Oct 2015

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Asia: Family no longer regarded as primary source of support in retirement - GAI-Prudential survey

ASEAN: Lloyd's study shows top 15 Southeast Asian cities have US$300 bln at risk over next decade

Asia: Spanish reinsurer, MAPFRE RE, with office in Manila, opens branches in Singapore and Malaysia

Australia: Pacific Life Re gets green light to operate

Cambodia: Insurers turning to mobile to boost sales

China: First internet-based life insurer awaits regulatory approval

China: Cargo losses from Tianjin blasts could reach US$6 bln

China: Asia Capital Re teams up with ArgoGlobal to underwrite Chinese risks

Hong Kong: Insurers support private car services, provided they are legal

India: Businesses need to broaden insurance coverage

India: Strong growth expected in non-life insurance sector

India: Most employees expect life cover from employers

Japan: Insurers on massive overseas buying spree

Japan: Japan Post Insurance to go public in Nov

South Korea: Insurance sector enjoys 30% surge in 1H profits

Macau: Casinos turning to kidnap insurance policies

Malaysia: Non-life market outlook expected to be flat for next 18 months

Myanmar: JLT comes to Myanmar

Nepal: Regulator concerned about possible reduced powers

Pakistan: Insurers' minimum capital hiked by US$1.9 mln to $4.8 mln (non-life) and $6.7 mln (life)

Philippines: Insurance mart to see record premiums this year

Sri Lanka: 20 brokers respond to reinsurer's retrocession call

Taiwan: Regulator urges insurers to hedge against global volatility

Thailand: Govt economic stimuli set to boost premiums

Vietnam: Draft decree proposes mandatory construction insurance