Philippines gear up for Regional Dialogue

MAKATI, Philippines -- How ready are insurance companies in the Philippines for the coming ASEAN Economic Integration in 2015? This and a host of other important questions will be answered when the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association (PIRA) turns its annual PIRA Stakeholders Convention into a PIRA Regional Dialogue. Set on October 9, 2014 at the New World Hotel in this city, the PIRA Regional Dialogue will gather top executives from the Philippine non-life insurance industry as well as those from major countries in Southeast Asia. The event promises to be a day of learning for all as influential...


"Time to act for integration is now"

ASEAN Insurance Council prepares member countries for 2015 How will the insurance business be affected when the economies of the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) become one in 2015? KEY ISSUES: 1. The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration is pushing through and it will begin as scheduled on 2015. 2. The AEC integration is not just for the big multinational companies but also for small, homegrown, and innovative companies with unique products and services to offer. 3. The AEC integration offers a treasure chest of opportunities. It is...


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Written on 15 September 2014, 09.43 by admin

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Written on 13 June 2014, 14.22 by admin

asean-insurance-council-roadshow-with-aic-secretariat Ladies & Gentlemen as Secretary General of the AIC this is indeed a very proud and exciting moment for me as there has been many conferences on the AEC but this is the first dedicated public insurance conference on the AEC ever conducted in the Philippine. Therefore, I would like to extend my...

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Written on 06 June 2013, 15.00 by admin

exciting-time-for-philippine-insurance When the Philippine Senate approved in February the amendments to the 38-year-old Insurance Code, it was ushering in a new milestone in Philippine insurance. Considered as the Bible of our industry, the Insurance Code provides us with...

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The 1st PIRA Regional Insurance Dialogue - Building Bridges

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Protect your properties vs calamities

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As the Philippines ushers in the rainy season, anchor Mai Rodriguez talks to Melinda Natividad of Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association as to how Filipinos can protect their properties from the onslaught of natural calamities and the importance of investing in non-life insurance. This interview aired on Solar Newsday, June 11, 2014. your Properties Vs Calamities

Insurance Commission's New Schedule of Fees & Charges

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The Department of Finance has approved the Schedule of Fees & Charges of the Insurance Commission.

The schedule shall take effect fifteen (15) days following its complete publication.

Insurance Commission's Website: New Schedule of Fees & Charges

Manual filing, payment of stamp tax

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TAXPAYERS must file and pay their documentary stamp tax returns and get their stamps manually while the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) electronic DST (eDST) system is temporarily unavailable due to “technical problems.”  continue reading

The Insurance Code As Amended

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Republic Act No. 10607

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