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  • Asia Pacific: Arch Re agrees to buy majority stake in marketing solutions firm

    Arch Reinsurance, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch Capital Group, has announced that it has entered into an agreement in principle to obtain a majority stake in Precision Marketing Asia Pacific (PMAP), subject to regulatory and other approvals.

    Asia | 16 Feb 2020
  • Chubb appoints new leadership for Indonesia's general insurance business

    Chubb announced today the appointment of Mr Jon Longmore as the new president director to lead its general insurance business in Indonesia, subject to regulatory approval. Mr Longmore will replace the incumbent Tai Kuan Ly, who has assumed a new position as Chubb Overseas General Head of Auto. In his new role, Mr Longmore will report to Glen Browne, Chubb's Deputy Regional President for Asia Pacific and Division President for Southeast Asia.

    People | 14 Feb 2020
  • A professional office to attract professional talent - Wave Chow

    Wave Chow is the Insurance Agency Leader of the Year 2019. In an exclusive interview where #TeamAAN visited his office in Hong Kong, we were astonished the moment we stepped in. Greeted at the front desk is an augmented reality that appears when you shoot with your mobile camera.

    Agents | 13 Feb 2020
  • Insurance industry rallies to prepare for coronavirus escalation

    Outside of mainland China and the ill-fated cruise ship, Singapore and Hong Kong have the highest incidence of coronavirus infections. Singapore had 50 confirmed cases and Hong Kong 50 confirmed cases and one death at time of writing.

    AIRPlus | 13 Feb 2020
  • India's life insurers face tax exemption dilemma

    The Indian budget for 2020 has given individual citizens an opportunity to shift to a lower tax rate structure if they give up the benefits of exemptions, which includes life insurance. This has put insurers in a quandary considering that tax benefits were an effective and popular marketing tool.

    AIRPlus | 13 Feb 2020
  • Life insurance in ageing Japan

    The Japanese life insurance market is interesting because it is mature while being a prime example of an ageing society. It is also large enough and, with over 40 players, competitive enough to hold valuable lessons for other Asian markets.

    AIRPlus | 13 Feb 2020
  • Asia Pacific: S&P outlines how ESG factors in risk analysis

    Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors affect the insurance industry both directly and, more than other sectors, also indirectly. S&P Global Ratings says that it believes that in many cases, the indirect sources of ESG risk can be more material than the direct sources.

    Asia | 13 Feb 2020
  • Future days for Philippines national reinsurer

    Forecasting for the year ahead is never easy, but Nat Re president and CEO Allan Santos seems quite sanguine about the prospects facing the national reinsurer.

    AIRPlus | 12 Feb 2020
  • Life insurers should stress test economic risk of pandemics

    The 2019 Novel Coronavirus is a timely reminder for life insurers to stress test their balance sheets in in the event of a pandemic outbreak.

    AIRPlus | 12 Feb 2020
  • Climate change could be driving increased disease outbreaks

    Since the turn of the millennium, the world has seen several viral outbreaks in relatively quick succession - SARS, MERS, avian influenza (H5N1), swine 'flu (H1N1), Ebola, and now the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), to name a few.

    AIRPlus | 12 Feb 2020


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