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  • Plans for coal plants in BRI areas counter global drive to cut down coal

    Questions are being posed about whether or not it is more important for China's Belt and Road Initiative: (BRI) to provide energy security in developing countries-or cut out coal, according to a report by Fortune.

    China | 20 Sep 2019
  • AIR caps insured losses for Typhoon Faxai between $3-7bn

    AIR Worldwide forecasts that insured losses from Typhoon Faxai will be between JPY340bn ($3bn) and JPY740bn. The loss estimates include insured damage to property (residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural/mutual), both structures and their contents as well as automobiles from wind and storm surge.

    Asia | 19 Sep 2019
  • Powering through flat rates and disaster years

    "It's not about how hard you can hit; it's about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. It's about how much you can take, and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done."

    AIRPlus | 19 Sep 2019
  • How insurance drives macroeconomic resilience

    Swiss Re recently released its latest Sigma research report that looks at the macroeconomic resilience of different economies, as well as the role insurance plays in building that resilience.

    AIRPlus | 18 Sep 2019
  • Australia: Autumn 2019 reflects pattern of extreme weather

    The Australian Actuaries Climate Index shows that autumn 2019 continued the pattern of extreme weather: last autumn ranked as the second most extreme in the number of hot days ever recorded in the three months from March, and the third when ranked against all seasons.

    Asia | 16 Sep 2019
  • Turkey: Istanbul deemed unprepared for next big deadly earthquake

    Seismology experts say that Istanbul, a city of 15m people, falls short in its preparations for a large earthquake.

    Middle East | 15 Sep 2019
  • Morocco: Govt imposes 1% tax on non-life premiums for Nat CAT fund

    The Moroccan government has imposed a new tax to augment funds to help those who do not have insurance against natural disasters.

    Middle East | 15 Sep 2019
  • MENA: Growth of cities needs to be disaster-proofed

    Natural disasters - such as flood, extreme heat and drought-in MENA countries have affected 40m people over the last 30 years, aggravated by a number of factors including the rise in population density.

    Middle East | 15 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
  • Cities have to adapt and become more resilient to tackle climate change

    According to a new report 'Taking the Heat: Making Cities Resilient to Climate Change' by Goldman Sachs Global Markets Institute, cities will be on the frontlines of climate adaptation and building up their resilience has the potential to drive one of the largest infrastructure build-outs in history and will likely require innovative sources of financing.

    Asia Risk | 11 Sep 2019

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