Cyber attacks on businesses in China and Hong Kong have soared in the last two years according to research from a PWC survey.
74 people have died after a platform at a power plant construction site in Jiangxi province, east China, collapsed.
There has been little change in the rankings of the top 30 Asia insurers since 2014, with China still dominating the rankings, despite a decreasing growth rate
China's P&C insurers saw profits fall 29% to 48.2bn yuan (£5.8bn) in the first nine months of the year compared with the same period in 2015.
Typhoon Haima shut down Hong Kong last Friday, caused around $500m (£400m) of economic losses in Guangdong and killed at least 13 people in the Philippines.
Chinese investment firm China Oceanwide Holdings has bought struggling US mortgage and life insurer Genworth Financial for $2.7bn (£2.2bn) in cash.
Hong Kong-based extended warranty MGA Nexassure has secured a reinsurance partnership with Hong Kong-headquartered reinsurer Peak Re for insurers in Asia.
Singapore-based ACR Capital Holdings' shareholders have agreed to sell the reinsurance firm to two Shenzhen state-owned firms.
Insured losses from September typhoon Meranti could reach $1.15bn (£850m) according to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide.
A lack of large natural disasters, favourable exchange rates and a number of sizeable mergers have seen many of the top 30 European insurers weather the tough environment and climb the rankings
Chubb is now offering insurance for importers, exporters and transport operators working in the Chinese marine market.
Swiss Re has entered a pilot reinsurance protection scheme with the government of Heilongjiang province to help protect farmers from natural catastrophes.
According to Aon Benfield's catastrophe modeling team Impact Forecasting the recent flooding in China could cost the country as much as $33bn (£25bn) in economic losses.
China's dramatic flooding over the last month has once again highlighted the prevalence of underinsurance in the country.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Jingwei Jia as CEO of its China operations.
"Meu-Yu" monsoon rains led to multiple rounds of significant flooding across central and southern China throughout June killing at least 186 people across 26 provinces.
China has introduced its first household earthquake insurance policy.
Allianz has appointed Robin Loh in a newly created role - chief digital officer, Asia-Pacific.
Eric Gao, chairman and CEO of Lloyd's (China) has been promoted to head of the Greater China region leading teams in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Insurers are looking for new ways into China’s underserved market, yet a successful digital strategy will not only require investment but the right type of partnership
China Pacific-owned China Pacific Property Insurance is teaming up with Chinese internet giant Baidu to launch an online car insurer.
The first Shanghai insurance exchange could launch as early as next week.
Chinese insurer Sunshine Insurance yesterday opened a hospital it built in association with Weifang City's government for 3bn yuan (£320m).
The Chinese government is supporting the development of the mutual market according to the country's regulator.