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  • Real-time predictions of disaster damage in Japan look to mitigate risk

    Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance, Yokohama National University and Aon Benfield Japan have launched a free website that provides real-time predictions for the number of buildings at risk during natural disasters, reported Japan Times.

    Asia | 20 Jun 2019
  • Be part of an elite global community - MDRT Singapore Country Chair Laura Hoi

    After making history with the first MDRT Day in Singapore last year, it is back bigger and better this year. Asia Advisers Network is proud to be the official media partner once again. We caught up with 15-year Qualifying and Life Member Laura Hoi, ChFC, AEPP, Country Chair of MDRT Membership Communications Committee (MCC) Singapore, on what it really means to be an MDRT member and what's in store this year.

    Agents | 20 Jun 2019
  • Saudi Arabia: Several insurers under capital pressure

    Many insurers in Saudi Arabia are facing capital pressure. Nineteen (19) out of over 30 insurers operating in the market maintained shareholders' equity higher than the paidup capital at 31 December 2018, according to data compiled by Arabian Shield Insurance.

    Middle East | 20 Jun 2019
  • Indian fathers under health stress

    A study conducted by Future Generali India Life and Market Xcel has revealed that Indian fathers in their characteristic way are more worried about their child's future than their own health.

    AIRPlus | 20 Jun 2019
  • Asia: India's population to exceed China's by 2027

    India is projected to surpass China as the world's most populous country around 2027, according to a forecast by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat .

    Asia | 20 Jun 2019
  • Blockchain simplifies life insurance claims process for bereaved families

    Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), NTUC Income (Income) and LumenLab, MetLife's Asia innovation centre, have collaborated to automate the life insurance claim process for grieving families through the application of blockchain technology, 'Lifechain'. These three companies saw an opportunity for automation after realising that the tasks of placing an obituary, finding out if the deceased has a life insurance policy and filing for a policy claim, require a lot of the same information about the deceased person.

    Asia | 19 Jun 2019
  • Insurer partners with China's largest mobile medical application

    To develop a new ecosystem of 'Healthcare + Insurance', Ping An Healthcare and Technology Company (Ping An Good Doctor) has partnered strategically with PKU Founder Life to explore combining medical, health and insurance scenarios. As a pivotal part of this new ecosystem, Ping An Good Doctor's recently launched private doctor services are slated to provide a one-stop platform covering a comprehensive range of high-quality medical and healthcare services to customers of PKU Founder Life.

    Asia | 19 Jun 2019
  • Australia:ASIC encourages retirement calculations that allow for maintaining living standards

    The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has amended the relief conditions for superannuation and retirement calculators. Specifically, ASIC has removed the requirement that superannuation and retirement calculators discount at a fixed rate of CPI - 2.5% - and instead encourages providers of these tools to use a higher rate that allows for rising community living standards beyond keeping up with inflation.

    Agents | 19 Jun 2019
  • Rise in working from home can lead to an increase in work-related injury claims

    Employers could soon encounter a growing number of claims for musculoskeletal disorders as more people start working from home.

    Asia Risk | 19 Jun 2019
  • UAE: Authorities to set strict guidelines on medical insurance payouts

    The Dubai Health Insurance Corporation (DIHC) is revising guidelines for medical insurance in the emirate and will put in place strict policies on the adjudication and settlement of medical insurance claims, according to Mr Saleh Al Hashimi, CEO of DHIC.

    Middle East | 19 Jun 2019

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