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    HEALTHY sales across all segments delivered the life insurance industry its third consecutive quarter of growth.

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    AS PART of efforts to build Singapore into a global insurance marketplace, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will promote growth in emerging business lines such as cyber risk.

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    Mr Adam Azali has been on the lookout for pet insurance since his year-old cat Baby Laddoo broke its leg in September.

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    THE Ministry of Health will consider whether Singaporeans can pay higher health-care premiums when they are younger, so they pay less when they are old and have less earning power.

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    DOCTORS have revealed which factors they use to determine the size of their bills, in the wake of the Susan Lim overcharging case.

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    A TRADITIONAL Chinese Medicine (TCM) outlet located in a regular polyclinic?

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    MORE needy individuals can now qualify for legal aid in civil cases, after rule changes kicked in today.

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    BANGKOK – Thailand is considering regulations to require foreigners to buy travel and health insurance before entering the country.

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    AN INTERNATIONAL accounting body has released a set of proposals that aims to make it easier for the public to read the financial statements of insurers and compare them across different markets.

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    THE Automobile Association of Singapore (AAS), which represents 83,000 motorists here, has weighed in on the certificate of entitlement (COE) debate.

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    INSURER Great Eastern will introduce a policy next month that pays a monthly income if the client is unable to work in their own occupation due to disability from an illness or injury.

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    [SINGAPORE] Supercars may come with super high motor insurance premiums, but these are falling as competition intensifies in a growing market, according to brokers for such cars.

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    MOST new entrants into an established market start out by looking at whether they can sell the same product at a cheaper rate.

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    INSURANCE players compete so fiercely for talent across Asia that it is often characterised as a “war for talent”. But Jonathan Rake, chief executive officer of the Singapore branch of Zurich...

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    SINGAPORE’S health- care system has come under the spotlight again.

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    A decade ago, I had an experience that left me profoundly grateful to Singapore’s health-care system. During a work trip to the island state, I was suddenly taken ill and succumbed to a rare...

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    LIFE insurers are tweaking the examples they show to consumers interested in buying certain life insurance policies.

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    [WASHINGTON] With heathcare reform "Obamacare" five months from show time, Democrats are worried about whether enough Americans will sign up to make the sweeping healthcare overhaul a success.

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    [SINGAPORE] Marine insurance here is growing in lock step with Singapore’s growing number of shipping companies and ancillary marine service providers.

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