Category 2 Typhoon Lan has dropped heavy rain and brought strong winds along the Pacific coast of Japan, Tokyo and the north-east.
Peter Harmer, CEO of Australian insurer IAG, has said the firm's plans to grow in Asia are on hold and that it will focus on Australia and New Zealand.
Ironshore Singapore has hired Sam Lim as an underwriter in its political risk team.
Global insurer XL Catlin is to buy a 20% stake in an Indian insurance broker.
Honan Asia has bought Singapore-based employee benefits broker NGA Benefits for an undisclosed sum.
Inga Beale, CEO of Lloyds, has urged for a change in business culture to allow firms to admit to mistakes or errors so insurers can properly cover their risk exposures.
AIG Singapore and DBS Bank have created an electronic payment service for travel insurance claims.
UK-headquartered insurance group Aviva has exited the Taiwanese market with the sale of its 49% stake in First-Aviva Life.
Global insurer Chubb has recruited from its Australia operations for a senior position in Singapore.
Global insurer XL Catlin is estimating $1.48bn (£1.12bn) of losses from natural catastrophes in the third quarter.
Anthony Day, CEO of insurance at Suncorp and the Australian financial services firm's chief legal officer Kate Olgers are leaving the company.
Anish Jadav has left Zurich in the UK to join the global insurer's Asia operations in Singapore.