06 Nov 2013
November 6, 2013

Insurance Market in Myanmar: The New Eldorado?

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An exciting time awaits the insurance market in Myanmar with the recent opening of its economy. The government has given 12 licenses (out of 20 expected for the market) to local companies in September 2013, ending the monopoly enjoyed by government-owned Myanma Insurance Enterprise, which was established since nationalization in 1963. The main local groups.. read more →

In a move to prevent overcharging, Parkway Pantai, private healthcare group, has published a price list of 30 common procedures in its hospitals in Singapore. Price list can be found in respective hospitals’ site. Gleneagles Hospital  Mount Elizabeth Hospital (Orchard)  Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital  Parkway East Hospital  read more →

The new Chinese Social Insurance Laws (‘SIL’) has been enacted since October 28, 2010, but it only came into effect on July 1st, 2011. Even then, the law is subjected to local decision from one city to another. As of June 2013, only Beijing, Suzhou, Shenzhen and Guangdong have implemented the law. And it is.. read more →