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Credit agencies set new green standards for oil and gas companies
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Moody's, S&P, and Fitch introduce new carbon transition measures, challenging industries to meet higher climate accountability standards.
India’s digital payments system speeds financial inclusion
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India's approach to digital payments emphasises readiness for technological shifts and the importance of digital public infrastructure (DPI).
Conduct risk puts 54% of insurance CROs on high alert
38% of APAC insurers are implementing AI tools, higher than the global average of 22%.
Bright skies ahead for Bombardier in Asia
The story of Bombardier Inc, is one of family, one of belonging, and the corporate manifestation of that, deep-rooted client-centrism.
BRI Life relies on bancassurance channels amidst increasing demand for insurance
As of November 2023, the bancassurance channel contributed 81% of BRI Life’s total premium revenue.
Cookie phaseout challenges online business marketing
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Businesses adapt to new digital identity and data strategies.
Women in investment sectors face persistent workplace hurdles
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Gender diversity efforts reveal mixed outcomes in finance sectors.
Global diplomats, industry leaders assemble at the 3rd ThePhilBizNews Embassy Night
Stronger relations and freedom of information are amongst the highlights of the night’s speeches.
Clever Standard repurposes ocean waste to bike accessories
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The company utilises marine waste to address environmental concerns in the biking industry.
Igus introduces fully recyclable bike components
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Sustainable bike components made from recycled plastics.
Asia's protection gap leaves $59b uncovered – Aon
Losses from natural disasters left the region 48% lower than the 21st century average.
Generative AI to boost the insurance sector by $50b
Investing in generative AI could boost revenues by 20% and minimise costs by 15%.
Japan, Singapore, South Korea lead passport freedom
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ASEAN’s visa free access to member-countries stands at 40% on average.
Foreign banks’ Korean earnings up 6% on higher securities income
The net interest margin declined from 0.75% to 0.63%, according to official data.
South Korean banks’ bad loans climb 0.47% in December
This reflects a significant increase compared to the previous year.

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BRI Life relies on bancassurance channels amidst increasing demand for insurance
As of November 2023, the bancassurance channel contributed 81% of BRI Life’s total premium revenue.
Insurance How women in power are the key to business success
Industry experts share their thoughts on how women in business can be the ultimate growth driver.
Pupuk Kaltim CEO takes pride in SNI-quality products
The Indonesian leader in fertiliser manufacturing says it’s a company and industry commitment.
Insurance Strong women in insurance speak on gender bias
Leading women in Singapore’s insurance industry highlight the role of support networks and mentorship in advancing women’s careers in male-dominated sectors.
Allianz Syariah flexes Sharia insurance for all Indonesians
The low level of Sharia financial literacy and inclusion has driven companies to implement both short-term and long-term measures.
BPI Private Wealth aims to double assets and capture 25% local HNW market
CEO Maria Theresa Marcial says they are targeting US$53b in AUM by 2026.
What Makes BNI's API Service Stand Out in the Open Banking Era?
Until December 2023, the bank's application programming interface attracted 4,000 customers and generated transactions worth IDR 828 trillion in the past year.

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Credit agencies set new green standards for oil and gas companies
^ "https://vimeo.com/933140001"
Moody's, S&P, and Fitch introduce new carbon transition measures, challenging industries to meet higher climate accountability standards.
India’s digital payments system speeds financial inclusion
^ "https://vimeo.com/933182761"
India's approach to digital payments emphasises readiness for technological shifts and the importance of digital public infrastructure (DPI).
Conduct risk puts 54% of insurance CROs on high alert
38% of APAC insurers are implementing AI tools, higher than the global average of 22%.
Bright skies ahead for Bombardier in Asia
The story of Bombardier Inc, is one of family, one of belonging, and the corporate manifestation of that, deep-rooted client-centrism.
BRI Life relies on bancassurance channels amidst increasing demand for insurance
As of November 2023, the bancassurance channel contributed 81% of BRI Life’s total premium revenue.
Cookie phaseout challenges online business marketing
^ "https://vimeo.com/930579883"
Businesses adapt to new digital identity and data strategies.
Women in investment sectors face persistent workplace hurdles
^ "https://vimeo.com/930882193"
Gender diversity efforts reveal mixed outcomes in finance sectors.
Global diplomats, industry leaders assemble at the 3rd ThePhilBizNews Embassy Night
Stronger relations and freedom of information are amongst the highlights of the night’s speeches.
Clever Standard repurposes ocean waste to bike accessories
^ "https://vimeo.com/929463068"
The company utilises marine waste to address environmental concerns in the biking industry.
Igus introduces fully recyclable bike components
^ "https://vimeo.com/929410223"
Sustainable bike components made from recycled plastics.
Asia's protection gap leaves $59b uncovered – Aon
Losses from natural disasters left the region 48% lower than the 21st century average.
Generative AI to boost the insurance sector by $50b
Investing in generative AI could boost revenues by 20% and minimise costs by 15%.
Japan, Singapore, South Korea lead passport freedom
^ "https://vimeo.com/923662509"
ASEAN’s visa free access to member-countries stands at 40% on average.
Foreign banks’ Korean earnings up 6% on higher securities income
The net interest margin declined from 0.75% to 0.63%, according to official data.
South Korean banks’ bad loans climb 0.47% in December
This reflects a significant increase compared to the previous year.

Exclusives

BRI Life relies on bancassurance channels amidst increasing demand for insurance
As of November 2023, the bancassurance channel contributed 81% of BRI Life’s total premium revenue.
Insurance How women in power are the key to business success
Industry experts share their thoughts on how women in business can be the ultimate growth driver.
Pupuk Kaltim CEO takes pride in SNI-quality products
The Indonesian leader in fertiliser manufacturing says it’s a company and industry commitment.
Insurance Strong women in insurance speak on gender bias
Leading women in Singapore’s insurance industry highlight the role of support networks and mentorship in advancing women’s careers in male-dominated sectors.
Allianz Syariah flexes Sharia insurance for all Indonesians
The low level of Sharia financial literacy and inclusion has driven companies to implement both short-term and long-term measures.
BPI Private Wealth aims to double assets and capture 25% local HNW market
CEO Maria Theresa Marcial says they are targeting US$53b in AUM by 2026.
What Makes BNI's API Service Stand Out in the Open Banking Era?
Until December 2023, the bank's application programming interface attracted 4,000 customers and generated transactions worth IDR 828 trillion in the past year.

Join the Asian Business Review community