Thai insurers may cover mild COVID-19 treatment for tourists

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Thailand’s Department of Health Services Support has given health insurers clearance to launch products covering COVID-19 treatment for foreign tourists and expand hotel isolation for patients with mild symptoms.

Most health insurance products currently available to foreign tourists usually don’t cover treatment expenses if they are infected with COVID-19, The Nation reported.

“In this regard, the department has proposed that the Office of Insurance Commission allow Thai health insurance companies to launch packages that cover COVID-19 treatment for foreign tourists,” said Tares Krassanairawiwong, director-general of the Department of Health Services Support. “This will help foreign tourists to make

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HSBC Malaysia names new CEO

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HSBC has appointed Omar Siddiq as CEO for Malaysia, succeeding Stuart Milne, who will retire at the end of March after 40 years with the global financial group.

Siddiq will report to Surendra Rosha, co-chief executive for HSBC, Asia-Pacific. He will also join the boards of HSBC Bank Malaysia and HSBC Amanah Malaysia as an executive director, as well as a member of the Asia-Pacific executive committee.

Siddiq joins HSBC from CIMB, where he was most recently deputy CEO for Malaysia and CEO of group wholesale banking. Prior to joining CIMB, he was head of group wholesale banking

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Unlocking the power of total data to build greater customer loyalty

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One of the key principles underpinning the digital economy is that data is ‘the new oil’.

Unlocking the power of total data to build greater customer loyalty

But what does this mean? In truth, it’s an imperfect analogy. A quick Google search can tell you the price of Brent crude, but how do you determine the value of the data you have gathered?

The answer is simple: the value is in how you leverage it.

Like oil, data must be processed and refined before you can extract value from it. But unlike oil, there is no standardised product, and every

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Payments Cards & Mobile Jobs of the Week 17 Jan

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If you’re planning to change jobs in 2022, then you have certainly come to the right place. Our job board is set to be bursting with amazing opportunities this year, and we’re excited to share them with you!

Payments Cards & Mobile Jobs of the Week

This week, we’re shining a bit of a spotlight on some of the brilliant FinTech companies that are hiring over the coming months, so be sure to check them out…

Starling Bank

Starling Bank is a leading digital bank on a mission to disrupt the banking industry. They have built an app with smart

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