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  • 3rd Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards receives 400 entries from 50 companies and 14 markets

    Some 400 entries from 50 companies and 14 markets were received for the 3rd Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards. This is a reflection of the growing industry support for the awards from insurance companies and advisers.

    Date : 20 Mar 2018
  • Philippines: Premiums rose by 12% in 2017 to US$5 bln

    Total premiums in the Philippine insurance industry reached PHP259.6 billion (US$5 billion) in 2017, representing growth of 11.9%, from PHP231.8 billion in 2016, according to the Insurance Commission citing unaudited quarterly statistics submitted by life, nonlife and mutual benefit associations (MBAs).

    Date : 06 Feb 2018
  • 29th EAIC in Manila set to wow the industry

    Hundreds of Asia's leading insurance executives and upcoming talent will converge on Manila on 6-9 May 2018 for the 29th East Asian Insurance Congress (EAIC). The bi-annual gathering has moved to an earlier slot this year to avoid scheduling conflicts in the market and to draw the maximum number of delegates. Mr Augusto Hidalgo, Chief Delegate of the Philippines, gives a sneak peek into one of the most exciting gatherings that is set to take place on the Asian insurance circuit this year.

    Date : 10 Jan 2018
  • Only 13% of adults in Metro Manila, Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao have risk protection cover

    More work is needed to increase risk protection cover in the Philippines. According to a paper released by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), only 13% of adults in Metro Manila, Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao have risk protection cover.

    Date : 09 Jan 2018
  • 3rd Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards launches with support of Philippines Insurance Commissioner

    The search for the best in life insurance agency and advisory across the region kicks off today with the launch of the 3rd Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards with the support of Mr Dennis B Funa, Insurance Commissioner of the Philippines, as Guest of Honour for the Awards.

    Date : 02 Jan 2018
  • Plenty of name cards lying around? Here's how to get appointments out of them

    Do you have stacks after stacks of name cards from networking sessions lying around? You did not contact them because of your procrastination or perhaps you do not even remember who these people are anymore. Manmohan Abdullah, a 23-year Qualifying, Life & Honor Roll Member of MDRT from Malaysia, shares at the 10th Philippine Life Insurance Congress how you can put them to good use and secure the appointments you need.

    Date : 14 Nov 2017
  • Philippines: Insurance expected to grow as a wealth management tool

    The use of insurance combined with trusts is expected to be more important going forward in the Philippines, which, mirroring a trend across Asia, continues to experience rapid growth in the number of wealthy individuals and families. What comes with this, however, is a wider and more complex set of needs in managing their business and personal assets - both for today and in the long-term, reported Hubbis.

    Date : 04 Apr 2017
  • Philippines: Pru Life UK and GIZ GmbH partner to offer microinsurance products

    British Life Insurer Pru Life UK has entered into a partnership with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the international development arm of the German government, to provide low-cost life insurance products and address financial literacy in the Philippines. This is targeted at the low-income sector and aims to ultimately reduce the protection gap in the country.

    Date : 07 Feb 2017
  • Philippines: Insurance boom draws record number of wannabe agents

    A record number of at least 40,000 people is estimated to have sat for examinations to become insurance agents last year, according to the Insurance Commission (IC), attracted by the booming insurance industry which was in turn fuelled by a rising economy.

    Date : 10 Jan 2017