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  • Myanmar: Thai Life takes a 35% stake in local insurer

    Thai Life Insurance has reached a deal to take a 35% stake in Myanmar's Citizen Business Insurance (CB Insurance), becoming the first ASEAN insurer to enter Myanmar's insurance market.

    Asia | 19 Aug 2019
  • Executive Champion of the Year 2019: Mr Sara Lamsam

    Mr Sara Lamsam, President and CEO, Muang Thai Life Assurance PCL, Thailand, was named Executive Champion of the Year at the 4th Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards.

    Agents | 14 Aug 2019
  • New APAC leaders for Chubb

    Chubb has made two leadership appointments for the company's Asian business which will be effective from 1 October 2019. The US-based property and casualty insurer has promoted Mr Edward Kopp, currently country president of Chubb's general insurance business in Thailand, to the position of senior vice president (accident and health). To fill Mr Kopp's current role, the insurer has appointed Mr Andrew Nisbet which is subject to regulatory approval.

    Asia | 26 Jul 2019
  • Largest Thai mobile network to launch insurance broking service by year-end

    In a drive to grow its revenue sustainably, Advanced Info Service (AIS) is set to launch its insurance brokerage service later this year whereby it will act as a data analytics platform for insurance partners, reported the Bangkok Post. The Thai mobile network operator was awarded an insurance brokerage licence last year.

    Asia | 25 Jul 2019
  • Thailand: Farm insurance scheme expanded amidst worst drought in decade

    The state-owned Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) plans to expand farm insurance to cover fruit and dairy farming in response to farmers' interest in protection against natural disasters.

    Asia | 24 Jul 2019
  • Thailand: Regulator points to the direction in which insurers need to move

    The Thai insurance industry has to adjust to new business models to deal with the changing operating environment, or face having their business disrupted, said Dr Suthiphon Thaveechaiyagarn, secretary general of the Office of the Insurance Commission (OIC(.

    Asia | 23 Jul 2019
  • Thailand: Insurance plans made available to fishermen

    The Office of the Insurance Commission (OIC) has helped to develop microinsurance products for the fishing industry, covering injury or death of fishermen and damage to their boats.

    Asia | 16 Jul 2019
  • Digital life: You can have the world at your fingertips - Matsee Lamsun, Asia's Top 5 Digital Agent of the Year

    Although relatively new in the insurance industry, Matsee Lamsun is in the running as a finalist in the Digital Agent of the Year category in the 4th Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards which will be held in Bangkok on 18 July.

    Agents | 12 Jul 2019
  • Thailand: Regulator proposes mandatory insurance for tourists

    Thailand's Office of the Insurance Commission (OIC) is expected to introduce compulsory travel insurance for foreign visitors this year, according to a report from the Bangkok Post. The insurance policy is intended to boost confidence among tourists following a series of accidents involving foreign visitors.

    Asia | 08 Jul 2019
  • Thailand: Life insurer makes another acquisition

    Hard on the heels of its recent acquisition in Hong Kong, FWD will be making another acquisition in Thailand. The Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has signed a binding share sale agreement with FWD regarding the sale of its entire stake in SCB Life Assurance (SCB Life) and concurrently entered into a distribution agreement to establish a long-term life bancassurance partnership with the insurer.

    Asia | 01 Jul 2019

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