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  1. Company profile- China Life

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Principal activities at China Life Insurance are the provision of individual and group life insurance, accident and health insurance, and asset management. Operations are carried out in China. ...

  2. Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Louise Rosario Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China by Cheris Chan Oxford U Press Marketing Death is a detailed study of how life insurance companies ... and 45 domestic ones nationwide. Life insurance accounted for only a small share of the industry. After 1949, insurers gradually disappeared, denounced as products of capitalism. In the late ...

  3. China Life Insurance

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The group's principal activities are the provision of individual and group life insurance, accident and health insurance and asset management. Operations are carried out in China. ...

  4. Check policies first, insurance buyers told

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip Investors should think twice before buying a life insurance policy, especially if it involves a long-term contract, the Consumer Council warns. Complaints about life insurance rose ... a refund. The council says other cases demonstrate the need to read policy documents carefully. The council received 115 complaints about life insurance policies last year, up from 108 in 2010. ...

  5. Insurance safety net for policies a step closer

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... but there is no such arrangement for insurers. The PPF would comprise two compensation funds- one covering life insurance policyholders and the other for general insurance policies. The original proposals covered only ... Chan said. The proposals require all insurance companies to pay 0.07 per cent of premium income into the two compensation funds- worth HK$1.2 billion for the life sector and HK$75 million ...

  6. Low interest rates boost life insurance sales

    Posted Jul 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong Economic recovery and low interest rates were the main reasons for strong first-quarter growth in Hong Kong's life insurance business, according to the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance. Total life insurance premiums for the quarter increased of 36.4 per cent year on year to $23.14 billion, while benefits paid out to life policyholders rose 69.1 per cent ...

  7. Life cover spreads in retirement planning

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... by concerns the outbreak was about to develop into a full-blown epidemic. Mr Snelgrove estimates life insurance issuance for AXA is up 20 per cent so far this year. But he believes there is plenty of room for growth as Hong Kong residents awaken to the benefits of life insurance policies - and the need to plan for unforeseen circumstances. 'Traditionally Hong Kong people didn't ...

  8. Insurers gear up for tax fight

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... that would exempt policyholder contributions to the funds- $14.5 billion last year- from tax. The Inland Revenue Ordinance provides special treatment to life insurance companies under a rule enacted ... income. The provision was written when most insurance companies were selling term-life products that accrued predictable premiums every year. However, six decades later, about 25 per cent of life ...

  9. Huddart bringing world of experience to life

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... life and general insurance growth. How did the life and general insurance sectors perform last year? For the first nine months of 2007, general insurance premiums grew about 4.3 per cent ... competitive as we have 116 general insurance and 18 composite insurers which conduct both life and general insurance business. The life insurance sector has benefited from the stock market, ...

  10. Insurers can help reduce suicide rate

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As we report today, the Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention has looked into the link between life insurance and suicide. The results show there is room for action to bring ... prevent their families getting a death payout. One in five suicides is covered by life insurance. Nearly a quarter of these occur within 24 months of the policy being taken out. One in seven ...




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