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  • Cyber attacks hit businesses hard with nearly $5m losses: Study

    Businesses in China, Japan and India are seeing an estimated average loss of nearly 10% of their revenue due to cyber attacks, revealed a new report from global research initiative titled 'The Cybersecurity Imperative'. In fact, annual losses from cyber attacks globally averaged $4.7m in the last fiscal year with over one in 10 firms losing over $10m. This highlights that most companies across industries and regions are witnessing a greater volume of cyber attacks and higher losses per incident.

    Asia | 17 Jul 2019
  • Air pollution kills more people than smoking

    New data indicates that the impact of the smallest pollution particles, known as PM2.5 - main cause of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases -on human health is much worse than previously thought.

    Asia Risk | 17 Jul 2019
  • Tropical cities like Singapore and Kuala Lumpur will have pronounced drier climatic conditions by 2050

    The climatic conditions by 2050, in some major tropical cities, including Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore will be what no other city in the world has so far experienced.

    Asia Risk | 17 Jul 2019
  • In summers cyber-criminals work overtime!

    Cybersecurity professionals anticipate that cyber-criminals will be working overtime during this summer, taking advantage of the fact that many employees are taking vacations and/or are working remotely.

    Asia Risk | 17 Jul 2019
  • Sugary drinks connected higher risk of cancer

    Consumption of sugary drinks such as soda and fruit juice is linked to a higher risk of developing certain kinds of cancer, said a recent report.

    Asia Risk | 17 Jul 2019
  • Inclusivity and diversity at the forefront for the global insurance industry

    Promoting diversity and inclusion in the global insurance sector, the Dive In Festival 2019 will be held across three days from 24 to 26 September in 33 countries including many cities in the APAC region. These cities include Beijing, Dhaka, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Sydney, Singapore and Taipei. The festival marks a milestone in 2019 as it reaches its fifth year.

    Asia | 16 Jul 2019
  • G20 countries continue to support production and consumption of fossil fuels

    The G20 governments continue to provide billions of dollars for the production and consumption of fossil fuels. These nations had, however, in their 2009 Pittsburgh summit decided to phase out subsidies to fossil fuels.

    AIRPlus | 16 Jul 2019
  • Australia: Increasing socially-engineered cyber attacks demands greater protection

    The first quarter of 2019 saw a 17% increase in cyber criminals using impersonation in phishing attacks primarily by imitating well-known brands, revealed new research from cyber security company FireEye which analysed 1.3bn phishing emails. This has stressed the need for organisations to engage in better training and education as well as insurance as a last line of defence.

    Asia | 15 Jul 2019
  • Global: The Future at Lloyd's blueprint set for release on 30 Sep

    Lloyd's, the world's leading insurance and reinsurance marketplace, is beginning to build a blueprint for its Future at Lloyd's strategy as a consultation exercise, that started on 1 May, on proposals for transforming the marketplace draws to a close.

    Asia | 12 Jul 2019
  • Reinsurer suspends IPO of its subsidiary due to market conditions

    Swiss Re has announced the suspension of its previously communicated plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of its subsidiary, ReAssure. According to the reinsurer, this action is in response to the heightened caution and weaker underlying demand in the UK primary market from large institutional investors.

    Asia | 11 Jul 2019

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