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  1. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Chinese insurers could see better prospects after first-half squeeze

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 01:56pm by Kwong Man-ki

    ... to support a variety of market segments including pension, health, rural and catastrophe insurance. Haitong Securities analyst Ding Wentao said annual premium growth could reach 17 per cent ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - INSURANCE

    New health protection scheme 'won't cover company insurance plans'

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Scheme will not cover company plans The new health protection scheme that will ensure Hongkongers have access to a minimum set of medical services will cover only individual and not company insurance plans, the Food and Health Bureau permanent secretary said. In a Doctors Union forum yesterday, Richard Yuen Ming-fai said the scheme would not cover ...

  3. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    'Drunk insurance' being sold to Chinese World Cup fans

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... the insurers points for marketing amid the soccer frenzy, but said the new products were merely gimmicks. "The presentation may be different, but these products are actually accident or health ...

  4. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Growing pet ownership in China drives demand for pet insurance

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 04:11am by Enoch Yiu

    ... that there were usually errors in product design and marketing,” Haverkamp said. “Over time, claims expenses escalated dramatically due to pet health cost inflation and cases of fraud.” He expected ...

  5. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Privacy law hinders direct sales

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 03:10am by Enoch Yiu

    ... senior vice-president and head of designated markets and health for Asia. "This is because now we are contacting potential customers who are willing to be sold to." Menon said ...

  6. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Chinese firms prepare to sell policies online

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:32am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... to be limited to simple short-term products such as accident and health, travel and term life products," the report said. Insurance policies sold online were unable to meet the personalised need ...

  7. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Fast FWD plan to put rebranded unit in top five

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... for cosmetic products could introduce simple health insurance products to clients, just as travel agents sell travel insurance policies," he said. Wong said he wanted to move into Malaysia, ...

  8. Business - Economy - INSURANCE

    Ageing population pushes up costs of getting old

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com As more people live longer, the need to pay for old age is pushing up the requirement for retirement savings and health-care insurance products Time to face up to costs of getting old Asia's ageing population is increasing the demand for health-care and retirement products in the region, says Paul Murray, the managing director of life and health ...

  9. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    UK insurer Prudential to keep its focus on Asia

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... profit by just 6.7 per cent in the second half to meet it, after achieving 20 per cent growth in the first six months. Stowe, who served as president of AIG's accident and health unit from ...

  10. Business - Money - INSURANCE

    Is Hong Kong weighed down by the cost of insurance?

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... the population- don't have health insurance and rely on the public system for care if they fall sick. The lack of ownership of health insurance is one of the drivers behind a government measure to privatise health care, to move the cost from the public sector to the private sector. "The percentage of households which do not have property and casualty insurance is also alarmingly low, ...




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