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  • Low lean mass among South Asians and susceptibility for type 2 diabetes

    South Asians, even those who move to other countries, are at a higher risk of diabetes than people of most other ethnicities. According to a study published recently in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, the reason for this is the relatively low lean mass of South Asians.

    Asia Risk | 24 Jul 2019
  • Seismological stress in the Himalayan region favours a 'big' earthquake

    The international workshop on climate change and extreme catastrophic events in the Himalayan region held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi, Himachal Pradesh from 18 to 20 April, 2019 discussed the effects of climate change, the melting of glaciers and increased frequency of extreme catastrophic events and atmospheric pollution in the Himalayan region.

    AIRPlus | 30 Apr 2019
  • From Nepal to the world

    Nepal Re, established in July 2015, is today exploring markets beyond its traditional South Asian safe zone.

    AIRPlus | 20 Feb 2019
  • Nepal: Insurers threaten to halt helicopter rescue cover

    Tourists visiting Nepal will not get insurance coverage with effect from next month onward unless Kathmandu cracks down on fraudulent helicopter rescues of trekkers in the Himalayan nation, international firms have warned.

    Asia | 28 Jan 2019
  • 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
  • Nepal: Most insurers have yet to meet increased capital requirement

    Only four out of the 38 insurance companies in Nepal have to date increased their paid-up capital as ordered by the Insurance Board (IB).

    Asia | 06 Nov 2018
  • Nepal: National reinsurer has dealings with at least 6 Indian insurers

    Nepal Reinsurance has received business worth NPR1.5bn ($12.9m) from six Indian insurers since it received approval to extend its operations to India.

    Asia | 02 Oct 2018
  • Nepal: AIRDC members must cooperate for disaster resilience

    Speakers at the 21st Association of Insurers and Reinsurers of Developing Countries (AIRDC) conference being held in Kathmandu called for greater cooperation and sharing of experience in disaster risk financing and insurance between AIRDC members.

    Asia | 26 Sep 2018
  • 28 markets and counting!

    The newest kid in the South Asian reinsurance market, Nepal Re, has started making inroads into markets beyond its neighbouring countries. The company, which received its operating license in 2015, is currently doing business in 28 markets around the region and Africa.

    AIRPlus | 10 Sep 2018
  • Nepal: Insurance regulator tightens inspection work

    The Insurance Board (IB) has moved to conduct regular onsite inspections of insurance companies, targeting to streamline the working processes of insurers more effectively.

    Asia | 04 Sep 2018

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