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NAIA Runway Crisis: Can Travel Insurance Protect You From the Costs of Excessive Flight Delays?

There's no preventing airport mishaps but you can buy cover against extra costs when planes are very late

Last August 17, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) announced that its runway was closed due to a stalled Xiamen Air plane. It was reopened over 24 hours later. The runway closure caused hundreds of flights to be cancelled, rerouted to other ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 20, 2018 08:00:00
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Why Sun Life's Riza Mantaring Wants to Triple PH's Top Insurer's Clients to 5M in 5 Years

CNBC’s Asia Talent Management Awardee for 2017 wants to move from success to significance

What does it take to reach five million people?That’s the question that has been at the top of Rizalina Mantaring’s mind since 2016, when life insurance firm Sun Life Financial Philippines, which she helms as president and CEO, launched a new five-year ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 09, 2017 10:00:00
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Soon from Cebuana Lhuillier: Insurance Coverage Via SMS for Only Php10

PH’s biggest pawnshop aims to insure two million Filipinos this year

Speakers and guests pose during the Ready Disaster Resilience Forum on August 9, 2017The Cebuana Lhuillier Group, the country’s largest pawnshop network by revenue, is tapping mobile technology to rapidly expand the reach of its microinsurance products among low-income Filipinos.At the sidelines ...

by Cherrie Regalado  | August 15, 2017 01:00:00
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Worried by Estate Taxes on Your Heirs? Try Insurance

Sun Life, PH’s biggest life insurer, targets retirees in its latest marketing campaign

If death is a topic best avoided among family members, all the more is the question of inheritance—especially the question of how much and who gets what. Because nobody talks about it, many heirs are just shocked when they find out how ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 13, 2017 11:00:00
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Turning 70 This Year, Philam Life Looks to Millennials for Growth

Life insurance pioneer launches Vitality app that rewards users for meeting fitness goals

Insurance firm Philam Life may be 70 years old this year, but it’s looking to young people to help drive more business and regain lost footing.The company, which is wholly owned by Hong Kong-based AIA Group, is also getting into the health ...

by Paul John Caña  | June 22, 2017 11:00:00
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Guess How Low It Costs to Buy Disaster Insurance for Your House

In daily terms, insuring a Php1-million property costs less than a cigarette stick

After a 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit Mabini town in Batangas last April 8, a third of the over 70 resorts in what is considered the country’s diving capital suffered damages, said the town mayor. Majority of them didn’t have earthquake insurance, according to ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | April 29, 2017 10:00:00
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Robert Laurel Yupangco: The man who knows ”?"little” while knowing a lot

A peek into the life of the leader behind the Yupangco Group of Companies

He may have studied in various institutions around the world and he may have gained firsthand knowledge of several industries influencing his numerous businesses, but long-time entrepreneur Robert Laurel Yupangco still believes that there are many things he doesn’t know.“This is my ...

by Angelo Cantera  | October 14, 2016 09:00:00