Day 3 of MDRT Virtual Event centred on becoming a better version of ourselves. We bring you the highlights on becoming more resilient, becoming more focussed, and voting for the type of person you wish to become.
The Thai Life Assurance Association (TLIA) is seeking more flexibility from the insurance regulator to sell health protection and critical illness (CI) riders, a segment that saw 10% sales growth in the first six months of 2020.
Taiwan's life insurers are expected to continue their shift away from savings products and Taiwan dollar policies as they prepare for IFRS17 and the start of a new solvency regime, says Fitch Ratings.
The life insurance industry in Australia paid out more than A$12bn ($8.7bn) to 101,821 Aussies and their families during 2019, according to data released by the Financial Services Council (FSC) as part of activities during Life Insurance Awareness Week last week. Income Protection/Disability Income insurance payouts accounted for more than a third of the total sum paid.
The government owned Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) , which implements universal health coverage in the country, only has funds to last until 2021, a Senate probe has learnt.
Ties between medical insurers and healthcare providers in the UAE are strained, raising the spectre of insurers suspending cover to medical centres in question, if no resolution is achieved shortly.
With close to 2m COVID-19-positive cases in the region, insurers in South Asian markets are rising to the occasion to serve their clients by keeping offices functioning, introducing new products and promptly settling claims.
Research scientists at University of Birmingham and University of Bern have uncovered a clear correlation between air pollution and cases of COVID-19.
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Life insurance business in Thailand is expected to see total written premiums of about THB580bn ($18.6bn) to THB600bn for the whole of this year, according to the Thai Life Insurance Association.