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Pet insurance market set to reach $40.2b by 2033
In the region, China and India have the largest pet population.
International trade growth fuels arbitration preference
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Arbitration’s fast speed and cost-effectiveness make it a preferred choice for resolving disputes.
India’s non-life sector could see 15% growth in the medium-term
This would be driven by India’s GDP and disposable income levels. 
Singapore draws New Zealand startups with fintech boom
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Common goals and strategic location drive NZ expansion into Singapore.
Payment cards lead online purchases in Taiwan
About 94% of Taiwanese consumers engaged in online shopping over the past six months.
7 in 10 educators favour personal mobile data over public networks
70% of respondents remain wary of unknown links and attachments.
Generali China deal tops Q1’24 APAC transactions
Generali agreed to buy a 51% stake in Generali China Insurance.
More VCs, talent development to support Cambodia's startup ecosystem
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Key areas for improvement include higher funding.
Malaysian retail sector sees 173% surge in hiring activity
It was mainly attributed to the industry's adoption of sustainable practices and the booming e-commerce market.
Global M&A rebounds, APAC outshines peers
WTW said this trend was mainly seen in the W&I insurance market.
China's long-term care insurance sees regulation overhaul
Since its launch, the scheme has covered 180 million people.
Hybrid stores reshape airport retail landscape
About 76% of the airports surveyed view hybrid concepts as a long-term trend.

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Insurance Chinese insurers deem it wise to move to alternative investments
Analysts see new regulations driving a conservative shift as insurers seek stability amidst volatile markets.
Dharmais Cancer Hospital leads cancer treatment innovation in Indonesia
CEO Soeko Werdi Nindito Daroekoesoemo unveils advanced technology and seven flagship programmes for cancer treatment.
Insurance Is ‘Londonisation’ good for Asia’s M&A insurance market?
Industry experts dissect the region’s low usage rates for M&A insurance despite more industry players entering the field.
Blurring lines between online and offline retail in Asia Pacific
Foodpanda executive explains consistent service levels through efficient logistics and quality control measures.
Insurance Pressures mount for less desirable energy insurance placements
Industry experts eye offshore investments as most attractive, yet more expensive.
Banking Technology Why tech is not the focal point of banks’ digital transformations
About 70% of digital transformations fail, an industry expert warned.
Insurance AXA Mandiri’s Shariah insurance fosters mutual assistance amongst participants
Risks are shared and covered collectively by all Participants (Takaful) to mutually help one another.

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Pet insurance market set to reach $40.2b by 2033
In the region, China and India have the largest pet population.
International trade growth fuels arbitration preference
^ "https://vimeo.com/948977974"
Arbitration’s fast speed and cost-effectiveness make it a preferred choice for resolving disputes.
India’s non-life sector could see 15% growth in the medium-term
This would be driven by India’s GDP and disposable income levels. 
Singapore draws New Zealand startups with fintech boom
^ "https://vimeo.com/946466369"
Common goals and strategic location drive NZ expansion into Singapore.
Payment cards lead online purchases in Taiwan
About 94% of Taiwanese consumers engaged in online shopping over the past six months.
7 in 10 educators favour personal mobile data over public networks
70% of respondents remain wary of unknown links and attachments.
Generali China deal tops Q1’24 APAC transactions
Generali agreed to buy a 51% stake in Generali China Insurance.
More VCs, talent development to support Cambodia's startup ecosystem
^ "https://vimeo.com/941090220"
Key areas for improvement include higher funding.
Malaysian retail sector sees 173% surge in hiring activity
It was mainly attributed to the industry's adoption of sustainable practices and the booming e-commerce market.
Global M&A rebounds, APAC outshines peers
WTW said this trend was mainly seen in the W&I insurance market.
China's long-term care insurance sees regulation overhaul
Since its launch, the scheme has covered 180 million people.
Hybrid stores reshape airport retail landscape
About 76% of the airports surveyed view hybrid concepts as a long-term trend.

Exclusives

Insurance Chinese insurers deem it wise to move to alternative investments
Analysts see new regulations driving a conservative shift as insurers seek stability amidst volatile markets.
Dharmais Cancer Hospital leads cancer treatment innovation in Indonesia
CEO Soeko Werdi Nindito Daroekoesoemo unveils advanced technology and seven flagship programmes for cancer treatment.
Insurance Is ‘Londonisation’ good for Asia’s M&A insurance market?
Industry experts dissect the region’s low usage rates for M&A insurance despite more industry players entering the field.
Blurring lines between online and offline retail in Asia Pacific
Foodpanda executive explains consistent service levels through efficient logistics and quality control measures.
Insurance Pressures mount for less desirable energy insurance placements
Industry experts eye offshore investments as most attractive, yet more expensive.
Banking Technology Why tech is not the focal point of banks’ digital transformations
About 70% of digital transformations fail, an industry expert warned.
Insurance AXA Mandiri’s Shariah insurance fosters mutual assistance amongst participants
Risks are shared and covered collectively by all Participants (Takaful) to mutually help one another.

Join the Asian Business Review community