Category: Grapevine

The twists and turns of the industry…. but there is always something for everyone.

Project Malaysia internet-Insurance Agency Network…. New breath for agents?

I must be quite a relieved man, having spent the last 5 days single handedly (with bare hands) got the prototype site for Project – MIIA Network running. You may want to check this site out: http://malaysiainsurance.info/Project-MIIA Because of this…

Pushing the limits of our markets and improving the memory of our audience through the tentacles of advertisement banners

Are you a blogger, facebook social networker, twitter messaging tweaker, some cyber-ians trying to make ends meet in cyberspace? Join us and try out some of our advertisement banners…. The money making banners may be just what you are looking…

A little bit and there on insurance-eCommerce under the Breeze….

Hi… I am now in the land below the wind – that’s Sabah, the place I “screwed” (not screwed up though…) for almost 17 years! Or was it luv?   Over the last couple of days, I picked up a…

Renewing your policy? Review the cover!

Dora (not her real name)’s cosy 2-storey terrace house in the upper-middle market residential area in PJ was burgled a couple of weekends ago. The following work day she called her insurance company and was dismayed when she was informed that her Houseowner/Householder policy did not have coverage on contents. So, what…

IT Projects – Bridging the Communication Gap

My journey in IT projects was revived in 2003 after almost 2 decades of abstention. Whilst a much younger me participated as a technician, the receiver of directions, my recent self had involuntarily become the leader of the User Group, the deliverer…

Anika Insurance Broker…. A 40-years long affair

ANIKA Insurance Broker celebrated its 40th anniversary on the 2nd October 2009. Although a home brewed broking outfit, Anika is standing neck to neck with the international boys, and this is one way of saying, “Malaysia Boleh”! The company is…

Advertising on Facebook

Imagine the insurance industry utilising Facebook as a method of niche marketing. But unfortunately none in existing times! Are we missing out on a great opportunity to reach out to hundreds of millions of active users. 😮 Something for the…

McDonald’s Comprehensive IP Infringement (McBlog) Insurance Policy

Move over McDonald’s, you have lost another round of court battle over the prefix of “Mac” and “Mc”. McCurry it is…. ……after a long drawn battle since the case was filed in 2001. The Federal court’s unanimous view is that McDonald’s…

How has the recent global financial crisis affected the Reinsurance markets?

financial crisis

If you are requested to write this assignment in no less than 3,000 words, this is actually a luxury rather than a pain in the ass! I remembered when doing my assignments for my MBA two years ago, the university…

Daphne Iking…. dicing with the Social Insurance aspect of section 498?

Daphne Iking (Sabahan fame – TV presenter, host and brand ambassador) was having some prolonged business discussions (??) with business man, Choy Khin Ming… perhaps a couple of hours too long… making husband, Ryan Chong unhappy. He successfully dragged Mr…