Ping An establishes JV with Japanese Covid-19 vaccine developer

The insurer said the investment will create various treatments for mainland patients


Re/insurers face wider scrutiny from climate activists

Unfriend Coal becomes Insure Our Future to cover all fossil fuels


Chinese non-life insurers develop products for ailing local business

As the Covid-19 pandemic puts the world on path to recession, innovative property and casualty insurers in China are designing products to help SMEs and exporters alike. David Walker reports


Life and health insurance sales jump up to 80% in China

Regulator acts to limit prices so all consumers can buy insurance


Coronavirus insurance bill in China tops $16m, trade body reveals

Breakdown provided for life and non-life insurance costs so far from Covid-19


Ping An vows re-doubled efforts on coronavirus as profits jump 37%

January health insurance sales leap 73%


Coronavirus hits Hong Kong insurance stocks for second day

The virus has killed 170 people to date and infected nearly 8,000 others in China


Chinese and Hong Kong insurers act quickly to combat coronavirus

China Life, Taiking Life and PICC amend policies and ease pressure on customers


COMMENT: What will 2020 bring for coal insurance?

Peter Bosshard, coordinator of the Unfriend Coal campaign, comments on the growing withdrawal from coal underwriting


China outlines details to improve public health insurance system

Moves could impact $63.4bn commercial health underwriting market