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  • Egypt: Cancer rates seen as rising

    Cancer incidence rates are increasing in Egypt with an overall average annual increase of 6.5%, according to data provided by international healthcare benefits management company GlobeMed. Egypt sees an average of around 362 new cancer cases per 100,000 persons.

    Middle East | 27 Jan 2021
  • Cost of building resilience is far less than that of inaction

    The cost of inaction far outweighs the cost of building resilience to risk according to the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Risks Report 2021.

    Asia Risk | 27 Jan 2021
  • Aging dams pose growing threat

    By the year 2050 most people on Earth will live downstream of tens of thousands of large dams built in the 20th century, many of them already operating at or beyond their design life, according to a new analysis by UN University (UNU) analysis.

    Asia Risk | 27 Jan 2021
  • SCOR launches a biometric risk calculator

    Life insurance underwriting process is simple and straightforward for healthy customers but it can be long and complicated for those with pre-existing conditions as underwriters have to examine cases with pre-existing conditions in depth, applying higher, sometimes excessive rates and even refusing cover.

    Asia Risk | 27 Jan 2021
  • Flying Start with GoalsMapper - Attract, Engage, Retain

    GoalsMapper kicked off the Flying Start webinar with over 500 participants. Four speakers - industry experts and high achievers - shared tools and insights on how to attract, engage and retain High Net Worth clients. As media partner of the event, here's a lesson recap.

    Agents | 26 Jan 2021
  • Japan: Reduction of market risk crucial for life insurers to sustain corporate value growth

    Heightened market risk amid low interest rates and prolonged economic uncertainty likely will hamper insurers' ability to achieve sustainable and consistent corporate value growth, according to AM Best.

    Asia | 27 Jan 2021
  • China: Pandemic rises to become top business risk

    Pandemic outbreak (#1 with 36% responses) rises six spots to be the top business risk in China, the epicentre of COVID-19, in the 10th Allianz Risk Barometer 2021 released this month.

    Asia | 27 Jan 2021
  • Australia: Revised prudential standard for insurance in superannuation expected to take effect next 1 Jan

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has said that the revised Prudential Standard, SPS 250 Insurance in Superannuation, is expected to commence from 1 January 2022.

    Asia | 27 Jan 2021
  • Protects biodiversity while promoting health

    Through an event that took place last December, MSIG has managed to protect 40,000 trees, partnering with District Race Singapore 2020.

    AIRPlus | 26 Jan 2021
  • Oman: Listed insurers see aggregate net profit jump by 43% in 2020

    Listed insurance companies in Oman have reported combined net profit growth of 43% to OMR35m ($91m) for 2020 compared to OMR24.6m in 2019, according to data compiled by investment firm Ubhar Capital (U Capital).

    Middle East | 26 Jan 2021

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