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  • Bangladesh: Insurance market grows at fastest rate in 8 years last year

    The insurance sector's premium income growth hit an eight-year fastest rate last year thanks to heightened efforts by insurers to revive lapsed insurance policies.

    Asia | 03 Apr 2019
  • Ride-sharing app provides free insurance cover

    Pathao, a ride-sharing app provider in Bangladesh has tied up with Pragati Life Insurance and Carnival Assure to provide free insurance services to its riders and drivers.

    AIRPlus | 28 Mar 2019
  • Bangladesh: Cabinet approves new insurance law

    The Cabinet has approved a new insurance law, called the Insurance Corporation Act, 2018, replacing a 1973 version.

    Asia | 10 Dec 2018
  • South Asia: Political and economic concerns predominate among businesses in the region

    Failure of national governance is ranked as the biggest risk to doing business in South Asia, according to the Regional Risks for Doing Business 2018 published by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

    Asia | 27 Nov 2018
  • Bangladesh: Low returns obtained from insurance fund investments

    The insurance sector's returns on investments, including securities and fixed assets such as land and buildings, have been minimal.

    Asia | 07 Nov 2018
  • Insurance gap most pronounced in Bangladesh and Indonesia

    Bangladesh and Indonesia emerged are the two countries with the lowest levels of insurance despite having the highest expected annual loss from natural disasters, according to new research from Lloyd's and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).

    AIRPlus | 29 Oct 2018
  • Half of South Asia in climate 'hotspots' may face worsening living standards-World Bank

    Over 800 million people, or half the population in South Asia could see their living standards worsen by 2050 due to climate change, says an ominous new study by the World Bank.

    Asia Risk | 04 Jul 2018
  • Bangladesh: Insurers look to government policy support

    The insurance sector in Bangladesh receives good policy support from the government, according to Mr MetLife Bangladesh General Manager Syed Hammadul Karim. He cited insurance laws -- such as Insurance Act 2010 and Insurance Policy 2014 -- and the activities of the Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) as very positive for the business.

    Asia | 25 Jun 2018
  • ADB makes farmers financially resilient

    Bangladesh experiences frequent droughts, flooding and cyclones that take a heavy toll on the farming community, whose livelihoods are affected causing distress and social unrest. To address the impacts of these climatic events, ADB launched a pilot crop insurance scheme in Bangladesh in March 2014 to support the most vulnerable marginal farmers.

    AIRPlus | 21 Jun 2018
  • Glass ceiling and beyond

    Green Delta Insurance managing director and CEO Farzana Chowdhury has been conferred with the prestigious Women Economic Forum (WEF) award for being the 'woman of the decade in finance and insurance'.

    AIRPlus | 07 Jun 2018

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