The 2020 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is urging his Democratic rivals to avoid donations coming from pharmaceuticals and insurance companies. On Wednesday, July 17, Sanders said in his speech during a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, that getting acquainted with...
AMP, an Australian financial services firm, said it would likely abandon the AU$3.3 billion (US$2.3 billion) sale of its life insurance unit. The decision comes after the intervention of the New Zealand central bank. In October 2018, the 170-year-old firm...
A quarter of the whole cancer survivors in the United States are reported to have a hard time with medical bills and out-of-pocket expenses, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In an article...
Japan Post Insurance is under fire after charging thousands of customers twice the amount for life premiums. According to sources, the company has affected more than 22,000 cases within six months. Based on the report released by the Asian Nikkei...
Health premiums in California will rise by 0.8% in 2020, recorded as the lowest increase for the past five years. State officials announced the new rates last Tuesday, July 9, which will still be reviewed by state regulators. The state-run...
India is opening the doors of its insurance sector to foreign investors, allowing them to assume 100% ownership of insurers. This move is part of the country's effort to boost its economy. The government also aims to attract foreign direct...
Swiss Re Group, the world’s second-largest reinsurer, has identified China to become the world’s largest insurance market in the next two decades, surpassing the United States insurance market. According to the report, the said advancement is expected to happen in...
US insurer Chubb has stopped providing services to the coal industry, saying the sector is a significant contributor to climate change. Following escalating pressure from environmental advocacy groups, Chubb announced that it would cut its exposure in the sector by...
Etherisc recently released an insurance service for farmers, says Coin Telegraph. This new platform is based on blockchain technology, allowing farmers to get insurance with minimal risk. The insurtech company worked with London-based insurance firm Aon and civic organization Oxfam...
Tourists traveling to Thailand are required to purchase travel insurance as part of the country’s special policy. According to the Thai Office of the Insurance Commission, later this year, tourists need to buy special travel insurance from the airport which...

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