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JA Assure acquires shares in Thai General Insurance's brokerage firm
The purchase allows JA Assure access to Thailand’s market.
Indian human rights group seeks mandatory insurance for truck drivers
They are seeking a cover of $18.9k for every truck driver, co-driver, and helper.
Taiwan insurance industry profits continues downward spiral
Life insurer profits dropped by 23.6% whilst non-life fell by 203.2%
AIA Singapore goes on hiring spree for financial associate consultants
The firm opened 500 positions along with the launch of its Financial Associate Scheme.
Shopee enters Philippine insurance market
SeaInsure is a non-life insurer owned by business tycoon Forrest Li.
Seven Taiwan insurers fails to collect $100m interest on Russian bond
This is the first time Russia has defaulted on its international bonds.
Munich Re names Tobias Frenz as CEO of Singapore branch
He will continue to be based in Singapore.
HSBC renews bancassurance partnership with Allianz
It will cover six markets, with HSBC and Allianz offering life and non-life products.
Sun Life Hong Kong names new general manager for life and health
She is tasked with the firm's business strategy for the Greater Bay Area.
NTUC Income to cover 54,000 students in expanded insurance cover scheme
The free insurance cover is available to eligible students from low-income families.
Allianz Taiwan is a mid-sized fish in a big pond: Moody’s
It is one of the top three investment-linked product underwriters in Taiwan.
China Taiping Insurance announces new Singapore chief
He was formerly part of the Singapore business back in 2006.
Thai Life targets $1b IPO
This could be the largest equity capital market deal in SEA this year.
WTW names new APAC head of Financial Solutions
The new appointee will be based in Singapore.

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JA Assure acquires shares in Thai General Insurance's brokerage firm
The purchase allows JA Assure access to Thailand’s market.
Indian human rights group seeks mandatory insurance for truck drivers
They are seeking a cover of $18.9k for every truck driver, co-driver, and helper.
Taiwan insurance industry profits continues downward spiral
Life insurer profits dropped by 23.6% whilst non-life fell by 203.2%
AIA Singapore goes on hiring spree for financial associate consultants
The firm opened 500 positions along with the launch of its Financial Associate Scheme.
Shopee enters Philippine insurance market
SeaInsure is a non-life insurer owned by business tycoon Forrest Li.
Seven Taiwan insurers fails to collect $100m interest on Russian bond
This is the first time Russia has defaulted on its international bonds.
Munich Re names Tobias Frenz as CEO of Singapore branch
He will continue to be based in Singapore.
HSBC renews bancassurance partnership with Allianz
It will cover six markets, with HSBC and Allianz offering life and non-life products.
Sun Life Hong Kong names new general manager for life and health
She is tasked with the firm's business strategy for the Greater Bay Area.
NTUC Income to cover 54,000 students in expanded insurance cover scheme
The free insurance cover is available to eligible students from low-income families.
Allianz Taiwan is a mid-sized fish in a big pond: Moody’s
It is one of the top three investment-linked product underwriters in Taiwan.
China Taiping Insurance announces new Singapore chief
He was formerly part of the Singapore business back in 2006.
Thai Life targets $1b IPO
This could be the largest equity capital market deal in SEA this year.
WTW names new APAC head of Financial Solutions
The new appointee will be based in Singapore.

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In 2021, the largest recorded natural disaster in the region cost over $2b.
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Unconscious bias and ‘double shifting’ are just some of the known hurdles.
Insurance Why this SG-based fintech firm is ending the pen-and-paper era of financial advisors
GoalsMapper used its cloud-based platform to help financial advisors support 80,000 clients.
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Without middlemen, insurance will get cheaper for consumers.
Insurance The life-changing ‘crash’ of PGA Sompo’s CEO
How a car accident propelled Fumihiko Harada to a career in insurance.

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