Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore is linking up with its IFAs and agents via an automated chatbot available on Facebook messenger.
Following a competitive tender Allianz and Standard Chartered have agreed a 15 year five country general insurance bancassurance partnership in Asia.
Former Allianz Global Corporate Specialty senior marine risk consultant Jarek Klimczak has been appointed marine risk engineer for Asia-Pacific at rival XL Catlin.
The coming year looks set to be an exciting but challenging one for general insurers in Asia as strong growth continues in many markets across the region writes Nicky Burridge.
Singapore-based Lloyd's reinsurance broker Pana Harrison (Asia) has acquired five person Labuan broker AIH Reinsurance Brokers for an undisclosed sum.
US-headquartered health insurance giant Aetna has established an innovation hub in Singapore this month.
Lloyd's specialist insurance group Chaucer has appointed former Swiss Re manager Ong Chee Koon as class underwriter to join its Asia treaty team in Singapore.
Global insurer Chubb has made several senior appointments in Singapore.
Post interviews Marsh's Graham Purdon - the winner of the Claims Awards Asia-Pacific 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Axa will merge its life, health and general insurance businesses in Singapore from 1 January 2017.
Singapore-based ACR Capital Holdings' shareholders have agreed to sell the reinsurance firm to two Shenzhen state-owned firms.
Qatar Re has been granted a license to operate in Singapore.
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
Kim Swan, most recently senior manager - international regulatory affairs at Lloyd's, has returned to Asia.
Timothy Foister has left Liberty International to join Markel in Singapore.
The Claims Club Asia-Pacific has two events this month in Singapore and Sydney.
US software company Nutonomy is offering free rides in six 'driverless' taxis in Singapore from today.
XL Catlin has made a senior underwriting appointment in Sydney.
International commercial insurer FM Global has broken ground on a S$80m (£45m) education facility in Singapore.
Chubb's regional head of casualty for Asia-Pacific Adam Clifford has been given an expanded role.
Mark Newman, former head of Asia at XL Catlin, has joined Sompo Canopius as its CEO Asia-Pacific, Middle East and North Africa.
Atrium Syndicate 609 has decided to stop accepting business on its Lloyd's Singapore platform after eight years in operation.
Andrew Horton, CEO of Beazley, is in Singapore this week to celebrate 10 years writing business in the continent.
Tom Hughes has been appointed head of marine Australia for XL Catlin.