Ensuring the mental well-being of its staff has been a key factor in helping AXA navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, its CEO for Asia Gordon Watson told Asia Insurance Review recently.
Much of the focus on COVID-19 has been negative. The pandemic and consequent containment measures have had dire repercussions.
Insurers in India and Bangladesh already overwhelmed by the impact of COVID-19 on their operations and businesses are now facing a bigger challenge in dealing with the claims arisng from super cyclone Amphan that has destroyed large tracts of land and property in eastern India and southern Bangladesh.
Financial advisers in Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand who were using GoalsMapper benefited from up to a month's free subscription on the platform in April. This initiative costs the GoalsMapper team approximately USD$70,000 in revenue.
FinTech company GoBear has raised fresh funds of $17m from Dutch venture capital firm Walvis Participaties, as well as Aegon, a provider of life insurance, pensions and asset management.
China has in recent decades grown into one of the most important nodes of global supply chains. However, lessons learnt from COVID-19 show that it may be sensible to exercise good risk management and move supply chains away from China, according a new report from management consultancy Avalon Consulting.
Amid declining birth rates and an ageing population, nearly half (46%) of Singaporeans expect their family to care for them in retirement, a new survey by St James's Place Wealth Management Asia (SJP Asia).
The Seoul Organising Committee (SOC) for the 30th East Asian Insurance Congress (EAIC) has announced the postponement of the mega regional event scheduled for 30 August 2020 in Seoul to the year 2022.
Happy to reach a new milestone as the tenth episode of #MunchwithJenandBen aired with co-hosts Jensen Siaw, International Motivational Speaker, Benjamin Ang, Editor and Ken Kish, Owner of Munch Munch.
Three-quarters of companies in Asia Pacific have suffered from unpaid or delayed receivables in a survey conducted between December 2019 and February 2020, reflecting the impact of the US-China trade feud and the COVID-19 pandemic.