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  • Philippines: Multi-year climate change study underway

    A multi-year comprehensive study to assess the potential impacts of different climate change scenarios including rising sea levels among associated hazards in key cities across the Philippines is being undertaken, says Dr Rodel Lasco, executive director of the Oscar M. Lopez Centre.

    Asia | 13 Aug 2020
  • Only 47% of countries have a response plan in place for a cyber attack on a nuclear facility

    The Nuclear Threat Initiative's NTI Index 2020 reveals that only 47% of the countries have a response plan in place for a cyberattack on a nuclear facility. The NTI Index 2020 also found that most of those nations also do not have adequate regulations for cybersecurity. Only 34% receive a high score for cybersecurity.

    Asia Risk | 12 Aug 2020
  • Risk, resilience, and rebalancing in global value chains

    A new report by McKinsey & Co reveals that companies risk losing more than 40% of annual profit once a decade in a world threatened by trade wars, cyberattacks, pandemics and climate change.

    Asia Risk | 12 Aug 2020
  • Pandemic spawns other risks too besides supply chain risk

    A new analysis by the British Standards Institution (BSI) has shown that COVID-19 clearly remains the biggest supply chain risk, however, threats from cargo theft, migration and human trafficking are also big issues, partly fuelled by the pandemic.

    Asia Risk | 12 Aug 2020
  • Land use changes may increase disease outbreak risks

    Global changes in land use are disrupting the balance of wild animal communities in our environment, and species that carry diseases known to infect humans appear to be benefiting.

    Asia Risk | 12 Aug 2020
  • An 'unseen' risk

    Intangible assets account for an increasing proportion of companies' balance sheets, sitting at an estimated 85% of total business values across industries. With COVID-19 increasing the rate at which digital business models are launched and adopted, this value could increase much further and become a possible blind-spot for companies' risk management strategies, said Lloyd's.

    AIRPlus | 11 Aug 2020
  • Nigeria: Low investment yield in insurance sector deters investors

    Investors are wary of investing in the insurance sector due to the consistent low returns on investment by some operators.

    Africa | 10 Aug 2020
  • Lebanon: Economic losses of blast estimated at US$3-5bn; insured losses to be ascertained

    Estimates of the economic losses caused by the 4 August blast in Beirut range between $3bn and $5bn, according to the governor of Beirut.

    Middle East | 06 Aug 2020
  • Nearly half of coronavirus financial scams are not reported

    A new research study from Aviva has found that 22% of the people surveyed for the study have been targeted by suspicious communications (emails, texts and phone calls) which mentioned coronavirus and which they suspected to be a financial scam. This translates to around 11.7m people in the UK.

    Asia Risk | 05 Aug 2020
  • World could lose 20% of its economic output to coastal flooding by 2100

    A new research report published in the journal Scientific Reports has said that the world stands to lose around 20% of its economic output to coastal flooding by 2100 if the world continues to emit greenhouse gases at the current rate.

    Asia Risk | 05 Aug 2020

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