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- February 21 2023
Opinion: Asia’s mega rail projects to ignite premium boom
The China-backed infra projects set to generate US$14bn by 2030 come as a blessing for local and international carriers.
- October 10 2022
US$290tn investment gap to hit Paris climate targets: Swiss Re
Plugging the hole will require a ramp-up of climate spending to an estimated US$9.4tn on average every year till 2050.
- September 29 2022
Opinion: Australia’s natural disaster fund far from ‘ready’
The US$135m federal government funding should be matched and cross-country coordination improved, as the ICA demands.
- September 19 2022
Strong Taiwan earthquake triggers widespread infrastructure damage
Buildings, railway lines and bridges have all been impacted in the epicentre, Taitung county.
- September 12 2022
Losses mount from nat cats in Korea, Pakistan, China and India
An earthquake, a typhoon and two serious flooding events are triggering a large volume of claims.
- August 29 2022
‘Unprecedented’ Pakistan flooding triggers US$10bn damage
Large P&C carriers such as Adamjee Insurance and United Insurance could see significant claims.
- August 24 2022
Japan infrastructure spending set to spur property GWP growth
The country's general insurance market set to reach US$133bn in 2026, GlobalData forecasts.
- August 16 2022
Luzon earthquake triggers major infrastructure damage
Crawford reports damage to power plants, airport construction project and SMEs.
- August 10 2020
Market to benefit from ‘Digital Silk Road’ investment
(Re)insurers to protect growing risks such as cyber, data and IP as China's digital push gathers pace.
- June 24 2020
Asia’s infrastructure boom
Swiss Re sees huge potential in the region for both premiums and investments.
- August 26 2019
Asia’s construction boom brings complex claims
Mega infrastucture projects are becoming more frequent and larger in scope.
- August 2 2019
Insurers criticised over Laos dam claims
One year after the collapse of a hydropower dam in Laos, critics are calling on the project’s insurers to pay out.
- May 24 2019
Insurers could play an important role in funding infrastructure in Asia, but they need more support.
- June 15 2018
Philippine insurers ready to fund infrastructure projects
The government is relying on development financing, but the country's life insurers would like to get involved.
- February 22 2018
Taiwan insurers urged to fund public projects
Insurers have been urged tap into their funds to help support national infrastructure and development projects.
- February 12 2018
Insurers urged to help bridge Asean infra gap
Insurers are estimated to hold just 2% of assets under management in infrastructure investments.
- January 19 2018
Let insurance funds build infrastructure
Much still needs to be done to marry insurance capital in Asia with suitable projects. It is time to do it.
- December 21 2017
Taiwan insurers urged to invest more in infrastructure projects
The message is part of efforts to increase private investment in government-led projects
- November 30 2017
China Life hunts for more overseas investments
Its efforts are centred on infrastructure and technologies and products with the growth potential in China.
- November 6 2017
China Life to boost global exposure
The Chinese insurer plans to be more visible internationally as it expands its overseas presence.