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  • Singapore: The STAR Team shines again

    In the latest release of amendments for the Income Tax Act by the Ministry of Finance, Singapore, a new section is added in the principal Act concerning insurance agents earning commissions not exceeding $50,000.

    Agents | 06 Dec 2019
  • Malaysia: New insurance solution to bridge debt gap

    To address the debt gap among Malaysians, Zurich Takaful Malaysia has introduced a new protection plan called 'Takaful Family Hero' which is said to be a first-of-its-kind offering in the takaful industry.

    Asia | 06 Dec 2019
  • Mandatory auto insurance should improve personal protection cover--Swiss Re

    Insurers which offer compulsory motor third party liability (CTPL) insurance in China should improve protection of persons against injury/death instead of focussing on covering vehicle damage, according to Mr John Chen, president of Swiss Re China.

    China | 06 Dec 2019
  • Low interest rates make it tough for insurers to offer attractive benefits

    The yields of China's treasury bonds have reached the lowest quartile of the last five years, with persistent low interest rates viewed as a major threat for life insurance companies, given their rate-sensitive products and investments, says international professional services firm EY.

    China | 06 Dec 2019
  • Listed insurance major to leverage health, wealth and longevity

    Beijing-based listed life insurance giant New China Life Insurance plans to tap the country's ageing population in its strategic development.

    China | 06 Dec 2019
  • Foreign owned life JV to increase capital by almost 10%

    Aegon THTF Life Insurance has proposed to increase its registered capital by CNY230m ($32.7m) to CNY2.63bn, or by 9.6% from CNY2.4bn.

    China | 06 Dec 2019
  • Number of births estimated to have fallen sharply this year

    Around 10.16m babies were born in China in the first 11 months of this year, says Mr James Liang, chairman and co-founder of online travel giant Ctrip, citing reports circulated via social media. He is also a professor of economics at Peking University's Guanghua School of Management.

    China | 06 Dec 2019
  • Outline released of Yangtze River Delta integrated development plan

    The Communist Party of China and the State Council have issued jointly an outline of the integrated regional development of the Yangtze River Delta, spelling out targets, requirements and measures to boost the integrated development of the Delta.

    China | 06 Dec 2019
  • China: EY outlines imperatives for insurers in 2020

    Insurance companies in China will have to move toward digitalisation to improve efficiencies, provide better customer experiences and deal with the disruptive challenges from technology giants that are increasingly involved in the insurance market, says international professional services firm EY.

    Asia | 06 Dec 2019
  • Global: Reinsurers advise insurers to charge vapers higher premiums

    Global reinsurers are stepping up warnings to their life insurer clients about the potential risks of vaping, putting pressure on underwriters to charge certain vapers higher rates than smokers, or even exclude them altogether, reported Reuters.

    Agents | 05 Dec 2019