This page is dedicated to Myanmar (Burma) and contains all insurance and reinsurance related resources including but not limited to list of insurance companies, reinsurance companies, brokers, Surveyors, Loss Adjusters, Risk Managers, Third Party Administrators (TPAs), Local & International Insurance Institutes, Insurance College and Insurance & Reinsurance Regulators. Please remember that this is a collaborative website and if you have any additional information or if you want to add an insurance company which is not listed on this page -
Population: 53.5 million
Capital City: Naypyitaw (population 200,000). Major Centre of Population: Rangoon (population 5.8 million).
People: (All figures estimated) Bamar (69%), Shan (8.5%), Karen (6.2%), Rakhine (4.5%), Mon (2.4%), Chin (2.2%), Kachin (1.4%), Karrenni (0.4%), other indigenous (0.1%) and foreign nationalities (including Burmese Indian & Sino Burmese people) 5.3%
Languages: Burmese is the official language. There are numerous other ethnic minority languages.
Religion(s): Buddhism is the predominant religion. The other main religions are Christianity, Islam and Animism.
|President demands cheaper housing for poor|
President Thein Sein has told an urban housing workshop that rental accommodation had to be provided for those with no regular incomes, according to his official website. The workshop on Urban and Housing Development Policy and Projects took place at Myanmar International Convention Centre (MICC) in...
Tokio Marine's Thai unit seeks presence across the borders
TOKIO MARINE INSURANCE (Thailand) plans to expand its operations into Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar by setting up a dedicated team to cash in on the growing investments of Thai corporates and multinationals in those three countries.
Thailand Honda to recall 17369 vehicles over defective airbags
Honda Motor Co. Ltd. has said that it would recall 17,369 vehicles in Thailand due to an airbag defect, reported the Bangkok Post. The move is a part of the ...
Is Drug-resistant malaria the world's next big health crisis?
MIN SAW, Myanmar - Ka Lar Nar caught malaria for the sixth time when he was working away from home on his small farm in the jungle of south-eastern Myanmar but this time it was a lot harder to get rid of it.
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CDL Unveils Unique S$1.5 Billion Investment Platform
City Developments Limited has partnered with Blackstone?s Tactical Opportunities Fund and CIMB Bank Berhad, Labuan Offshore Branch to create a unique investment platform that will invest in the cashflows of CDL?s properties in Sentosa Cove, called the Quayside Collection.
Matrade promoting Malaysian maritime companies in Myanmar, Thailand
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) is leading a delegation of 10 Malaysian companies on a specialised marketing mission in maritime industry to Yangon and Bangkok.
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Richard Li builds an Asian insurer
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The first ?Inclusive Finance India Global Summit? in Delhi, organized by ACCESS, a national think tank, was inaugurated on Monday by Shri HR Khan, deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India .