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Prioritise insurance scheme, NCD treatment in Budget 2020, govt urged

The Malaysian Medical Association and Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy say the government should spend more to ensure citizens stay healthy.

PRUWealth Plus: Leaving a legacy to protect your family’s future

Life is unpredictable but planning for your family's lifelong protection doesn't have to be.

Think tank backs call for review of MySalam

The insurance scheme's poor design naturally excludes a lot of eligible people, says Galen Centre CEO Azrul Mohd Khalib.

MySalam: RM400 mil premium for a RM3 mil payout?

Set up an independent committee to look into the MySalam scheme and, if necessary, call it off and channel the RM2 billion to the health ministry.

Berkshire’s insurance slump and key takeaways from its results

Underwriting income at Berkshire’s insurers has fallen by almost 63%.

How group insurance differs from personal insurance

The best would be to ensure that you have personal and group coverage in a world where even large companies can fall swiftly.

What happens if your business literally burns down?

Fire insurance covers damage or loss to a property because of fire and gives the policyholder the option to renew and review the policy after every year.

Financial planning after losing a spouse

It is devastating to lose a spouse but it is also important to plan for the future.

Tycoon Richard Li’s FWD in talks to buy MetLife Hong Kong

FWD is buying insurance assets across Asia, agreeing in October to acquire control of Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s Indonesian life insurance arm.

Persian Gulf oil shipments now cost more than US$500,000 to insure

The vulnerability of maritime traffic in the wake of six attacks on tankers since early May has been the excuse used by underwriters to charge higher premiums.

Crash! What to do after a road accident

Here are four simple points to bear in mind in case the unexpected happens on the road.

Govt tells Socso to extend scheme to farmers, fishermen

Self-employed workers should also receive protection in the event of an accident, says minister.

Kenyan radio builds herders’ trust in drought insurance

Mohamed has been using her show to discuss topic such as good governance and livestock breeding to children's rights and challenging gender roles.

7 urgent financial goals to work on right this minute

From cutting your spending to getting out of debt and saving for emergencies, these goals will result in improved finances and greater peace of mind.

How to go about appointing nominees and trustees

Here is a detailed guide on how to make good decisions in regard to your life insurance policies and EPF in the event you pass away.

Govt to consider raising age limit for mySalam health scheme

The national health protection scheme is currently open to those between 18 and 55.

Understanding what Insurance Assignment is all about

An Insurance Assignment is the transfer of ownership from the Policy Owner to another person.

The MySalam scheme: Are Malaysians being shortchanged?

There are many loopholes in the scheme that need to be addressed.

Everything you should know about your first insurance policy

Read on for the most common yet important questions you should ask when buying your first insurance policy for yourself or your children.

Dealing with the financial impact of critical chronic diseases

WHO says the key to address these is to improve the management of its response - detection, early screening and treatment as well as palliative care.

MMA: Have healthcare insurance plan before using private hospital facilities

MMA president Dr Mohamed Namazie Ibrahim says this will allow the government to come up with proper financing and also allow both parties to agree on charges for the use of private hospital facilities.

New insurance scheme to benefit 3.7 million poor Malaysians launched

The prime minister says the scheme is meant to increase the insurance and takaful penetration for the B40 group.

Is travel insurance really necessary?

While optional, travel insurance does cover common concurrences like flight delays, luggage loss, theft, accidents, and medical expenses.

How to deal with an emergency like flooding

Prepare for the worst by ensuring you have adequate vehicle and property insurance coverage to mitigate the losses you will incur during a flood.