Tag Archives: Asia

Introduction to InsurTech in Asia-Pacific

Opportunities for InsurTech in Asia [market analysis]

As for many other industries, the development of technology is transforming the insurance industry. With sensors incorporated in wearable gadgets, built in cars or installed in houses, individuals’ health and behaviors can be tracked in real-time through a vast array of data that is now integrated into new risk modeling. Continue reading

Top 15 news websites from Southeast Asia

Top 15 news websites in English from Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian countries all have their own media to broadcasts local, regional and international news. Be they online version of newspapers or television, or purely web contents providers, here is a selection of the 15 best media to get informed from various Southeast Asian national perspectives. Continue reading

Starting up in ASEAN

Starting up a business in ASEAN

Starting up in ASEAN is not the same as in the US: Asian culture is less empowering to the individualistic ambitions that often drive entrepreneurs. In this video CXA Group CEO Rosaline Koo gives us some perspectives on starting a business in Asia, why it is different now from the “.com” era and what it is to be an entrepreneur in Asia. Continue reading

Healthcare sector in Asia

Overview of the healthcare sector in Asia

Healthcare spending is growing rapidly in Asia, giving rise to numerous opportunities for medical services providers, pharmaceutical companies, health insurers and other companies involved in healthcare. This report from the Economist Intelligence Unit analyses competition, challenges and opportunities for this sector in Asia. Continue reading

Oil and Gas industry in Asia

Overview of the oil and gas industry in Asia

Rapid economic and demographic growth will sustain a growing demand for oil and gas in Asia in the foreseeable future. This report from the Economist Intelligence Unit presents an overview of the market conditions, together with perspectives on the competition, challenges and opportunities for Asian and global oil and gas companies. Continue reading