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Great Eastern crafts insurance package for special needs children

Upon the parents’ demise, the payout from the insurance goes to the children’s SNTC trust fund.
6 days ago

Great Eastern crafts insurance package for special needs children

Upon the parents’ demise, the payout from the insurance goes to the children’s SNTC trust fund.
6 days ago

Technology tops risk for insurers in APAC

Multiple technology projects could put a strain on insurers.

Australia’s private health insurance rebounds to 44.7%

The country’s private health has been on a steep decline since 2015.

Millennials are Singapore's new ‘sandwich generation’: survey

The youngest millennials are now part of the workforce.

3 out of 5 Malaysian motorists lack flood insurance

Only 34% are covered by flood damages such as falling trees.

9 out of 10 of insurers worried over climate risks 

Insurers said this will have a significant impact on portfolio construction.

Evolving risks means more volatility for APAC reinsurers: report

An analyst warns that these could cause some of the data for pricing risk to become obsolete.

Asia commercial insurance prices climbs by 6% in Q3

Meanwhile, global commercial insurance prices increased by 15%.

Surer creates digital ecosystem for the siloed insurance industry

The startup wants a B2B2C environment with multiple parties bringing in different expertise.

The ABC’s of embedded insurance

A SOMPO executive discusses how this market is taking a slice of the insurance industry's $6.4t pie.

Under the hood of Singapore’s first AI-powered pay-per-km car insurance

The Carro IQ device uses data analytics to easily calculate the vehicle’s lifespan.

China life insurance premiums to reach $665.7b in 2025

Thanks to the growing demand for protection-type life insurance products.

Australian insurers ready for regulatory reform: ICA

Insurers made ‘sweeping changes’ for the upcoming reforms, it said.

Weaker economic recovery to mute Indonesia’s non-life insurance demand

AM Best predicts a negative outlook for the country’s non-life segment.

Japan direct written premiums to blow up to $323.6b by 2025

The country’s life insurance industry is growing at a CAGR of 1.4%.

How digital insurer Blue is revolutionising Hong Kong’s stagnant insurance industry

For CEO Charles Hung, one way to break free of the misconceptions about insurance is through gamification.