia address the healthcare needs of their ‘silver’ customers. How is the industry helping with ‘healthy ageing’.

Insurance

Life & health

Distribution

Risk

  • Magazine article aboutConfronting-cyber-risk

    Confronting cyber risk

    Cyber risk is a global phenomenon which the insurance industry has yet to get a grasp on. NTU Nanyang Business School Professor Shaun Wang outlines the cyber risk landscape and the challenges in building cyber resilience.

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  • Role of risk engineering in managing natural disasters

    In 2017, the worldwide economic losses of $330bn from natural disasters were significantly greater than those experienced in the previous extreme years of 2005 and 2008. Marsh Risk Consulting’s Alfred de Guzman explains.

Technology

Product Bites

  • Product Bites

    Australia: Chubb announces flight delay insurance Japan: Swiss Re Corporate Solutions launches tsunami-derivative solution Malaysia: New protection solution introduced for migrant workers Singapore: Great Eastern partnership to offer...

Notebook

  • Magazine article aboutAsia-in-the-world-market

    Asia in the world market

    The global economy is expected to continue to grow at a healthy pace in 2018 and 2019 but could be faced with three shocks: Energy prices, political uncertainty and interest rates.

Nepal Spotlight

Actuarial

Investment

  • Magazine article aboutThe-new-capital-paradigm

    The new capital paradigm

    Insurers and reinsurers are taking a careful look at their balance sheets in an effort to unlock value and increase return on capital. Guy Carpenter & Company’s David Priebe explains the background.

Talent

  • Magazine article aboutGrooming-Young-Insurance-Talent-In-Asia

    Grooming Young Insurance Talent In Asia

    One of the biggest challenges facing the insurance sector in Asia is the shortage of quality talent and a leadership pipeline. Importantly, the kinds of leaders needed in the new digital age will embrace Industrial Revolution 4.0 and will be...

  • Two Talented Young Singaporeans Achieved ACII Designation In Under a Year

    How did you manage to obtain your professional designation in such a record time? What were the sacrifices that you had to make? What advice would you give to those currently undertaking their ACII professional studies?

Belt and Road Initiative

  • Magazine article about5-years-78-countries

    5 years: 78 countries

    It is easy to imagine that the five-year old Belt and Road project from China is a smoothly-oiled machine that is rolling out seamlessly across a variety of Asian markets. But the reality may be more of a patchwork quilt being stitched together by...