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Pandemic to cost global insurers $203 billion – Lloyd's

May 14, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Lloyd's of London says the coronavirus pandemic would have a 'unique' impact on the insurance industry, with its 'devastating' economic, human, and social cost

South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear prepare to spray disinfectant on the street to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Seoul on March 6, 2020. - South Korea's total reported infections -- the largest figure outside China, where the coronavirus first emerged -- rose to 6,284 on March 6, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

ROUNDTABLE: How partnerships enrich lives

Sep 30, 2019 - 4:02 PM

No one makes it through life alone – having a partner can make life more fulfilling! Watch our roundtable discussion on September 30, 4 pm onwards.

Why you need a life partner – and not necessarily the romantic kind

Aug 06, 2019 - 2:40 PM

We all value independence. But there are some things we can’t do alone.

FWD Life Philippines launches new financial protection Set for Tomorrow

Sep 10, 2018 - 4:58 PM

Set for Tomorrow is financial protection for those you leave behind

5 non-life insurance firms intend to close down

Jun 21, 2017 - 8:34 PM

The companies fear they will not be able to comply with future capital requirements by the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association

CAPITAL INTENSIVE. Under the Amended Insurance Code, the capital requirement of insurance companies will increase every 3 years until 2022. File photo

Debt mountain, weak banks imperil global economy – IMF

Oct 06, 2016 - 7:00 PM

High debt levels are costly as they often end up in financial recessions that are deeper and longer than normal recessions warns IMF Fiscal Affairs Department chief Vitor Gaspar

A man withdraws cash from an ATM machine in Athens on July 19, 2016.  The European Union and Greece hope to reach a deal on the crisis-hit country's debt mountain by the end of the year, EU economic affairs chief Pierre Moscovici said on July 18. An upcoming review of the Greek bailout in the autumn will include bad bank loans and a labour relations overhaul likely to cause social unrest. / AFP PHOTO / Kostis Ntantamis

Sun Life Financial increases stake in India's Birla Sun Life Insurance

Dec 03, 2015 - 5:50 PM

India s Aditya Birla sells 23 of its shares to Sun Life Financial for ₹16 64 billion 20 81 million

GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES. Sun Life Financial will take advantage of Birla Sun Life's customer base of 1.6 million individual policyholders

WebHits: Submarine surfaces in streets of Milan

Oct 04, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Bystanders were shocked to see a submarine emerged from underground barely missing a car

Japan offers glimpse of history in MacArthur's office

Jul 15, 2012 - 11:56 AM

For six years US General Douglas MacArthur was lord of all he surveyed as supreme commander of the Allied forces in occupied Japan Now more than 60 years after Japan began governing itself again his office is being opened to the public just as he left it

This picture taken on July 3, 2012, shows the office room used from September 1945 until April 1951 by US General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers in Japan, at the headquarters of the Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company in Tokyo. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA