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How to differentiate ourselves in the China health market

There are many variables that influence consumers' decision in purchasing health policies. In a recent study of China's consumer ...

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应对自然灾害引发的电网断电的启示

由自然灾害引发的大范围电力中断已经成为一大全球性风险,愈来愈受到人们关注。超级风暴桑迪于2012年登陆新泽西沿岸,造成65万住房损坏和850万用户断电。与此相似,2008年汶川地震也给我国带来了不小的经济损失。设想我们身处一场大地震而不能使用任何电力或通讯设备,而政府和公共事业部门能够采取怎样的措施,来确保电力网络正常运作,并且使人们做好准备应对自然灾害风险呢?

三月中旬的西雅图和撒冷温暖湿润、气候宜人,来自约翰霍普金斯大学保罗尼采高级国际研究学院(SAIS)的一行人来到北美西北岸,展开了为期一周的实地调研。这项调研活动由四位SAIS学生联合瑞士再保险公司发起,旨在探究该地区(英属哥伦比亚 ...

STORY URL: https://openminds.swissre.com/stories/1219/

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Lights Out: Keeping Power Grid Running in Natural Disasters

The widespread power outage caused by natural disasters has become a rising and evolving risk all over the world. Superstorm ...

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Sigma 1/2016: Asia and Asians suffer substantial catastrophe

Total economic losses, and number of deaths, from disaster events in Asia have been higher than in any other region ...

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China: crisis or no crisis? And what it means for insurers

Even though Asian markets popped higher overnight, this does not deter from the question: is China in slowdown, or is ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Global_Economic_Outlook.pdf?hootPostID=280fe1b72a4dbccd684b4163f08bbe48

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Dear Mr Mayor - the case for resilience is clear!

A large number of big city mayors gathered in Dalian on the occasion of WEF China last week to discuss ...

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China's positive step towards currency liberalisation

Last week saw the biggest official intervention in China's exchange rate since 2005. The Chinese renminbi (CNY) fell 2 ...

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Swiss Re’s SEARCH sheds light on heart health in China

We marked an important milestone on 15 April by launching our Risk Dialogue Seminar Series with a full-day event in ...

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Five things to watch for as the global recovery continues

The outlook for the global economy is pretty good, with strong growth in the US in the second half of ...

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On moderating the Beijing Open Minds Forum panel

At the three previous Open Minds Forums, the word "China" was almost as common as "education" or "technology". Except that ...

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The debate on retirement ages in China

The demographic time bomb facing China is well-known, partly as a result of the earlier one-child policy. How to deal ...

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So many issues: isn't it great?

A six-hour bus journey, and your mind does tend to wander. Which is what mine did in early November as ...

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Something you didn't know

"The world experienced unprecedented high-impact climate extremes during the 2001-2010 decade," says the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) in a ...

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Food security as a basic right

Two news items caught my attention recently. In India, the cabinet has approved a bill to make food a basic ...

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