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  • 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
  • Insurance and the 4th industrial revolution - a brave new world

    Asia Insurance Review's special summit on Industrial Revolution 4.0 and its impact on insurance got off to a rousing start in Seoul yesterday, where speakers delivered a balanced perspective of how the industry can capitalise on the technological, economic and social disruptions that are happening as the world enters its fourth major industrial era since the original industrial revolution of the 18th century. With a world being shaped by a fusion of technologies and the blurring of lines between the physical and digital spheres, the message on the first day of the conference was for the industry to keep an open mind and seize on opportunities to enhance its value proposition.

    Asia | 17 Oct 2018
  • Global reinsurers key to make market sustainable

    The Indian government's ambitious crop insurance scheme Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), is raking in the money for insurers and presents huge opportunities for the global reinsurance sector. PMFBY has made agriculture insurance the third largest line of insurance after motor and health in India and is reinsurance driven and is currently contributing about one third of total reinsurance premiums in India.

    AIRPlus | 16 Oct 2018
  • Healthcare: preventative, personalised and precise

    The Economist Intelligence Unit recently surveyed 480 high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) across the fast-growing regions of Asia, the Middle East and Africa to study how their current healthcare habits might lead to breakthroughs for society as a whole.

    AIRPlus | 16 Oct 2018
  • Experiences of first InsurTech company to be approved from the Thai regulatory sandbox

    FairDee is a Thai digital insurance platform that was launched in July. Formed by the Singapore-based Vouch InsurTech and six Thai insurers, the start-up aims to promote safer driving and reduce fraudulent claims by giving up to 30% of annual premiums back to consumers who do not make any claims within that policy year.

    AIRPlus | 15 Oct 2018
  • Insurers rake in the moolah from insuring the gods

    India, a land where millions of deities are worshipped daily, is now seeking insurance for the gods themselves. In a telling reflection to the times, religious festival organisers now believe that they and their gods could do with some insurance cover during the festival days. Industry sources reveal that in the city of Mumbai itself insurance cover worth $80m was taken this year during the Ganesh (elephant god of the Hindus) festival.

    AIRPlus | 15 Oct 2018
  • Peak Re appoints David V. Cabral as Chief Operating Officer

    Peak Re announced the appointment of Mr David V. Cabral as COO with effect from 8 October 2018.

    People | 12 Oct 2018
  • China Taiping Insurance Singapore appoints Lance Tay as general manager for life insurance

    China Taiping Insurance Singapore announced the appointment of Mr Lance Tay as general manager for its life insurance business.

    People | 12 Oct 2018

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