Professional Indemnity Insurance for Medical Practitioners will be Mandatory in 2019

Malaysia’s Medical practitioners applying for the Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) must provide proof of cover for Professional Indemnity. Recent regulations pose that effective January 1, 2019, all medical professionals will require this as a mandatory cover in order to practice.…

Government Tables Employment Insurance Scheme (EIS)

The government tabled the Employment Insurance Scheme (EIS) bill to aid retrenched workers with bridging benefits and allowances. It seeks to provide an insurance system for workers who have lost their employments by providing certain benefits and re-employment placement programme.…

What and How do we tackle application fraud?

The following is an opinion article, written by Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer at Allianz, UK. With fraud adding an estimated £50 to every UK policyholder’s insurance bill, preventing it is a key responsibility for insurers. But while the industry…

Is our economy really that promising?

By LIM SUE GOAN Malaysia’s exports rose by 32.5% in May, marking seventh consecutive month of double-digit growth and the biggest increase in seven years. This is both a good news and a bad one. Why? Well, exceptional export growth…

The colour of your car may be a pricing factor in your car insurance

Interesting article from https://businesstech.co.za/news/banking/182879/do-insurance-companies-care-about-the-colour-of-your-car/ Car insurance companies use a list of factors to calculate your risk and determine premium rates. And while there are some commonly accepted boxes that need to be ticked off when calculating your insurance costs –…

Motor insurance adjusters get jumpstart from Alibaba’s fintech arm

by Gabriel Olano 29 Jun 2017 Ant Financial, a fintech affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba, has debuted an artificial intelligence-powered image recognition system that can help motor insurance claims adjusters operate faster and more efficiently.Around 45 million vehicle insurance claims are…