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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.

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.

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.