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  • Echo Re targeting more Asian business

    Dr Peter F Hugger is the man at the helm of Echo Re since February 2012. Having spent a considerable part of his 30-year professional life in Asia, with some of the top names in the reinsurance business, he is now ready to chart a new course for Echo Re in Asia, where the company already has a big presence and where he believes lies the opportunity for international players like his. He speaks to Asia Insurance Review on his new plans and strategy for the region, and the future ahead for his company.

    Source : AIR | 01 Dec 2017
  • Samsung Re: Expanding beyond group business

    Samsung Re has been keeping a low profile since its inception in 2011 but of late, the reinsurer has adopted a new strategy to expand its operations beyond its group business and into newer territories across Asia. We speak to Mr Tae Y Choi, CEO, Samsung Re at the SIRC, to find out the plans and strategies ahead for the company.

    Source : AIR | 01 Dec 2017
  • Cambodia: Higher social security contributions could threaten private health insurance

    A new government policy that went into effect at the start of the year could prevent some businesses from providing private health insurance plans for employees.

    Source : AIR | 01 Feb 2018
  • Another Thai insurer eyes life in Cambodia

    Thai Life Insurance, Thailand’s third largest life insurer, is studying the possibility of entering the Cambodian market as well as those of Laos and Myanmar. The studies will be completed this year.

    Source : AIR | 01 Mar 2018
  • Cambodia: Asia Advisers Network contributes to raising the bar in agency

    Asia Advisers Network Editor Benjamin Ang and official training partner Performance Breakthrough Coach Jensen Siaw, had the honour of speaking with close to 400 insurance advisers from Manulife Cambodia. They were in the nascent life insurance market to share their industry experience and inspire the advisers to achieve MDRT. 

    Source : AIR | 01 Mar 2018
  • Look out for these what-if scenarios - WEF's 10 potential future shocks

    The growing complexity and interconnectedness of our global systems can lead to feedback loops, threshold effects and cascading disruptions. Sudden and dramatic breakdowns – future shocks – become more likely, according to the Global Risks Report 2018 published by the World Economic Forum.

    Source : AIR | 01 Mar 2018
  • Cambodia: Dai-ichi Life to set up a subsidiary

    Major Japanese insurer, Dai-ichi Life Holdings, is expanding into Cambodia, anticipating rising demand for insurance in Southeast Asia as the region’s economy grows. 

    Source : AIR | 01 Apr 2018
  • Cambodia: Life to push overall market growth

    Cambodia’s insurance industry saw a 24% surge in the first quarter of this year with gross premiums reaching US$36.2 million, driven by life business which shot up by 63.5% to $14 million, according to the Insurance Association of Cambodia (IAC).

    Source : AIR | 01 Aug 2017