Magazine

Aug 2019

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Fronting the sustainability agenda

INSURANCE - General

Asia Insurance Review spoke to Willis Towers Watson’s Rowan Douglas about fostering greater resilience among communities that are vulnerable to disaster.
 


ART for ART's sake

RISK

Alternative risk transfer is older and far more sophisticated than it may first appear. And Asia is fast becoming a hotbed for fresh activity, as Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s Chris Fischer Hirs told Asia Insurance Review.

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Ready, set, go

INSURANCE - Life & health

The Myanmar insurance market is all set to begin a new chapter with the government granting approval to five international life players to operate in the market.

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Featured Articles


All Stories

  • Editor's Message

    There is so much happening in Asia in August, though the European summer break does beckon the holidaymakers.

Insurance

Life & health

  • Magazine article aboutWhither-the-Indian-life-insurance-industry-

    Whither the Indian life insurance industry?

    The potential of the Indian insurance market is virtually endless. As the industry completes two decades in the liberalised regime, how will the Indian life insurance industry shape up in the years ahead?

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  • Going grey

    Asia’s ageing population is not only growing, but it is doing so at an unprecedented speed. Asia will see a 19% rise in population by 2050, and a staggering 148% growth in its elderly population at the same time.

  • Think Tank: The Geneva Association - Long-term care insurance research and trajectory

    The financial risk of facing the costs associated with future needs for long-term care is still largely underinsured. The London School of Economics’ Mr Joan Costa-Font, the Geneva School of Business Administration’s Mr Christophe...

Risk

  • Magazine article aboutART-for-ART-s-sake

    ART for ART's sake

    Alternative risk transfer is older and far more sophisticated than it may first appear. And Asia is fast becoming a hotbed for fresh activity, as Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s Chris Fischer Hirs told Asia Insurance Review.

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  • Governing social conditions

    For the financial services sector in Australia, post the Hayne royal commission report, it’s no longer acceptable for companies to be unaware of the social condition of their organisation.

  • Shifting into fifth gear

    The next generation of cellular technology, 5G, promises even faster network speeds and accelerated complex distributed systems, and the potential for transformation in many industries is high. However, the risks are many.

Country Profile

China

  • Magazine article aboutVisions-of-China

    Visions of China

    In spite of the uncertainty caused by the trade war with the US, China remains a most attractive market for the world’s (re)insurance community because of its sheer size – and the amount of infrastructure that needs to be built and...

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  • Regulation: Too much, too little or just right?

    On 8 April 2018, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission officially started operations. We look at what it has achieved to date.

  • How to become an international insurance centre

    In 2016, the Shanghai Insurance Regulatory Commission set the ambitious goal of becoming an international insurance centre by 2020. As the deadline approaches, we look at how much works has to be done to achieve this goal.

News

Asian

Product Bites

Notebook

People on the move

Diary

Women in insurance