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Taiwanese insurer ordered to pay premiums

Taiwanese insurer ordered to pay premiums

Taiwan’s Nan Shan Life risks paying penalties if it does not contribute to its agents’ health insurance coverage.

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Japan’s quake insurance contracts top 60%

Japan’s quake insurance contracts top 60%

There has been a surge in coverage since the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that struck the Tohoku region.

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China cracks down on short-term policies

China cracks down on short-term policies

CIRC is identifying measures to suppress policies that compete with wealth management products.

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Malaysia’s general insurance industry grows 3%

Malaysia’s general insurance industry grows 3%

The industry generated premium income of US$2.3b for the first six months this year, said PIAM.

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Korean insurers’ RBC ratio continues to rise

Korean insurers’ RBC ratio continues to rise

Under local regulations, insurance companies are required to maintain risk-based capital ratios above 100%.

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Anbang’s Hong Kong insurance unit to go public

Anbang’s Hong Kong insurance unit to go public

The Chinese insurer has reportedly invited investment banks to pitch for roles on the IPO of its life insurance business.

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Asian regulatory changes to boost reinsurance appetite

Asian regulatory changes to boost reinsurance appetite

Regulatory measures put in place in the Asian markets could usher in a greater demand for reinsurance, according to Fitch.

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China’s reinsurance market to reach US$198bn by 2020

China’s reinsurance market to reach US$198bn by 2020

As the market grows, reinsurance premiums are expected to increase at a rate of 10% to 15% over the next few years.

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Dai-ichi’s subsidiary to acquire US Warranty Corp

Dai-ichi’s subsidiary to acquire US Warranty Corp

The US$127m acquisition of the asset protection specialist is expected to conclude as early as this year.

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Malaysia’s Islamic insurers eye European markets

Malaysia’s Islamic insurers eye European markets

The continent’s swelling Muslim population presents a long-term opportunity.

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Taikang aims for public listing in three years

Taikang aims for public listing in three years

The group will first consolidate its structure and lay out a clear strategy for the future.

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Singapore to improve ElderShield

Singapore to improve ElderShield

The enhancement will complete the strengthening of Singapore’s social safety net during the past decade.

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Malaysia’s employment insurance needs more study

Malaysia’s employment insurance needs more study

More research is needed before the scheme can be implemented across the country.

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Korea Deposit Insurance seeks Woori Bank buyers

Korea Deposit Insurance seeks Woori Bank buyers

The government is attempting to dispose of the controlling stake in the bank for the fifth time.

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