Despite the US being seen as the pre-eminent center for insurtech investment, it in no way has the monopoly on all the good ideas.
Insured losses from September typhoon Meranti could reach $1.15bn (£850m) according to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide.
Swiss Re's general insurance arm Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has been authorised to place general insurance business in or from Hong Kong.
Zurich has sold its general insurance operations in Taiwan to the country's largest car distributor Hotai Motor for an undisclosed sum.
Taiwanese authorities believe poor construction methods helped cause the collapse of a block of flats in the city of Tainan after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake.
Swiss Re is predicting robust growth across Asia for general insurance over 2016 and 2017 despite economic headwinds.
Trade credit insurance in Asia looks set to enjoy double-digit growth in the years ahead, but the market is not without challenges writes Nicky Burridge.
Singaporeans favourite reason for going abroad is to go shopping according to research from AIG.
Typhoon Dujian which hit Taiwan and China over the last few days brought strong wind and heavy rain but few insurance losses according to modeling firm AIR Worldwide.
Cathay Financial Holdings has agreed to sell a 60% stake in Taiwan-headquartered Cathay Insurance (China) to Alibaba-owned Ant Financial.
Risk management firm RMS is teaming up with MSIG Mingtai Insurance to help develop the RMS Taiwan typhoon model.
A director of Taiwan's Non-Life Insurance Association has said that more than 90% of car insurance policies in the country are not covered for storm damage.
Powerful storm Typhoon Soudelor has killed at least 14 people in Taiwan and 12 in eastern China; others are missing and over 100 were injured in Taiwan.
From 1 October the Taiwanese government will require Chinese tourists to show proof they have taken out medical insurance.
Prioritising flexible cover for SMEs in Asia-Pacific will help drive economic growth and innovation in the region argues Zurich's Stuart Spencer.
Willis has bought corporate broker Elite Risk Services in Taipei for an undisclosed amount.
AIG has decided to focus on large commercial risks in Taiwan after agreeing to sell its personal lines and SME book to Nan Shan Life for $158m (£102m).
Hong Kong based reinsurer Peak Re and the Shanghai Typhoon Institute are partnering for research projects into the impact of tropical cyclones on the insurance market.
Deloitte has appointed Yoichiro Ogawa, deputy CEO of Deloitte Japan, as global managing director for Asia-Pacific.
Taiwan-based Fubon Life has bought the building which houses iconic London attraction Madame Tussauds for £348.8m.
Financial comparison site Compare Asia Group is set to expand after it raised $40m (£26.6m).
Allianz's operating profit in Asia-Pacific climbed 17% to €429m (£309m) last year compared with 2013.
A senior Taiwanese broker argues that increasing fines is not enough to help Taiwan's food industry overcome several food recall scandals.
At least 31 people have been confirmed dead after a TransAsia Airways plane clipped a bridge near Taipei, Taiwan's capital, this morning.