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  • 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
  • ARPC reports stable capacity, increased premium income

    The Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC) released its 2017-18 annual report last week, marking the first financial year under the guidance of chairman Ian Carson. ARPC provides reinsurance to Australia's commercial property insurers against declared terrorism incidents.

    AIRPlus | 22 Oct 2018
  • Pacific Life Re in tie-up with University of Manchester to mine text from unstructured data

    Pacific Life Re and its sister technology business UnderwriteMe have entered into a collaboration with the University of Manchester's National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM) to develop a system combining text mining and machine learning techniques to process unstructured medical textual data.

    AIRPlus | 22 Oct 2018
  • Milliman hires Heerak Basu as consulting actuary

    Milliman announced the appointment of industry veteran Mr Heerak Basu as consulting actuary, based in Mumbai.

    People | 19 Oct 2018
  • AGCS appoints Richard Green as head of new alternative risk transfer business

    Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) is expanding its alternative risk transfer (ART) line of business to the Asia Pacific region, and in a related move, announced the appointment of Mr Richard Green as regional head of ART, Asia Pacific, with effect from 15 October 2018.

    People | 19 Oct 2018
  • Malaysian regulator reconsidering foreign ownership rules (update)

    Update: According to Financial Times, Malaysia's new government has reopened discussions about allowing foreign insurance companies to maintain full ownership of domestic insurers.

    AIRPlus | 18 Oct 2018
  • Korea: Life insurers urged to address unmet needs of consumers

    While Korea ranks second in Asia for insurance penetration, there are still plenty of unmet needs for life insurance coverage which the industry has to address to remain sustainable into the future.

    Asia | 18 Oct 2018
  • Singapore International Reinsurance Conference: Here to Stay

    The first ever Singapore International Reinsurance Conference, which drew participation from several CEOs of many big reinsurance companies around the world, has been hailed a success.

    AIRPlus | 17 Oct 2018
  • Global: Action needed for rice and food production to meet growing demand-Singapore minister

    Major changes to rice and food production systems are required to ensure a resilient supply, said Singapore's minister for national development Lawrence Wong at a conference this week.

    Asia Risk | 17 Oct 2018
  • Allianz expands alternative risk transfer business to Singapore

    Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) is expanding its Alternative Risk Transfer (ART) line of business to the Asia-Pacific region.

    Asia Risk | 17 Oct 2018

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