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Jan 2019


Life & health – Ageing special focus

Ageing: An opportunity and a threat

Questions surrounding ageing are fast becoming some of the most important that society faces. We speak to Dr Lam Ching Choi from Hong Kong’s Elderly Commission and Ageing Asia Alliance’s Janice Chia to understand the impending black hole that insurers may face.

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Confronting ageism

Dr Kanwaljit Soin, co-founder of a charity that assists women with ageing in Singapore, talks about the urgent need to reframe discussions around longevity into a more positive debate.

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Retirement age is just another number

We consider the future of work in the 100-year life – extending retirement age, or scrapping it completely, as one insurer has done.

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Plugging the protection gap for seniors

In response to a rapidly ageing society, Singapore’s largest composite insurer, NTUC Income, has recalibrated its underwriting process to suit seniors applying for life insurance.

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A leading mentality

After a six-month gap, Canopius has returned to the market with a more defined underwriting appetite and a desire to expand its footprint across emerging Asia. Chairman Michael Watson and APAC and MENA CEO Mark Newman discuss their plans for 2019.

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