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  • When push comes to shove

    Agricultural insurance will soon become an important mechanism for risk mitigation in South Asian countries where the low-income small farmers are highly vulnerable to the vagaries of nature resulting in distress and suicides during droughts and crop failure. We speak to Dr Olena Sosenko, specialist and adviser on agriculture insurance on the path ahead for these South Asian economies and the critical role of agriculture insurance.

    AIRPlus | 06 Jul 2018
  • New technologies need new codes of practice-Singapore defence minister

    New partnerships are needed to establish new codes of practice and norms for technologies that are becoming ready for deployment, but where there are no international standards, said Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean.

    Asia Risk | 04 Jul 2018
  • Prudential Vietnam boosts charter capital to over $180m

    Prudential Vietnam has lately bolstered its charter capital to VND4.13tn ($183.5m).

    AIRPlus | 02 Jul 2018
  • Telematics: Poised for strong global growth - McKinsey

    Published in April 2018, Telematics: Poised for Strong Global Growth touches on an expanding array of telematics devices and services. It says the sector has reached a tipping point as regulation-driven increase and focused government mandates, will help the technology break. To achieve expected use levels, it needs to enforce standards that enable cross-platform inter-operability.

    AIRPlus | 02 Jul 2018
  • UAE: Govt approves insurance innovation strategy

    Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy and Chairman of the UAE Insurance Authority, has approved the "Innovation Strategy in the Insurance Sector for 2018- 2021".

    Middle East | 01 Jul 2018
  • Saudi Arabia: Electronic platform integrates medical insurance functions

    The government has announced the launch of an electronic health insurance programme and an electronic health data exchange platform to link all healthcare stakeholders to reduce fraud, prevent abuse of insurance services as well as reduce administrative costs in claims management.

    Middle East | 01 Jul 2018
  • How actuaries can adapt to the future of work

    In future, work will be fundamentally different from the way it is today, and how professionals carry out their work is changing too. Actuaries need not feel threatened by the changing business landscape, rather, it could provide them with opportunities to raise the profile of their work, said Deloitte Singapore director (actuarial & insurance solutions) Mehul Dave.

    AIRPlus | 27 Jun 2018
  • Prudential's (AI)ms to support its workforce

    "Digital technology has always been an enabler to support our business processes and customer engagement functions," Prudential Corporation Asia chief executive Nic Nicandrou said. "We are investing GBP300m annually in technology across Asia over the next three years as we further digitise our business across the entire customer life cycle, from acquisition and on-boarding, to servicing and claims payment."

    Agents | 22 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
  • ZhongAn to work with Shanghai regulator to build blockchain reinsurance platform

    ZhongAn Tech, ZhongAn's specialised technology incubator is currently collaborating with Shanghai's insurance regulatory bureau to build a blockchain-based reinsurance platform, said ZhongAn Online Property & Casualty technology unit chief Chen Wei. The platform is designed to help improve security and traceability of reinsured policies.

    AIRPlus | 07 Jun 2018

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