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  1. Types of protection against risks

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... Money is written by Sophie Paine, who teaches financial literacy at www.aandbmake3.com Insurers have imagination! You can insure against a wide range of risks. Medical insurance covers medical expenses. Always check if it includes dental and optical insurance. Property insurance: covers properties, like houses, against fire, flood, theft, or weather damage. Liability insurance ...

  2. Different types of service

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... people. In a traditional banking system, the amounts are too small to qualify for a savings account. Microinsurance: Insurance services offered to poor people. As they are not insured, unexpected events, like fire, accidents and floods, can hit them very badly financially and they may have to borrow a lot of money. Microinsurance enables them to access insurance services. ...

  3. Insurers to pay for safety net of almost HK$2b

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu All insurers in Hong Kong will have to pay a 0.07 per cent levy to build up a safety net of almost HK$2billion for the city's policyholders in the event of an insurance ... insurance sector and the other would cover general insurance. They would pay policyholders up to HK$1 million per policy if their company went bankrupt. The proposed scheme, which is expected ...

  4. Taxi drivers file complaint over rising cost of insurance

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Taxi owners have filed a complaint to the insurance watchdog over a dramatic rise in insurance costs over the past three weeks. Costs rose after an insurance company for commercial vehicles collapsed this month. Anglo Starlite Insurance Company- thought to have insured nearly half the city's taxi owners- was taken over by the government on May 6. One ...

  5. Cheats cause problems with new Philippine helper insurance fee

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney It has only been in operation for a month but already a new insurance requirement imposed by the Philippine government on new domestic workers hired to work abroad has hit trouble. According to the new law, when a helper is hired through a Philippine or Hong Kong agency, the employer or agency has to pay a one-off insurance premium of US$144 to the Philippine ...

  6. Anatomy of a health plan

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to Matilda. Different types of cover Mike Ramsay, a director at the insurance broker Alliance Insurance Services, says there are three types of health insurance: basic, mid-tier and premium. ... Nicky Burridge Most people do not want to talk about health insurance. The issues surrounding such plans- security, money, mortality- are fraught with emotion. The policies ...

  7. Beloved pets left out in cold by insurers

    Posted May 17th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... insurance for Oscar. 'My agent calls me all the time to sell me all types of insurance- for my wife, my two sons- but he could not find any insurance for my dog,' Wong said. 'I want ... she said. A spokeswoman for the Insurance Commissioner said pet insurance is a type of general insurance which does not need any specific requirements. 'We will, however, review ...

  8. 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 sell policies in a country where death is a taboo subject. University of Hong Kong associate professor Cheris Chan hun-ching conducted dozens of interviews with insurance sales agents, ...

  9. Inexpensive insurance policies can help take the pain out of ownership

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pet school, pet marriages and pet funerals, pet insurance is now catching on in Hong Kong as more owners want to take better care of their animals. There are two pet insurers in Hong Kong- Blue Cross and Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance (RSA)- that offer pet insurance plans, Pet Care Insurance (Blue Cross) and My PetGuard (RSA). Pet Care was launched in 2005 and My PetGuard ...

  10. 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 ... HK$250,000 for insurance when she tried to renew a different account. Her family checked the details of the policy and learnt that she would not be able to access the capital or dividends for 10 ...




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