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  • 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
  • Global economic confidence falls sharply amid growing trade tensions

    Global economic confidence has fallen in 3Q2018, its lowest since the beginning of 2016, according to a recent survey.

    Asia Risk | 17 Oct 2018
  • Global: Hurricane Michael estimated to cost insurers up to US$10bn

    Insured losses resulting from Hurricane Michael's winds and storm surge that struck Florida on 10 October will range from $6bn to $10bn, estimates catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide.

    Asia | 17 Oct 2018
  • Incumbent insurers fall short of delivering value - study

    Most incumbent insurers today are not delivering on fundamentals like quality of products and services and ease of doing business. This has led to consumers, in particular millennials who are young and digitally active, turning towards doing business with new entrants to the industry whom they perceive as being able to create and deliver more value, said a new report from Bain & Company.

    AIRPlus | 16 Oct 2018
  • David Levenson named President and CEO of LIMRA, LOMA and LL Global

    LL Global, the parent company of LIMRA and LOMA, has announced David Levenson will be the next president and CEO, effective 1 January 2019. Levenson will succeed Robert Kerzner, who is retiring as president and CEO after 14 years at the helm of the world's largest association of life insurance and financial services companies.

    Agents | 15 Oct 2018
  • Disasters impact women differently

    Disasters do not discriminate. They affect whole communities. Disasters, however, impact women and men differently. According to a recent report published by the United Nations Development Programme and UN Women applying a gender lens to disaster risk reduction initiatives addresses gender-specific capacities and needs in a population and the ability of a community to face and recover from disasters.

    AIRPlus | 15 Oct 2018
  • Global: Hurricane Micheal expected to be an earnings event for world reinsurance sector

    Early estimated insured losses from the wind and storm surge caused by Hurricane Michael in the US are up to $4.5bn, says S&P Global Ratings.

    Asia | 15 Oct 2018
  • Charles Taylor Adjusting appoints chairman and managing directors for UK, Europe and Singapore

    Charles Taylor Adjusting (CTA), International loss adjuster, has made senior appointments in its natural resources' loss adjusting business. John E. Donald, managing director, has been appointed chairman and Chris Brown and Mike McMahon have been appointed managing directors for UK, Europe and Singapore.

    People | 12 Oct 2018
  • What's New in the Market

    Here's the low down on everything that's happening within the insurance industry. Whether it's a new product launch, talent movements, new initiatives or collaborations with the most likely/unlikely partnerships - this is where you stay updated and relevant.

    Agents | 12 Oct 2018
  • Global: Pacific Life Re undertakes text mining project to process medical data

    London-headquartered Pacific Life Re and UnderwriteMe, a supplier of automated underwriting systems, are collaborating with the National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM) at the University of Manchester in the UK on a project to develop a system which combines text mining and machine learning techniques to process unstructured medical textual data, such as doctors' reports on life and health insurance applicants and claimants.

    Asia | 12 Oct 2018

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