According to reinsurance giant Swiss Re general insurance premiums in 'emerging Asia' countries are set to grow 12.8% on average in 2015.
Taiwan's foreign ministry has asked its citizens to delay trips to South Korea for business, holidays and education.
South Korea says cyber attack on broadcasters and banks in March was cyber warfare from a military spy agency in North Korea, as North Korea readies rockets.
Dynamic capital growth and ample reinsurance capacity resulted in a relatively stable renewal at April 1, 2013, according to Guy Carpenter.
Typhoon Sanba made landfall on 17 September just before noon local time in South Gyeongsang Province on the southern coast of South Korea, according to catastrophe modeling firm Air Worldwide.
Typhoon Bolaven, a strong Category 3 typhoon, made landfall in northern Okinawa at around 12:00 UTC on 26 August.
Pan-Asia life insurer AIA Group posted a 28% rise in the value of new business to $512m in the first half of 2012.
The son of Asia's wealthiest tycoon, Li Ka-shing, has lodged a surprise bid for the south east Asian businesses of ING's $6bn Asian insurance operations, the Financial Times reported today.
Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, is aiming to pursue more opportunities in Asia after boosting reinsurance sales in the region.
As part of a series counting down to Insurance Strategy Asia, Insurance Insight spoke to Prasanna Patil about his views on the Asian insurance market.
AIA Group achieved 27% growth in the value of new business to reach $232m in the first quarter of 2012.
Willis Re has appointed James Beedle as chief executive of its Asian operations.
Simon Machell, chief executive of Aviva Asia Pacific, will be part of the panel debate on The outlook for insurance in Asia at Insurance Strategy Asia taking place in Hong Kong on Tuesday 29 May.
As part of Insurance Insights new remit to cover Asia, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Asia’s chief executive officer Warren Merritt (pictured)spoke to Francesca Nyman to discussed the broker’s plans there.