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  • Philippines: Top court dismisses case against higher tax rates on non-life insurers

    The Supreme Court has upheld the legality of the Bureau of Internal Revenue's (BIR) move to impose higher tax rates on non-life insurance companies compared to life insurance firms.

    Asia | 06 Dec 2018
  • Philippines: Govt looking at national system to evaluate risks

    The Philippine government is keen to create a national system where various state entities, down to local government units (LGUs), can rely on a rational structure to evaluate risks and access resources for risk protection and management through a public asset insurance programme, said Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III.

    Asia Risk | 28 Nov 2018
  • Philippines: Local government units to be educated on climate change

    The Philippines Climate Change Commission (CCC) and the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) have partnered to develop and roll out a course in late 2019 aimed at helping local government units (LGUs) build community resilience against climate change, reported the Philippines News Agency.

    Asia Risk | 28 Nov 2018
  • Philippines: Govt eyes national risk evaluation & management system

    The Philippine government wants to create a national system where various state entities, down to local government units (LGUs), can rely on a rational structure to evaluate risks and access resources for risk protection and management through a public asset insurance programme, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has said.

    Asia | 23 Nov 2018
  • Philippines: Prudential Guarantee tops non-life field in net premiums in 2017

    Prudential Guarantee & Assurance (PGA) was named the top non-life insurer in the Philippines in 2017 based on premium income after writing PHP4.81bn ($91.2m) worth of net premiums, moving up from second place in 2016, according to data from the Insurance Commission (IC).

    Asia | 09 Nov 2018
  • Philippines: Insurance Commission issues rules for Web aggregators

    The Philippines Insurance Commission (IC) has published a set of rules covering insurance Web aggregators in a move to supervise and monitor the sector.

    Agents | 23 Oct 2018
  • A pioneer for microinsurance

    Pioneer Life is the microinsurance pioneer in the Philippines, where it started offering microinsurance products since 2007. The company started operations with the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI), as its sole distribution partner. CARD MRI is a group of mutually reinforcing institutions that is dedicated to empowering the poor in the Philippines. Pioneer Life today is in a joint venture with CARD MRI and the JV company known as CARD Pioneer Microinsurance works with over 80 partners across the Philippines today.

    AIRPlus | 22 Oct 2018
  • Philippines: Rules issued for Web aggregators

    The Philippines Insurance Commission (IC) has published a set of rules covering insurance Web aggregators, stating that the move enables the Commission to supervise and monitor the sector.

    Asia | 22 Oct 2018
  • Philippines: Insurance industry adopt FinTech

    The Philippine insurance industry is embracing FinTech as it adapts to changes brought about by the wave of global technological advancements.

    Asia | 19 Oct 2018
  • Philippines: Govt studying cat bonds

    The Philippines is seriously considering proposals like sponsoring catastrophe bonds that could be included in other insurance packages the government is now exploring with Lloyd's of London and the World Bank to cover state assets, the Department of Finance (DOF) said in a statement.

    Asia | 16 Oct 2018


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