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Directors and Officers liability Insurance for international schools.

The recent failed USD125 million lawsuit against Jakarta Intercultural School sent shockwaves through the educational community when it surfaced last year. The school, formerly known...

Clements to launch insurance for international schools in China

An insurer with a long-standing trusted reputation in the world of international education is soon to bring its products to the Chinese market. Clements offers...

Terrorism – are you covered?

The recent bombing in Bangkok is an unfortunate yet timely reminder that nowhere is safe from the scourge of terrorism. A mainly Buddhist country with...

Building a sustainable schools’ medical insurance solution

How it's possible for international schools in Asia to implement more sustainable (and cheaper) medical insurance plans, by adding a few simple checks and...

Keeping Quality: Improving Expat Teacher Recruitment

It's sometimes said that a school is only as good as its teachers - and here in China, international schools are suffering: they are...

Beware the paperless promise: E-fapiaos not valid for health claims

There's been much chatter in recent months regarding health insurance claim processing in China going completely paperless, with increasing numbers of clients demanding the...

Op-ed: Separate social and private insurance systems are an economic bottleneck

To most Chinese, the world of insurance is shrouded in mystery. No one is quite sure exactly what we do, and who else can...

US expatriates need to prepare now for PPACA law, US government advisor tells OWC

The views expressed in the Q&A section of this article represent those of Cigna only. The OWC team has spoken with a number of...

US expats can avoid PPACA tax penalty with special status

Our previous article on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also commonly known as “Obamacare”, focused on one US insurer’s very cautious...