Thursday, November 23, 2017

Vietnam

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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Vietnam’s non-life industry faces shortage of qualified actuaries

Vietnam’s non-life industry faces shortage of qualified actuaries

Only one actuary in Vietnam said meets the national standards.

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Vietnam’s insurance premiums forecast to grow in double digits

Vietnam’s insurance premiums forecast to grow in double digits

Q1 Turnover from insurance premiums reached more than US$665.75m.

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Vietnam amends social insurance law following workers’ strike

Vietnam amends social insurance law following workers’ strike

National Assembly votes to overturn a provision of the social insurance law.

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New insurance law in Vietnam creates confusion

New insurance law in Vietnam creates confusion

Complex rule has prompted some 1.2 million people to opt out of medical insurance.

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Vietnam launches social insurance e-portal

Vietnam launches social insurance e-portal

Launch of the e-portal forms part of Vietnam Social Insurance’s (VSI) efforts to reform its administrative procedures.

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Vietnam’s health insurance buyers drop by 1.2 million in Jan-April

Vietnam’s health insurance buyers drop by 1.2 million in Jan-April

Lack of proper public awareness of new health insurance regulations, cited.

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Dai-ichi Life signs bancassurance deal with Vietnam’s HDBank

Dai-ichi Life signs bancassurance deal with Vietnam’s HDBank

Both parties pledge to develop strategic cooperation between Vietnam’s banking and insurance sectors.

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Vietnam considers criminalising social, health insurance avoidance by employers

Vietnam considers criminalising social, health insurance avoidance by employers

Uncollected social insurance payments reached VND7.279tr (US$336m) at the end of last year.

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Vietnam life insurance industry’s growth hits 5-year high

Vietnam life insurance industry’s growth hits 5-year high

Total premiums, VONB and number of contracts signed surge.

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Vietnam insurer to sell shares to foreign strategic investors

Vietnam insurer to sell shares to foreign strategic investors

Company to also open two seats on its managing board for investors.

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