French global insurer AXA has said that in Asia, protection and health products mainly drove the group's growth in 2019, with total revenues up by 4% to EUR9.9bn ($10.7bn).
The Health Ministry is considering increasing the legal age for tobacco consumption from 18 to 21 years, following a recommendation made by a legal subgroup on the issue.
Building awareness, harnessing technology and focussing on customer interaction are three main actions which will drive the insurance market, says Mr Syed Hammadul Karim who is General Manager of MetLife Bangladesh.
At the recent India Rendezvous 2020 conference, Dacadoo founder & CEO Peter Ohnemus speaks about the digitalisation of health insurance and how it can improve health outcomes for customers.
Macroeconomic risks have chipped away at South African insurers' creditworthiness in the past few years, S&P Global Ratings notes.
Healthcare providers in the UAE are facing serious challenges to the quality of their services to patients and sustaining their operations due to delayed payments from insurance companies.
Ms Sabrina Ong, the inaugural winner of Young Executive of the Year at the 4th Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards, has been appointed Regional Head of Distribution Learning & Development in Manulife Asia with effect from 2 March 2020.
Genetic testing can be a powerful tool for insurers - potentially allowing them to price risk better. But it also carries with it some potential risks, if applied indiscriminately.
The claims impact from the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is expected to be manageable for Southeast Asia-based insurance companies over the near term, says AM Best.
The Chinese insurance regulator has ended its two-year takeover of Anbang Insurance Group, now known as Dajia Insurance Group, the CBIRC announced over the weekend.