Thailand's government is considering introducing compulsory travel insurance for all tourists following a series of serious incidents.
Claudia Salem has been promoted to CEO Singapore and head of country operations for South East Asia at global insurer AIG.
Insurer MSIG Thailand has developed a mobile app that allows customers to report motor claims and receive assistance.
Australian giant IAG saw pre-tax profit fall to A$571m (£351m) in the first half of the 2017 financial year compared with A$610m in H1 2016.
Former CEO of JLT Thailand Mark Johnson is to become CEO of Hyperion-owned specialist marine broker FP Marine starting on 1 March.
Foreign insurers can now buy up to 100% of Thai insurers' shares following a decision from the Thailand Finance Minister.
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.
At least 25 people have died and 700,000 people have been affected by widespread floods in southern Thailand.
In the last financial year Australian-headquartered insurer IAG grew its gross written premiums in Asia, outside of China, 7.5% to A$757m (£582m).
Experts agree there are a host of insurance opportunities across Asean's fast growing markets.
Munich Re-owned insurer Ergo has agreed to buy a 40.3% stake in Thailand-based Thaisri Insurance for an undisclosed sum.
Global insurer Hiscox has decided to sell the Hong Kong division of Direct Asia to Well Link for an undisclosed sum.
Australian giant IAG is still counting the cost of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake and announced a 19.5% fall in profits for the first half of the 2015/16 financial year.
Swiss Re is predicting robust growth across Asia for general insurance over 2016 and 2017 despite economic headwinds.
Singaporeans favourite reason for going abroad is to go shopping according to research from AIG.
The real value of motor insurance markets in the UK and Italy are likely to decline over the next few years, as emerging Asian markets continue rapid expansion, according to Finaccord.
Ageas has sold its Hong Kong division to China's largest private equity firm JD Capital for HK$10.7bn (£895m).
Coastal risks are rising in Asia at a rapid rate according to new research.
Global loss adjuster Crawford has made two senior appointments in Asia as the firm's Singapore general manager Martin Allan leaves for QBE.
At least 20 people have died and over 100 have been injured following a bomb explosion yesterday in central Bangkok.
German insurer HDI Gerling and Thai company Bangkok Insurance have agreed pay-as-you-drive deals with telematics provider Scope Technologies.
Willis has appointed Miller's head of Asia Simon Weaver as CEO of its Singapore office and regional CEO for South East Asia.
The Hong Kong-headquartered broking group Alliance has received approval to launch its own insurance company in the third quarter of 2015.
Axa is expanding its investments in China, Hong Kong and Singapore as it targets 100 million customers by 2030.