Insurance Roundup, August 1, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • Corruption allegations take center stage in Malaysian general election campaign

    by Peter Hays on 2017-08-01 at 12:00The return of Mahathir Mohamad may be a key factor in uniting the opposition and reviving allegations of corruption against current PM Najib Razak. The post Corruption allegations take center stage in Malaysian general election campaign appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Week Ahead

    by Luke Iott on 2017-07-31 at 05:33Russia retaliates against sanctions. Pakistan politics falter. PM Shinzo Abe stabilizes support. India lowers interest rates. All in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Kayin state struggles expose Myanmar’s energy dilemma

    by Alexander Macleod on 2017-07-29 at 12:00Renewed interest in coal in Myanmar carries broad risks for the government. But while greener energy is desirable, renewables come with their own problems. The post Kayin state struggles expose Myanmar’s energy dilemma appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Will the South China Sea dispute mark the downfall of ASEAN?

    by Robyn Kelly-Meyrick on 2017-07-27 at 12:00The South China Sea dispute revolves around territorial claims, and could have a significant impact on the future of ASEAN. The post Will the South China Sea dispute mark the downfall of ASEAN? appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Under the Radar: Forget the South China Sea, this is Asia’s real water war

    by Jeremy Luedi on 2017-07-26 at 19:00While tensions in the South China Sea have the potential for limited skirmishes far out to sea, the competition over the resources of the Mekong River is putting millions at risk of natural disasters, famine and regional instability. The post Under the Radar: Forget the South China Sea, this is […]

Claims Journal

  • Call for Tractor-Trailer Side Guards Continues

    on 2017-08-01 at 09:39Fifty years after actress Jayne Mansfield died in a Buick that slammed underneath a tractor-trailer, auto safety advocates say regulations inspired by that gruesome crash need updating to prevent hundreds of similar deaths annually. “We’re asking Congress to pass a … […]

  • Trucking Company Pays $11M for Fatal Crash in South Carolina

    on 2017-08-01 at 09:36A trucking company has agreed to pay $11 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a South Carolina trucker who burned to death last year after colliding with a gasoline tanker that was blocking a rural highway … […]

  • Another Scandal for Wells Fargo, This Time for Selling Auto Insurance

    on 2017-08-01 at 09:25Scandal-plagued Wells Fargo is back in hot water for signing customers up for products that they didn’t need or want. This time it’s auto insurance, and the bank says it may have cost about 20,000 people their cars. San Francisco-based … […]

  • Florida Renters Can Recover Sinkhole Items, Despite Biohazard Risk

    on 2017-08-01 at 08:01Weeks after a sinkhole swallowed two Florida homes, the displaced renters may be able to recover their lost property – if they are willing to sift through the mess left behind, a local official said Thursday. Debris from the sinkhole … […]

  • Safety Agency Expands Ford Explorer Exhaust Leak Probe

    on 2017-07-31 at 15:35The U.S. government’s auto safety agency has expanded an investigation into complaints of exhaust fumes inside Ford Explorer SUVs, adding two model years and nearly 400,000 vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday night that the probe now … […]

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