Feb 2016

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Asia Pacific: Business interruption tops 2016 Allianz Risk Barometer

Asia Pacific: Bigger TPP to generate more economic growth and insurance business

Asia: The broker's perpetual challenge to find its USP

Asia: Experts to tackle how to be a "Smart" health insurer

Asia: Automotive disruptions offer new landscape of opportunities for motor insurers

Asia: Cyber risk adds to the challenge of marine insurance

Australia: Dominant middle class feels extreme weather impact

Thai insurer picks Cambodia for first overseas op

China: New insurance investment fund could grow to US$46 bln in size

China: CIRC issues guidelines to improve internal control of insurance funds

Hong Kong: Dr Moses Cheng is Chairman of IIA

India: Cabinet approves new crop insurance scheme

India: Regulator proposes commission & reward structure for agents

Indonesia: Two reinsurers merged in first phase to build globally competitive player

Indonesia: Life and non-life insurers bullish about prospects

Japan: Non-life insurers to see underwriting gains on premium hikes

South Korea: Auto premiums on the increase since last Oct

Malaysia: Non-life market to see more tempered growth this year

Myanmar: Sompo Japan first foreign insurer to offer auto cover

New Zealand: Nat CAT cost insurers US$74 mln in 2015

Pakistan: Ambitious health insurance plan launched for the needy

Philippines: Several non-life insurers could be for sale

Singapore: Life insurance body launches Unclaimed Proceeds register

Singapore: NTUC Income sweeps top spots among insurers in reputation poll

Singapore: Winning research to be presented at prestigious Global Insurance Forum in June

Taiwan: Global custody services launched onshore for insurers

Thailand: Non-life industry urged to innovate as it approaches turning point

Vietnam: Robust double-digit growth forecast for insurers

Global - 2015 global Nat CAT insured losses at US$35 bln is lowest since 2009 - Aon

Global - UK insurers see huge losses north of US$2.2 bln from Dec floods

Corporate Risk Management: Climate change risk has greatest potential impact in 2016 - World Economic Forum

Corporate Risk Management: Singapore' SMEs underinsured against major business risks