Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:46
EXIM introduces export credit insurance
The Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand) is ready to support Thai exporters’ in this era of global trade-on threats through export credit insurance and buyer risk assessment, it announced on Monday
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00
A modern take on old traditions
The Dhipaya Art of Siam project once again brings together various performing art forms for a new show in August
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:49
Insurance firm eyes potential growth
Thanachart Insurance says it is expanding into the home insurance market, reinforcing its leading position in the non-life insurance industry and raising awareness of the need for home insurance in Thai society.
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:19
Allianz predicts recovery for slumping insurance market
According to Allianz Research, the global insurance premium volume last year rose to 3.655 trillion euros (Bt129.4 trillion), excluding health insurance.
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:00
Myanmar govt to launch roadmap for financial inclusion
FOLLOWING liberalisation of the banking and insurance sectors by allowing 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI), Myanmar plans to launch a financial inclusion road map by next month, according to Thant Zin, director at the Financial Regulatory Department (FRD).
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 01:00
Are Thai bureaucrats in cahoots with medical insurance companies?
We expats are all told it’s important to buy health insurance. Yet I once figured out that the money I would spend in a lifetime on insurance would most likely far exceed the amount I would spend on medical bills. (While people laugh at me for being a vegan, I’m 68 years old and, except for the one time I was in an accident, I haven’t needed to go to a doctor in 15 years).
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 14:44
Allianz Ayudhya aims for Bt33 billion in premiums this year
Allianz Ayudhya Assurance is strengthening all three major distribution channels as it gears up for its goal of becoming the health insurance company of the future with a target to reach Bt33 billion in total premiums by the end of this year.
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 01:00
Insurers merge as Tokio Marine Safety Insurance
TOKIO MARINE Safety Insurance (Thailand) Plc, a company now being created through the merger of its two major arms, is aiming to be one of Thailand’s leading insurers with a gross written premium (GWP) target of Bt21.7 billion in 2022.
Tue, 28 May 2019 17:34
MUANG THAI Insurer starts online sales at Shoppee
Muang Thai Life Assurance Plc has opened its office store at Shoppee website under the address of Muang Thai Life Official, for the sale of its life insurance policies in the e-commerce market.
Tue, 28 May 2019 09:55
A date at Anfield with AXA
AXA Insurance recently took the four lucky winners from the campaign “Win an Exclusive Experience at Anfield with LFC Competition” to watch the final match of the English Premier League at the Red’s Stadium in Liverpool.
Mon, 27 May 2019 16:34
Indonesian insurtech start-up PasarPolis upbeat on Thai expansion prospects
Indonesian insurance-technology start-up PasarPolis, which last year received Series-A funding from three leading unicorn start-ups from Indonesia – GOJEK, Tokopedia and Traveloka – is now expanding its successful business into Thailand and Vietnam.
Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00
Sympathy for the expat devil
Nigel Pike, in his dotage, offered up some illuminating thoughts on other over-75 unfortunates who are seemingly going to suffer the iniquities of arbitrary policies on expats’ health insurance.
Sat, 18 May 2019 01:00
Double dose of bad news
Re: “Mandatory health insurance for retirement visa holders likely to take effect in July”, Front page, May 16.
Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
Eek! Are expat retirees doomed to extinction?
Re: The mandatory health insurance rule
Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
Rethink needed for medical insurance requirement
It appears that the new “rule” about long-stay retirees requiring medical insurance applies only to one-year visas issued by Thai embassies and consulates abroad.