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  • Sun Life Hong Kong announces senior management changes

    Sun Life Hong Kong announced that Steven Fong will rejoin the company as General Manager of Distribution, and Martin Fortier, former Chief Risk Officer of Sun Life Malaysia, has been appointed General Manager of Financial Affairs.

    Agents | 21 Jan 2020
  • Appointments to QBE Asia Advisory Board

    QBE has announced the appointment of Mr Michael Gourlay and Ms Yen Saw as non-executive directors of the QBE Asia Advisory Board, effective January 2020. Mr Gourlay will also chair the Asia Advisory Board. The Asia Advisory Board serves to provide leadership oversight of QBE Asia as well as ensure governance and maintain a strong connection with the country boards.

    People | 24 Jan 2020
  • "New Era - Yours to Conquer": Great Eastern kicks off the new decade by inspiring Financial Representatives to be even more customer-centric for joint Success

    In the leading insurer's Great KickOff 2020 which happened earlier this month, Mr Khor Hock Seng, its Group Chief Executive Officer, opened the event with a clear message, "This is a new decade, a new era. We need to do things differently to be successful."

    Agents | 22 Jan 2020
  • Asia-Pac accounts for nearly half of economic losses from NatCATs since 2010

    The economic cost of natural disasters to global economies reached $2.98tn between 2010 and 2019, which was $1.19tn higher than the previous decade. The Asia Pacific region, unsurprisingly, accounted for almost half of all losses, at 44% or $1.3tn, according to Aon's annual report on natural disasters.

    AIRPlus | 23 Jan 2020
  • Lloyd's urges India to lift foreign ownership cap for insurers

    Lloyd's Chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown has urged the Indian government to increase the limit for foreign direct investment (FDI) in insurance companies to 100%, on par with that for insurance intermediaries. Speaking to Asia Insurance Review, he said recent reforms which has been undertaken by the government and regulator (IRDAI) will put the Indian insurance sector on the right path for growth.

    AIRPlus | 23 Jan 2020
  • Zurich-University of Oxford Agile Workforce Study: Gig Economy Rises in Malaysia, Income Protection Lags

    A study by the Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) and the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford on agile workforce has found that 38% of the respondents in Malaysia who are currently in full-time employment, are looking to enter the gig economy in the next 12 months. This percentage is significantly higher than the global average of 20% recorded in the study.

    Agents | 21 Jan 2020
  • Business interruption and natural catastrophes remain top risks amongst China companies - Allianz

    For the third consecutive year, Business Interruption (30% of responses) ranks as the most important business risk for Chinese companies in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020. Natural catastrophes remain at (#2 with 26% of responses) while rounding up the top three is cyber incidents and market developments tied at the third spot (24% of responses.) The annual survey on global business risks from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) incorporates the views of a record 2,718 experts in over 100 countries including CEOs, risk managers, brokers and insurance experts.

    Asia Risk | 22 Jan 2020
  • Philippines remains wary of deadly Taal volcano eruption

    The Philippines maintained its second-highest alert for Taal on Sunday (19 January) as the deadly volcano continued to generate weak explosions and earthquakes a week after it started emitting ash and steam.

    Asia Risk | 22 Jan 2020
  • Hold yourself to high standards, age is no barrier - Rookie Insurance Agency Leader of the Year Jason Chu

    What drives a young millennial to become one of the top agency leaders in his company and amongst the very best in Asia's insurance industry?

    Agents | 21 Jan 2020
  • Obituary - Indonesia reinsurance veteran Frans Sahusilawane dies

    Reasuransi Indonesia Utama (Indonesia Re) CEO Frans Y Sahusilawane passed away at the age of 67 on 21 January in Jakarta. He had played an influential role in the development of insurance and reinsurance in Indonesia.

    Asia | 21 Jan 2020

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