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  • Thailand: Local businesses of Tokio Marine to merge

    Tokio Marine Insurance (Thailand) and Safety Insurance have announced that they will merge into a new entity called Tokio Marine Safety Insurance (Thailand). The process should be completed in early 2020 subject to approval from the Office of Insurance Commission.

    Asia | 06 Jun 2019
  • Indonesia: PasarPolis to expand to Thailand, Vietnam

    Indonesian insurtech PasarPolis, which recently received Series-A funding from three other leading start-ups in the country - GOJEK, Tokopedia and Traveloka - is now expanding its business into Thailand and Vietnam.

    Asia | 28 May 2019
  • Thailand: Health insurance now mandatory for long-staying foreigners aged 50 and above

    According to a new rule approved in the cabinet, health insurance is now mandatory for foreigners aged 50 years and above who are seeking to stay long-term in Thailand. This seeks to reduce the financial burden placed by some foreigners who have not paid for their treatment in state hospitals, reported The Nation.

    Asia | 15 May 2019
  • OIC doubles down on helping insurers enter the digital era

    Thailand's Office of Insurance Commission deputy secretary-general, examination Mr Chuchatr Pramoolpol delivered a keynote address at the 20th Asia Conference on Bancassurance and Alternative Distribution Channels held by Asia Insurance Review

    AIRPlus | 09 May 2019
  • Thailand: Risk of violence in hospitals calls for state-backed life insurance

    With rising violence against personnel in state hospitals, the Thai government has proposed a THB2m ($0.63m) life insurance coverage for each medical staff working at emergency wards according to the Public Health Ministry's permanent secretary Dr Sukhum Kanchanapimai who was speaking at a seminar, reported local publication ThaiVisa news. In the last seven years, there has been over 51 violent incidents in state hospitals which have caused a total of 10 deaths and left 56 injured.

    Asia | 09 May 2019
  • What's new this week - 3rd May

    Everyone, brace yourself for a weekend of Star Wars memes and puns.

    Agents | 03 May 2019
  • Thailand: Insurers ordered to pay $3m for arson damages after nearly a decade

    The Supreme Court has ordered six insurers to pay out nearly THB100m ($3m) claims to the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), Thailand Securities Depository (TSD) and Family Knowhow whose building was set on fire by rioters during anti-government protests on 19 May 2010.

    Asia | 03 May 2019
  • RMS updates risk models for Asia Pacific earthquake

    RMS has released new views of earthquake risk in Taiwan and in six countries across Southeast Asia, as well as an update to its view of hurricane risk across the hurricane-impacted countries in the North Atlantic basin. The models will be delivered on version 18.1 of RiskLink and RiskBrowser, RMS' industry-leading risk management software.

    Asia Risk | 01 May 2019
  • Digital transformation is essential to survival: Thailand OIC

    Thailand's Office of Insurance Commission deputy secretary-general, examination, Chuchatr Pramoolpol struck a warning note during a keynote address yesterday when he advised that insurers must "prepare for emerging risks."

    Asia | 30 Apr 2019
  • Thai General Insurance Association elects new board members

    The Thai General Insurance Association (TGIA) has elected new members to the TGIA Board for the years 2019-2021 which will take effect from April 2019 to March 2021. While Mr Anon Vangvasu from Bangkok Insurance has been elected as the board's president, Mr Somporn Suebthawilkul from Dhipaya Insurance and Miss Bang-Orn Jiravorasuk from The Viriyah Insurance have been elected as vice-presidents.

    People | 19 Apr 2019

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