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  • India: IRDAI names LIC, GIC Re, New India as entities that are too big to fail

    The IRDAI has named three public sector insurance companies - Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), General Insurance Corporation (GIC Re) and New India Assurance - as 'too big or too important to fail' (TBTF) institutions or Domestic Systemically Important Insurers (D-SIIs) for the year 2020-21 fiscal year.

    Asia | 28 Sep 2020
  • Egypt: Panel formed to study private insurers' possible role in nascent universal health insurance scheme

    The Comprehensive Governmental Health Insurance Authority has formed a committee to study the proposals of the Insurance Federation of Egypt (IFE) regarding the participation of the private medical insurance industry in the country's universal health insurance system.

    Middle East | 27 Sep 2020
  • COVID-19 has changed perceptions towards life and health insurance worldwide

    The attitude towards life and health insurance has changed due to COVID-19. People are being more risk-averse about their own health and showing more concern over protection, according to the seventh edition of ReMark's annual Global Consumer Study (GCS).

    Asia | 25 Sep 2020
  • US: COVID-19 forces re-evaluation of life insurance needs

    Forty-one percent of American adults feel that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how their family handles finances and nearly one in four (22%) will consider increasing their life insurance coverage this year, according to a recent survey by disability income provider group Unum.

    Asia | 25 Sep 2020
  • South Africa: Life insurers provide $58.4m in premium relief assistance

    South African life insurers provided more than 458,000 policyholders with premium relief assistance to the value of over ZAR1bn ($58.4m) between March and July this year, in an effort to help policyholders whose earnings were impacted by the COVID-19 lockdown preserve their risk cover and savings policies, said the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA).

    Asia | 25 Sep 2020
  • Kazakhstan: Insurance fund to provide more than $373m to fight COVID-19

    Kazakhstan's Social Health Insurance Fund is set to provide a further KZT159bn ($373m) to support the country's battle against COVID-19, said the fund's chairman Bolat Tokezhanov during a press conference.

    Asia | 25 Sep 2020
  • India: Insurer introduces video-based platform

    Indian insurer HDFC Life has launched a video-based insurance buying enabler that connects the customer with the advisor using a video and voice interface, to overcome the restrictions that COVID-19 has placed on face-to-face interactions.

    Asia | 25 Sep 2020
  • PartnerRe appoints CEO, life & health

    PartnerRe announced today that Mr John Mok will join the company in February 2021 as CEO, life & health Asia Pacific.

    People | 25 Sep 2020
  • Tokio Marine Life Singapore announces three C-suite members

    Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore (TMLS) has added three C-level executives to the senior management team: newly appointed CFO Mr Edwin Peh, COO Mr Esmond Chan and chief investment officer Mr Goh Kay Yiong.

    People | 25 Sep 2020
  • Preferred Global Health announces senior appointments

    Preferred Global Health (PGH) has announced two new senior appointments to the PGH Asia management team, supporting the ongoing growth and development of its Asian business and partnerships with leading insurance and financial services companies.

    People | 25 Sep 2020

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