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  • Lifetime Achievement: Mr Mark Tucker

    Mr Mark Tucker walked away with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent 21st Asia Insurance Industry Awards.

    Agents | 21 Nov 2017
  • PIC 2017: Industry's future hinges on innovation, engagement overhaul

    Major changes are upon the insurance industry and these include the shift of global growth towards Asia; accelerating industry disruption, which will change the way businesses are conducted; and "a new societal deal", defined by emerging risks, economic growth experimentations and a growing middle class. To compete and win in the next five years, insurers will not only need an overhaul of their businesses, including engagement, distribution, products - underscored by data - but must also reaffirm their purpose to customers, said speakers at the 28th Pacific Insurance Conference in Hong Kong yesterday.

    Asia | 21 Nov 2017
  • Indonesia: Authority upbeat about insurance industry

    The Financial Services Authority (OJK) is optimistic that insurance and reinsurance premium revenue will be able to reach IDR258 trillion (US$19.1 billion) for the whole of ths year, in line with its projections.

    Asia | 20 Nov 2017
  • India: Road injuries and self harm cause the most injury burden

    Road injuries and self-harm, which includes suicides and non-fatal outcomes of self-harm, are the leading contributors to the injury burden in India, says a report compiled by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Public Heath Foundation of India (PHFI) and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).

    Asia | 20 Nov 2017
  • Life insurers to gain most from foreign ownership liberalisation

    China's liberalisation of foreign ownership in its financial sector will see the insurance sector attracting the most foreign interest, in part because international investors will be advancing from a lower base, says S&P Global Ratings in a report.

    China | 17 Nov 2017
  • AIA China to stay in the lead despite foreign ownership rule changes

    The Chinese government's move to allow 100% foreign ownership of insurance companies is not expected to affect materially AIA China's competitive position, says Moody's Investors Service Hong Kong.

    China | 17 Nov 2017
  • Major revamp of medical insurance regulations proposed

    The CIRC yesterday issued the "Health Insurance Management Measures (Draft)" to revamp regulations that were issued more than 10 years ago in 2006. The changes provide for new products, new players and liberalised pricing.

    China | 17 Nov 2017
  • Commercial health insurance paid for mainly with own funds

    China may have achieved nominal universal healthcare coverage but the chronic inadequacies of the state system, coupled with rising incomes, are driving urban consumers towards private insurers with many of them paying for the cover themselves.

    China | 17 Nov 2017
  • US$50 bln spent a year on diabetes treatment in China

    China spends US$50 billion treating diabetes and related diseases every year, which is about 13% of the total national healthcare expenditures. However, 80% of the diabetes cost is spent on treating its complications, according to a report released in conjunction with World Diabetes Day which fell on 14 November.

    China | 17 Nov 2017
  • China's migrant population dynamics affect insurers' strategy

    China's population of migrant workers saw a decline for the second consecutive year in 2016 - to 245 million - according to a report released by the National Health and Family Planning Commission.

    China | 17 Nov 2017

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