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  • Merimen expands to Japan and appoints country director

    Merimen, a provider of software solutions in the motor insurance industry, has expanded its operations to Japan and appointed Mr Takeshi Taniguchi as its country director.

    People | 20 Sep 2019
  • Japan: Insurers to hike accident premiums for first time in 6 years

    Four major Japanese non-life insurers will raise their accident insurance premiums next month for the first time in six years.

    Asia | 20 Sep 2019
  • AIR caps insured losses for Typhoon Faxai between $3-7bn

    AIR Worldwide forecasts that insured losses from Typhoon Faxai will be between JPY340bn ($3bn) and JPY740bn. The loss estimates include insured damage to property (residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural/mutual), both structures and their contents as well as automobiles from wind and storm surge.

    Asia | 19 Sep 2019
  • Japan: Desired life span exceeds reality

    Japanese people aspire to live a healthy life for much longer than official data show they actually do on average, according to a survey conducted by Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance.

    Asia | 13 Sep 2019
  • Japan: (Re)insurance losses from Typhoon Faxai expected to be high

    Still reeling from previous Nat CAT losses, Japan was once again struck by another Nat CAT earlier on Monday when the powerful Typhoon Faxai struck Tokyo and nearby regions, signifying a potential for relatively high insurance losses as the country gets ready to host the Rugby World Cup later this month and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics next year.

    Asia | 12 Sep 2019
  • PERILS appoints Takashi Goda as senior advisor for Japan

    PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organisation providing industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, has today announced the appointment of Takashi Goda as Senior Advisor for Japan.

    Asia | 02 Sep 2019
  • Japan: Public health insurance might exclude coverage of certain hay fever drugs

    Japan's National Federation of Health Insurance Societies has proposed that hay fever prescription drugs containing the same content as their non-prescription counterparts should be excluded from public medical insurance coverage in order to reduce costs, reported The Japan Times citing a proposal presented by the federation at a meeting of the Central Social Insurance Medical Council, which advises the health minister.

    Asia | 27 Aug 2019
  • Japan: Govt offers improved trade insurance terms on overseas projects with ESG disclosure

    The Japanese government now offers better trade insurance terms for overseas projects where participants disclose information sought by investors adopting environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment principles.

    Asia | 21 Aug 2019
  • Japan: Insurers act to address dementia in elderly customers

    Financial institutions, including insurers, are starting to implement measures to address issues related to their graying customer base - particularly, a growing number of dementia sufferers - to help them better manage their finances.

    Asia | 20 Aug 2019
  • Japan's largest P&C insurer joins InsurTech programme in Singapore

    Tokio Marine has partnered with corporate innovation platform Plug and Play's InsurTech programme in Singapore, following its first partnership with the platform in Silicon Valley, US in December 2017. The insurer will now have access to Plug and Play's network and the opportunity to work with curated startups from the APAC region for testing and implementation throughout their offices in Southeast Asia.

    Asia | 19 Aug 2019

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