southeast asia


Philippines want to emulate the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility in Asia

Countries in Asia have been discussing the possibility of creating a disaster and catastrophe insurance pool for the region for a number of years. One of the leading voices has been the Philippines, as a country particularly exposed to climate, weather and natural disasters, who have been investigating possible solutions read the full article →

Thailand’s OIC to propose Asean catastrophe reinsurance fund

Thailand's Office of Insurance Commission have been discussing ways that the Asean (southeast Asian) region could increase the amount of catastrophe reinsurance cover they acquire and lower their costs. The OIC, who have recently launched their own catastrophe insurance pool, are actively promoting an idea to have an Asean natural read the full article →

Asia disaster insurance facility plans taking shape

Some details have emerged, via the Japanese press, of a much discussed Asia disaster insurance facility which has been widely expected to emerge for over a year. The Japanese government say that they plan to work with the World Bank and Asian Development Bank to establish a disaster insurance facility read the full article →