Emerging from the pandemic
Global Insurance Forum 2021 - Underwriters will not always be at the centre of insurance
Global Insurance Forum 2021 - A culture without boundaries
Global Insurance Forum 2021 - Innovation critical for last mile delivery of products
Global Insurance Forum 2021 - Leadership thinking out of the box
Global Insurance Forum 2021 - Investing in recovery
Global Insurance Forum 2021 - Cyber and intangible risks
View from India - Travel insurance has miles to go
Creating a big footprint in Asia
The future of employee benefits
Life & health
Building a brighter agency force for a better future
Survival imperatives for life businesses
Regulation: Sustainability and governance
Looking ahead to the next stage
Three priorities for the life sector
Life, ageing and sustainability
Reinsurance market remains on strong footing
Digital awakening and opportunity for actuaries
InsurTech development catalysed by pandemic
Keeping clients close
Catastrophe risk in a post-pandemic world
New reinsurer for Nepal
Three ways to use reinsurance for capital optimisation success
Death of life agents in China
Health insurance: Poor practices are rampant
Rebuilding climate resilience
Embedded insurance: Making it work
Aligning capital, risk and knowledge
Active allyship - giving minorities a voice
Active allyship - walking the talk
The state of digitalisation in India: Opportunity and threat
Infographics: Revealing insights from insurance industry leaders in Asia
Asia: Online P&C personal lines could tip $7.5bn over next five years
Australia: Nat CAT forecast to exceed $800bn over the next 40 years
China: Shanghai's supplementary health insurance ratio hits 15%
Japan: Life insurers accelerate moves to non-face-to-face channels
Japan: Life insurers collaborate to support action on climate change
Digital transformation and technology are biggest operational risks
People on the move
INSURANCE - General
The definition of what it is to be a global reinsurer is changing rapidly in the face of an increasingly complex business world. We spoke to Hannover Re’s Mr Jean-Jacques Henchoz to understand where the reinsurer’s priorities lie.
MARKET PROFILE - Japan
Vice-commissioner for international affairs at Japan’s FSA Mr Shigeru Ariizumi is responsible for the overall management of the agency’s international matters in general and also directly in charge of both international and...
INSURANCE - Life & health
With the ambition of creating the most respected advisers in the industry, Sun Life has launched its Asia Brighter Academy that will play a crucial role in recruiting, onboarding and developing its advisers and agency leaders. We spoke to Sun Life...
Pacific Life Re’s Mr Jonathan Haines discusses three alternative reinsurance solutions that life insurers can consider.
Reinsurance is a business that is in constant flux. We caught up with Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions regional leadership to gain insights into the big issues facing the sector today.
As digitalisation continues to accelerate in India, Munich Re’s Messrs Kumar Shivam and Sudeep Pandey look at some of the trends that come with it.
Most of us have been scouring the newspaper headlines for signs that the worst of the pandemic was behind us and that we could once again look to the future with something approaching confidence.
Highlights from the Global Insurance Forum 2021 – we start with a roundup of a one-on-one dialogue with Chubb’s Mr Evan Greenberg about how underwriting will evolve.
When it comes to innovation, the focus is usually on technology and how to maximise its potential.
Over the past 18 months the pandemic has uncovered new opportunities for innovation for the industry, said speakers at the executive panel session on ‘bridging the protection gap through innovation’.
Industry-wide initiatives pushed by the General Insurance Association of Japan have shown where Japan’s priorities lie: Climate change and sustainability – two risks that have once again been given due attention.
The Life Insurance Association of Japan plays a pivotal role for all life players in the market and helps coordinate essential development and collaborative efforts.
As Nat CAT continues to rise in severity and frequency, with a direct link to climate change, the insurance industry is hard at work ensuring that its loss-prediction models – and insurance coverage – is up to par.
Himalayan Re, the first private sector reinsurance company in Nepal, established by a group of enthusiastic promoters, is optimistic about the Nepalese insurance market.
The recent decline in the number of new life policies in China has led to a decline in agent income. Life agents are heading for the exit.
China’s health insurance industry is not only thriving in the post-pandemic era but also growing fast in an extremely harsh economic environment.
Even as the world has been focused on COVID-19 and the resulting fallout, climate change and natural catastrophes continue to be underestimated risks. The insurance industry must bring back the topic of resilience to the forefront.
Following the company’s strategic investment into embedded insurance specialist Cover Genius, Sompo Holdings (Asia)’s Mr Daniel Neo spoke to Asia Insurance Review.
At the Dive In Festival this year, professionals from all walks of life came together to discuss what active allyship is, how it can help and what leaders can do to help it flourish in their organisations.
We spoke to some industry leaders to find out what (re)insurers can do to improve diversity and inclusion.
The digital P&C personal lines market could reach a cumulative $7.5bn in premiums over the next five years in South and Southeast Asia according to recent research.
Even under a low emissions scenario - whereby timely action will see emissions start to fall and reach zero by 2100 - the costs of natural disasters will rise to at least A$73bn ($53bn) annually by 2060, or 4% of Australia’s GDP in 2020.
Shanghai’s low-cost inclusive supplementary health insurance scheme, called huhuibao, has seen claims pile up to CNY128m ($20m) in the first two months of its implementation, leading to questions about its sustainability.