Ms Sabrina Ong, AIA Financial Indonesia, was named the inaugural winner of Young Executive of the Year at the 4th Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards 2019.
Bharat Kannan has been appointed Head of Distribution Excellence, AXA Asian Markets.
The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has granted five insurance licences since the beginning of this year until 18 August.
Acko insurance, an InsurTech player in India, has partnered with OYO hotels and homes to provide complimentary insurance to the hotel's guests against baggage loss, accidental cover and hospitalisation amongst other benefits.
The government funded national health insurance scheme for the poor, Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), is expected to see a payout of INR23bn ($323m) this year for high value claims of over INR30,000 each.
Financial institutions, including insurers, are starting to implement measures to address issues related to their graying customer base - particularly, a growing number of dementia sufferers - to help them better manage their finances.
The treatment costs for four chronic and aging-related diseases account for over half of China's medical insurance expenditure, according to an official from the National Health Commission (NHC).
To ensure the financial security and future of their families, fathers in India are known most often to sacrifice their own well-being.
The life insurance industry in Pakistan recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Central Depository Company of Pakistan (CDC) which will see policyholder information digitalised through the development of a Centralised Insurance Repository (CIR), with CDC providing tech support.
"... and they'll become docile as a puppy" used to describe insurance agents. By a national financial education programme, no less.