Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Vietnam

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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Vietnam imposes higher premiums on employers

Vietnam imposes higher premiums on employers

New insurance premium calculations to be applied in 2016 disappoint garment industry.

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Vietnam’s PM wants 85% health coverage by 2020

Vietnam’s PM wants 85% health coverage by 2020

Nguyen Tan Dung says he wants those living in poverty to fully benefit from health insurance.

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Samsung mulls expanding in Vietnam’s insurance sector

Samsung mulls expanding in Vietnam’s insurance sector

Samsung has expressed intention to expand its footprint in the country’s life insurance sector.

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Generali launches Obi app in Vietnam

Generali launches Obi app in Vietnam

Generali has struck a deal to embed its native insurance app in Obi mobile phones in Vietnam.

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Vietnam urges students to sign up for health coverage

Vietnam urges students to sign up for health coverage

The country’s social health insurance covers 85% of students and pupils but participation is still low.

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Vietnam’s insurance market up 23% in five months

Vietnam’s insurance market up 23% in five months

Insurance firms in Vietnam enjoyed a robust first five months of the year in total premium revenue.

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Vietnam extends health coverage to weekends and holidays

Vietnam extends health coverage to weekends and holidays

Health examinations and treatment during holidays and weekends will now be covered.

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Military Bank launches life insurance JV

Military Bank launches life insurance JV

The Vietnamese bank has teamed up with Ageas and Muang Thai Life Assurance to establish a joint venture.

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Insurers pass on Vietnam vs Man City fixture risk

Insurers pass on Vietnam vs Man City fixture risk

Sponsor SHB Bank said that insurers in the region were unwilling to cover the risk of a no-show by the four-time Premiership champions.

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Prudential buys into Vietnam government bond

Prudential buys into Vietnam government bond

The British life insurer buys nearly half the Vnd7 trillion bonds on offer in the government’s debut 20-year issuance.

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Dai-ichi Life expands in Vietnam

Dai-ichi Life expands in Vietnam

A new general office in Ho Chi Minh City brings the Japanese insurer’s Vietnamese presence to 142 sales and general agency offices.

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Vietnam’s health insurance penetration reaches 71.4%

Vietnam’s health insurance penetration reaches 71.4%

Healthcare insurance holders reaches 64.6 million to date, an increase of 2.7 million over the same period last year.

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ACE Group names new Vietnam country president

ACE Group names new Vietnam country president

Dang Hoang Tung joins multiline property and casualty giant from AIG Vietnam.

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