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  • Hong Kong: Most businesses suffer losses from riots because of lack of insurance

    Hong Kong's businesses will likely foot the bill for vandalism inflicted over the past four months during the violent protests in the territory as few of them bought insurance coverage for riot damage, reported Reuters citing industry insiders.

    Asia | 22 Oct 2019
  • Saudi Arabia: Questions abound over impact of drone strikes on oil facilities

    Saudi Arabia cut its oil output by half on Saturday after Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on two oil facilities in eastern Saudi Arabia.

    Middle East | 16 Sep 2019
  • Clyde & Co partners with risk management start-up

    Global law firm Clyde & Co has entered into a formal collaboration with start-up company, Assess Threat, which developed the unique Terrorism Risk Assessor (Tera) product.

    Asia Risk | 28 Aug 2019
  • Aviation community urged to mitigate risk of drone disruption

    Drones are increasingly being used with malicious intent to cause disruption at airports, bringing about a need to manage and mitigate the threat.

    Asia | 05 Aug 2019
  • Sub Saharan Africa: Mining and hospitality sectors most exposed to terrorism risk

    Mining as well as retail and hospitality are the two sectors most exposed to terrorism risk in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), says Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, in its 2019 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report .

    Africa | 29 Jul 2019
  • Sri Lanka: Terror victims wait for pending insurance pay-outs

    Following the terror attacks in Sri Lanka in April which killed at least 290 people and left more than 500 injured, insurance claimants affected by the attacks are still waiting for pay-outs. According to a report from Times Online, the Ceylon Teachers Union (CTU) alleged that students affected by the attacks are yet to receive their pay-outs from the 'Surakasha Students Insurance Scheme'.

    Asia | 12 Jul 2019
  • Pakistan: Government-issued insurance card covers health expenses for the poor

    The newly-created 'Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Division' of the Pakistan government has introduced a health insurance card in 38 districts to date, reported Pakistan Point News. The card aims to help 3.3m low-income Pakistanis with their medical expenses.

    Asia | 12 Jul 2019
  • Australia: Treasury recognises effective management of terrorism reinsurance scheme

    Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC) chief executive Dr Christopher Wallace has welcomed the performance audit report from Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) following its review of ARPC. The review concluded that ARPC is effective in managing the terrorism reinsurance scheme and that governance arrangements allow effective oversight and management of the scheme.

    Asia | 01 Jul 2019
  • Australia: Reinsurance pool commissions study on impact of cyber terrorism

    The government-run Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC) has commissioned a 12-month research study into the nature and cost of physical damage to commercial property (including business interruption) caused by acts of cyber terrorism, says the Auditor General in a report following a performance audit of ARPC.

    Asia | 26 Jun 2019
  • MENA: Peace improves in 2018 in the region

    Peace in the Middle East & North Africa, the world's least peaceful region, improved marginally last year, based on improvements in 11 countries, according to the 2019 Global Peace Index (GPI).

    Middle East | 17 Jun 2019

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