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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 eyes $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.
No insurance payout for Hong Kong’s controversial Jumbo Floating Restaurant
The vessel reportedly capsized near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.
Japanese life segment stands strong as firms maintain solid capital positions: AM Best
Several tailwind factors improved overall business conditions.
Climate risk is burning billions and Asia remains vulnerable
In 2021, the largest recorded natural disaster in the region cost over $2b.
Everest Insurance gets regulator nod for Singapore entity
This marks the global insurer's official entrance to the Asian market.
India’s recently cancelled cricket match triggers $5.75m in insurance claims
The cancellation of the recent match triggered several claims.
Taiwan’s COVID-19 insurance policy complaints surges 
Complaints is now 25 times higher than last year.
Allianz Malaysia names new chairman
The new chairman was the former CEO of Allianz General Malaysia.
$3.37b losses in Eastern Australia floods to challenge insurers
The initial assessment of losses was $2.75b in April.

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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 eyes $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.
No insurance payout for Hong Kong’s controversial Jumbo Floating Restaurant
The vessel reportedly capsized near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.
Japanese life segment stands strong as firms maintain solid capital positions: AM Best
Several tailwind factors improved overall business conditions.
Climate risk is burning billions and Asia remains vulnerable
In 2021, the largest recorded natural disaster in the region cost over $2b.
Everest Insurance gets regulator nod for Singapore entity
This marks the global insurer's official entrance to the Asian market.
India’s recently cancelled cricket match triggers $5.75m in insurance claims
The cancellation of the recent match triggered several claims.
Taiwan’s COVID-19 insurance policy complaints surges 
Complaints is now 25 times higher than last year.
Allianz Malaysia names new chairman
The new chairman was the former CEO of Allianz General Malaysia.
$3.37b losses in Eastern Australia floods to challenge insurers
The initial assessment of losses was $2.75b in April.

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Thanks to these threats, 54% of insurers had an ROE below their cost of equity.
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Emma is an all-in-one digital platform that meets the customers' needs, from purchasing an insurance policy to booking gym classes.
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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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