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Push on for farm insurance

Insurance industry insiders are urging the government and development partners to set up and support a policy of subsidising insurance in the agricultural sector. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5079418/push-farm-insurance/

Malaysian motos to enter market

Naza Bikes Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Malaysia-based Naza Group of Companies, will enter Cambodia’s crowded motorbike sector, according to the local brand manager. “[Business] will probably be launched on the first of next month,” Hay Chamreoun, the manager, said yesterday, adding that construction for the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/malaysian-motos-enter-market

Aeon Insurance eyes Cambodia

Aeon Insurance Service (Thailand), the insurance broker of Aeon Thana Sinsap (Thailand), will study doing business in Cambodia as part of its synergy with Aeon Group, which is constructing its first mall in Phnom Penh. Managing director Sakarabhop Dhivarakara said yesterday that even though there were ...

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/business/Aeon-Insurance-eyes-Cambodia-30209477.html

Micro-life insurance on rise

When 46-year-old Than Thol got a $900 loan from Samic Microfinance last year, he took advantage of a little-known and  lengthily worded insurance program called Measure for Economic and Accelerated Development for All, or MEADA. MEADA provides coverage for families of mostly lower-income borrowers in the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013060466033/Business/micro-life-insurance-on-rise.html

Insurance premiums on the rise

The Kingdom’s total insurance premiums rose sharply in the first quarter of the year, compared with the same period the previous year, thanks largely to the growth of the economy and an influx of foreign direct investment, industry insiders said. Official data from the General Insurance ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013052765846/Business/insurance-premiums-on-the-rise.html

Cambodia's insurance revenues rise by 30 pct in Q1

Cambodia’s insurance industry earned a total premium of 12 million U.S. dollars in the first three months of 2013, up 30 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the industry’s report released Wednesday. The main sources of the premium were from fire insurance ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-05/22/c_132401041.htm

Tough times for telecom bosses in 2012

The year 2012 has seen a number of changes of personnel within different companies in Cambodia, particularly in the telecommunications sector, but also in the insurance and banking industry. According to In Channy, ACLEDA Bank’s CEO and vice chairman of the International Business Chamber Cambodia, the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013010160558/Business/tough-times-for-telecom-bosses-in-12.html

As Insurance Claims Grow, So Do Premiums

The total amount of claims paid out by local insurance firms during the first nine months of the year have tripled to more than $11 million compared to the same period in 2011 According to data from General Insurance Association of Cambodia (GIAC), paid claims grew ...

Insurance becomes next emerging market

Cambodians are starting to learn about insurance, thanks to Canadian company Manulife, which held a press conference on the topic on Friday. Low awareness and a limited pool of skilled talent are challenges facing insurers in Cambodia according Prudential representative Pankaj Banerjee. Despite this, he said Prudential ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012100959185/Business/insurance-to-be-cambodias-next-emerging-market.html

Manulife Enters Cambodia Market With Phnom Penh Office

Manulife Financial Corp. (MFC), Canada’s largest insurer, has opened an office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, its first in the Southeast Asian nation. Manulife has about 40 people in its Cambodian unit, the Toronto-based insurer said today in a statement. ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-06-28/manulife-enters-cambodia-market-with-phnom-penh-office.html

First Quarter Insurance Revenues Up 39 Percent

Revenues in the insurance industry increased to $9.4 million in the first three months of the year compared with $6.7 million during the same period last year, figures from the General Insurance Association of Cambodia show. Ty Atith, a senior underwriter at Cambodian Reinsurance Company, said ...

Insurers hit with few flood claims

The number of flood-related insurance claims has been fewer than expected despite the Kingdom’s worst flooding in a decade, industry insiders say. Although the floods, which began in late August, had affected large sections of the country, few claims had been made, Infinity Insurance chief executive ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com

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