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  • 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
  • Japan: Fervour cools for non-JPY insurance policies

    Japan's craze for foreign currency denominated insurance products, driven by a need for better yield than the near-zero ones at home, is likely to cool as the authorities clamp down on aggressive marketing for these foreign-currency denominated insurance products, reported Reuters.

    Asia | 15 Aug 2019
  • Japan: Postal group ordered to report insurance sales irregularities

    Regulators have ordered Japan Post Holdings to report inappropriate insurance sales at its Japan Post Insurance unit, informed sources told Jiji Press.

    Asia | 12 Aug 2019
  • Japan Post Insurance gives full refunds of premiums to policyholders

    Japan Post Insurance has given complete refunds of premiums to insurance policy holders after receiving complaints on insurance sales irregularities between April 2017 and January 2019, reported Jiji Press citing sources.

    Asia | 07 Aug 2019

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