Category: BlogTalk

Do Malaysians need mobile phone insurance?

I read the following article with interest…. Do we actually need any insurance to cover your mobile phone, since most values are below RM 2,000 each. Cheap Premium for Mobile Phone Whatever it is, if the premium is cheap for…

Can I explain the Genneva Gold issues?

This posting has nothing to do with insurance but nevertheless is on personal investing and finance matters. The Genneva Gold raid On the 1st of October 2012, Genneva Gold was raided by both the authorities in Malaysia and Singapore for…

Economic Shockwaves of Infectious Diseases (Looking Back)

Emerging infectious diseases and their growing economic costs

A pictorial graphical on emerging infectious diseases Browsing through the internet and came across this graphical presentation of various infectious diseases; diseases that put a big dent on country’s economy…. thought this is great for refreshing out thoughts. While this…

Digital Franking System (DFS) For Insurance Guarantee Stamping

Of FRANGKI DIGITAL and DIGITAL FRANKING…. INSURANCE GUARANTEE and INSURANCE POLICY

A few months ago numerous insurance companies wrote to the Stamping Office of the Malaysian Inland Revenue Board (IRB) requesting that the stamping requirement for insurance bond or guarantee issued to cover foreign workers be simplified or to allow self-franking by the insurance companies themselves. Of course the original intention was to complain against certain companies and shame them (in public) over the manner the “Stamp Duty Paid” mark was placed onto their Foreign Workers Insurance Guarantee (FWIG) policy. At that time the public understanding was that any documents falling under BOND or GUARANTEE must be stamped at the Stamp Office and not to be handled by any third party.






Persatuan GIANTS (Gabungan Insuran Agent N Takaful 1Malaysia)?

insurance agency is perhaps something like this?

  This is interesting piece of news over Harakah Daily, thought of sharing this over here. And, you do read with a SMILE…. will you? At least for the…. 1Malaysia part of “Gabungan Insuran Agent N Takaful 1Malaysia”. This piece…

Converging Our Motor Insurance Industry For Asean Cross-border Collaboration

ASEAN Economic Community

Over the weekend I spent sometime reading through some papers concerning Asean framework agreement on facilitation of cross border transportation of people. This proposed agreement is with the view to promote and ease cross-border movement of people residing within member…

How best can a Conventional insurance company and Takaful Operator work together?

Conventional Insurance and Takaful

Last week I have a discussion with a counterpart from the takaful segment of our industry – the subject was on how best the conventional insurance segment could possibly work out a joint venture with the takaful operator. How can…

Breaching Insurance rules and regulations in the name of profits | Insurance & Takaful Online

Foreign workers insurances

Are you a supporter of insurance regulation breaches or you are already reaping some rewards from supporting those breaches? Some insurance practitioners are so ever willing to breach established regulations just to gain a slice of any premium segment deemed…

Sanction Clause putting its claws into the Non-Marine Insurance segments

Talents for the country in the making Sanction Clause on an expansionary mode I have numerous discussions with my reinsurance brokers as well as my lead reinsurer lately, the main subject was on the appropriateness of sanction clause being imposed…

Skim Amanah Rakyat 1Malaysia | Available 30th January 2012

Introducing the latest SKIM AMANAH RAKYAT (SARA) 1MALAYSIA The Malaysian government has just launched the Skim Amanah Rakyat (SARA) 1Malaysia, which is offering a 32.16% return per annum on your investment…. something too good to be true perhaps that’s what…