Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Vietnam

Vietnam’s insurance industry investment up 500%

Vietnam’s insurance industry investment up 500%

Last year was a successful one for Vietnamese insurers after total premiums recorded the sharpest increase in the last 10 years.

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Great Eastern sells Vietnam business to FWD

Great Eastern sells Vietnam business to FWD

The OCBC-owned insurer is selling its business in the country to FWD Life Insurance for US$48.2 million.

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Philippine insurance regulator named first Mefin head

Philippine insurance regulator named first Mefin head

Emmanuel Dooc will chair the newly created Mututal Exchange Forum on Inclusive Insurance in Asia.

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Vietnamese insurers told to gear up for AEC and TPP

Vietnamese insurers told to gear up for AEC and TPP

The country’s legal framework for the sector is outdated and incomplete, and the industry lacks good governance, says one critic.

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Tokio Marine raises stake in Vietnamese JV

Tokio Marine raises stake in Vietnamese JV

The Japanese insurer is raising its stake in Bao Viet Tokio Marine Insurance to 51% from 49%.

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Vietnam plagued with malware

Vietnam plagued with malware

The country continues to be targeted by hackers linked to the political dispute over the South China Sea.

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World Bank support for Vietnam’s healthcare goal

World Bank support for Vietnam’s healthcare goal

The programme to assure local access to medical services has received the full support of the bank.

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Asean offers big potential for Vietnamese firms

Asean offers big potential for Vietnamese firms

An official at the country’s finance ministry says the Asean Economic Community will provide substantial opportunities.

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Vietnam on track for double-digit growth this year

Vietnam on track for double-digit growth this year

The country’s finance ministry said premium income in 2015 climbed by 21.4% to US$3 billion.

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Dai-ichi Life in distribution deal with Vietnam Post

Dai-ichi Life in distribution deal with Vietnam Post

Japan’s third-largest life insurer will sell its products exclusively at branches of state-run Vietnam Post.

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QBE appoints Anthony Cloney to head Vietnam

QBE appoints Anthony Cloney to head Vietnam

A QBE veteran, he will be responsible for developing and steering strategic initiatives in the country.

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Fairfax buys 35% stake in Vietnamese insurer

Fairfax buys 35% stake in Vietnamese insurer

The insurance arm of Hanoi-based BIDV has sold up to 41 million new shares for an undisclosed sum.

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Vietnam offers more social insurance incentives

Vietnam offers more social insurance incentives

Sweeteners include subsidies, elimination of age limits and more choices in payment terms.

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Vietnam’s insurance industry invests US$6.7 in economy

Vietnam’s insurance industry invests US$6.7 in economy

Long term government bonds seen as popular investment among life and nonlife firms in 2015

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Vietnam market up 22% this year

Vietnam market up 22% this year

The country’s insurance market registered its best performance during the past five years.

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Taiwanese insurers cleared to buy 100% of Vietnamese banks

Taiwanese insurers cleared to buy 100% of Vietnamese banks

Taiwan’s FSC Chairman Tseng Ming-chung announced the development after a trip to Vietnam.

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Vietnam to ban SOEs from investing in insurance firms

Vietnam to ban SOEs from investing in insurance firms

A government decree has banned SOEs from making fresh investments in insurance firms.

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Foreign insurance capital continues to enter Vietnam

Foreign insurance capital continues to enter Vietnam

Foreign investors are helping local insurers to develop better strategies and risk management.

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