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  • Heart health awareness campaign empowers Malaysian women

    Cardiovascular disease has been found to be one of the leading causes of death for women globally with over 8.6m women dying from heart disease and stroke in spite of the fact that these conditions are mostly preventable. To raise awareness on this issue, AXA Affin General Insurance (AAGI) has collaborated with the Heart Foundation of Malaysia, also known as Yayasan Jantung Malaysia (YJM) to launch a new campaign titled 'Go Red for Women'.

    Latest News | 20 Mar 2019
  • Malaysia: New life business premium volume edges up by 1.8% in 2018

    New business premium in Malaysia's life insurance industry grew by 1.8% in 2018 to MYR10.30bn ($2.53bn) from MYR10.10bn in 2017, according to the Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) in a statement yesterday.

    Asia | 05 Mar 2019
  • Malaysia: Motor & fire fuel general insurance market growth in 2018

    Malaysia's general insurance industry registered overall growth of 1.5% in 2018, on the back of higher premiums from its two largest classes of insurance, Motor and Fire.

    Asia | 01 Mar 2019
  • Malaysian family takaful operator appoints new CEO

    Zurich Malaysia has appointed Mr Mukesh Dhawan as the CEO of Zurich Takaful Malaysia (ZTM) effective 1 March. In his new role, Mr Dhawan will execute Zurich's strategic priorities for its family takaful business in Malaysia and will report to ZTM's board of directors. He succeeds Mr Salim Majid Zain, who left the company in January.

    AIRPlus | 28 Feb 2019
  • Mukesh Dhawan appointed CEO of Zurich Takaful Malaysia

    Zurich Malaysia has announced the appointment of Mukesh Dhawan as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zurich Takaful Malaysia Berhad (ZTMB) effective 1 March 2019. In this role, Mukesh will be responsible for executing Zurich's strategic priorities to gain a more profitable foothold for its family takaful business in Malaysia. He succeeds Salim Majid Zain, who left the company in January 2019, and will report to ZTMB's Board of Directors.

    Agents | 27 Feb 2019
  • Grab bemoans dearth of insurance options

    Grab Malaysia (Grab) has expressed concern over both the 'lack of readiness' of certain agencies and the shortage of insurance options available to its drivers as it faces a race against time to comply with new regulations set by the transport ministry.

    AIRPlus | 25 Feb 2019
  • Great Eastern reports 4% increase in operating profit for FY2018

    Great Eastern Holdings announced their financial results for FY2018 yesterday morning. Its operating profit from insurance business continued on its good growth momentum, achieving 5% growth for Q4 2018 and 4% for the full year. This was driven by both the Singapore and Malaysian insurance operations, the company said. Net operating profit for the full year of 2018 stood at S$625.3m ($463m).

    Asia | 21 Feb 2019
  • Howden names new top positions with new merger in Malaysia

    Howden announced that it has agreed to acquire a strategic stake in Malene Insurance Brokers. Malene will join Howden's other Malaysian business, CIMB Howden Insurance Brokers, under one common locally incorporated holding company, HBG Malaysia

    People | 15 Feb 2019
  • Malaysia: Foreign insurers directed to submit shareholding plans by April

    Malaysia has given foreign-owned insurance companies until April to outline their plans to comply with local shareholding requirements, reported Reuters citing the central bank governor.

    Asia | 15 Feb 2019
  • Storms and heavy rain cause nearly $1bn in losses in January

    Aon launched its Global Catastrophe Recap for January of 2019 last week, which evaluated the impact of global natural disaster events to identify trends, manage volatility and enhance resilience.

    AIRPlus | 12 Feb 2019

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