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  • Mitigating flood risk - the role of private sector and government

    An urban planner and a village priest could be as important as an insurer in playing a role to protect a community at risk of floods.

    AIRPlus | 18 Jun 2018
  • Mutual trust and cultural alignment essential to further public-private partnerships

    Among the myriad challenges in building a successful public-private partnership (PPP) is the challenge of aligning the interests of all parties, said panellists at the recent 16th Conference on Catastrophe Insurance in Asia, in discussing making PPPs work to bridge the protection gap.

    AIRPlus | 18 Jun 2018
  • Piecing together a holistic Nat CAT management solution

    Microinsurance is not the way forward in managing natural catastrophes, according to UN Capital Development Fund regional inclusive insurance specialist Michael Carr. By virtue of the fact that in the short term, there are 'too many barriers' such as the lack of incentives and subsidies for microinsurance development, and 'insufficient interest from many insurers'.

    AIRPlus | 14 Jun 2018
  • Enhanced flood risk datasets help bridge more than protection gap

    Floods are the most common yet most underinsured risk in Asian emerging markets. India, Indonesia and the Philippines encounter frequent flooding due to heavy rainfall or typhoons, yet the protection gap has not made any appreciable progress over the past five years. Part of this is due to the huge migration over the past half century towards certain coastal population centres that have created this exposure.

    AIRPlus | 14 Jun 2018
  • APAC: 2018 Asia Insurance Technology Awards nominations open

    Presented by Asia Insurance Review and Celent, the Asia Insurance Technology Awards (AITAs) recognise excellence and innovation in the use of technology within the insurance industry in the Asia Pacific Region. Nominations for the 2018 AITA Awards are now open and the nomination deadline is 20 July 2018.

    Asia | 14 Jun 2018
  • Cyber insurance market growth found wanting

    While cyber insurance offers abundant growth opportunities, the market appears to be 'bifurcated', according to a recent A.M. Best report that looked at the US cyber market. It stated that on the one hand, national accounts and Fortune 500 companies appear to be embracing the need to partner the insurance industry as a way to counter cyber risks and that financial institutions and healthcare companies are increasing their coverage.

    AIRPlus | 13 Jun 2018
  • Executive Champion of the Year 2018: Rizalina Mantaring

    For her commitment to helping advisers flourish in their careers and find fulfilment in their mission of helping clients achieve financial security, and championing of the agency force by enabling, ennobling and engaging them, Ms Rizalina Mantaring, CEO and Country Head, Sun Life Financial Philippines, was named the executive champion of the year at the 3rd Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards.

    Agents | 13 Jun 2018
  • Asia makes up half of world's top 10 cities at risk, with Tokyo at no. 1--Lloyd's

    Asia accounts for half of the top 10 cities at risk in the world, with Tokyo taking top spot as the city facing the greatest risks in the world, according to the recently released Lloyd's City Risk Index (CRI).

    Asia Risk | 13 Jun 2018
  • Asia: Insurers well-placed to further development of Belt and Road Initiative projects

    China's multi-trillion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will offer the insurance industry and the wider global economy significant growth and investment opportunities. This was the unanimous view shared by industry experts at yesterday's Insurance Summit on Belt and Road Initiative in Singapore. But more importantly, insurers have a critical role to play in supporting the development of projects that are 'investable, legal, feasible and sustainable'.

    Asia | 13 Jun 2018
  • Asia: Insurers well-placed to further development of Belt and Road Initiative projects

    China's multi-trillion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will offer the insurance industry and the wider global economy significant growth and investment opportunities. This was the unanimous view shared by industry experts at yesterday's Insurance Summit on Belt and Road Initiative in Singapore. But more importantly, insurers have a critical role to play in supporting the development of projects that are 'investable, legal, feasible and sustainable'.

    Asia | 12 Jun 2018


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