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  • 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
  • An embryonic market full of opportunity

    The insurance industry in Afghanistan is relatively small with only four companies operating in the market but things are looking positive for the sector with increasing awareness and opportunities arising from the government's push for infrastructure development in the country. Terrorism, though still a major concern, has not dampened the business environment and commercial activities are on the increase. We speak to Insurance Corporation of Afghanistan chief operating officer/chief underwriting officer Kevin Hartnett about the roadmap for the industry and the opportunities in the market.

    AIRPlus | 04 Jun 2018
  • Philippines: Lawmakers propose insurance law revision to include terrorism cover

    The leadership of the House of Representatives is proposing to amend the country's Insurance Code to cover loss due to terrorist and rebellion attacks.

    Asia | 31 May 2018
  • Terrorist events decrease but casualties increase

    The jury is still out if the Toronto van attack on 23 April that claimed 10 lives and injured 14 others grievously can be classified as a terrorist attack or not. However, the frequency of terror attacks in advanced markets has decreased over the last 25 years while casualties have increased drastically.

    AIRPlus | 16 May 2018
  • Singapore: Industry watchdog sets up data analytics working group for AML/CFT

    Singapore's Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Industry Partnership (ACIP) has set up a working group to leverage the collective experience of its members in using AML/CFT data analytics.

    Asia Risk | 16 May 2018
  • Indonesia: Demand for terrorism cover expected to grow this year and next

    The threat of terrorism and the political agenda in Indonesia until 2019 will trigger an increase in demand for terrorism insurance, says Mr Robby Loho, chairman of the Indonesian Insurance Industry Development Consortium-Terrorism and Sabotage (KPIAI-TS).

    Asia | 15 May 2018
  • Terrorism insurance cover evolves with attack methods

    As terrorism attack methods evolve, insurance buyers are seeking to expand its definitions in coverage to include active assailant events, while insurers are also innovating to meet buyers' needs, said Marsh's latest '2018 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report', which reviewed the state of the marketplace and mitigation strategies available to global businesses.

    AIRPlus | 19 Apr 2018
  • ASEAN: Islamic State poses sustained regional threat

    Despite the absence of a spectacular attack by Islamic State (IS) in Southeast Asia in 2017, the jihadist movement poses a sustained threat in the region, says the Terrorism & Political Violence Map 2018 produced by Aon with The Risk Advisory Group.

    Asia | 19 Apr 2018
  • Asia: Islamic State continues to be a threat in 2018-Aon

    The Islamic State (IS) remains a sustained threat in the region, despite the absence of a 'spectacular' attack so far. And in Asia, Singapore is seen as a valuable IS target, according to Aon's 2018 risk maps for political risk, terrorism and political violence.

    Asia Risk | 18 Apr 2018
  • GCC: Aon Risk Map outlines potential sources of greater instability

    The ongoing blockade of Qatar, unrest in the Qatif region and the continued intervention in the Yemeni Civil War are all potential sources of greater instability if progress toward resolutions are not made, says the Terrorism & Political Violence Map 2018 produced by Aon with The Risk Advisory Group, and released last week.

    Middle East | 18 Apr 2018

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