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Insurance Industry Joins Hands to Address Climate Issues
1/3/2024
HKFI Welcomes Hight Court Ruling on Insurance Fraud case and ICAC's effort to expose the social menace (Chinese Only)
1/3/2024
HKFI's Response to the 2024-2025 Budget
28/2/2024
HKFI Welcomes the Court Ruling on Insurance Fraud Case and the Police’s Decisive Enforcement (Chinese Only)
23/2/24
HKFI Welcomes the Commencement of Public Consultation on Basic Law Article 23 Legislation
5/2/2024
HKFI Launches A Brand New Website
21/12/2023
Taxi Insurance Claims Statistics Under Extreme Weather
4/12/2023
HKFI's Response to the 2023 Policy Address
25/10/2023
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2023/2024 New Office Bearers
28/4/2023
The HKFI's Think Tank Proposal to Reinvigorate Hong Kong's Status as an International Insurance Centre
14/4/2023
Survey on Gender Equality and Inclusion in Insurance Industry
8/3/2023
HKFI's Response to the 2023-24 Budget
22/2/2023
HKFI's Response to IA’s Conduct in Focus on CPD non-compliance
16/12/2022
HKFI's Response to the Development Roadmap for the Insurance Sector in Hong Kong
5/12/2022
HKFI's Response to 2022 Policy Address and how to remain an International Insurance Centre
19/10/2022
Travel Insurance in the Context of COVID-19
31/5/2022
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2022/2023 New Office Bearers
29/4/2022
HKFI's Response to Provisional Statistics of HK Insurance Industry in 2021
11/3/2022
HKFI's response to circular issued by the Insurance Authority (IA) on Further Facilitative Measures under the COVID-19 Pandemic
4/3/2022
HKFI's Response to the 2022-23 Budget
23/2/2022
HKFI welcomes Insurance Authority’s ushers in Protection Linked Plans
28/12/2021
Forum on the 2021 Legislative Council General Election (Insurance Functional Constituency)
9/12/2021
HKFI's Response to circular issued by SFC
1/11/2021
HKFI's Response to 2021 Policy Address
8/10/2021
Industry Statement by Medical Insurance Association - Mitigating Risk Arising from COVID-19
7/9/2021
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2021/2022 New Office Bearers
30/4/2021
HKFI becomes supporting institution of PSI at UN Environment Programme
28/4/2021
HKFI's Response to the 2021-22 Budget
24/2/2021
HKFI's Response to Strategic Plan of Green and Sustainable Finance Cross-Agency Steering Group
17/12/2020
HKFI's Response to 2020 Policy Address
25/11/2020
MIDAS Won the Gold Award in FinTech (Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets) Award
10/11/2020
HKFI Issues Best Practice on Standardizing Underwriting Questionnaire for Individual Indemnity Hospital Insurance Plans
6/10/2020
HKFI launches Virtual Onboarding (VO) Platform to facilitate distribution of life insurance products
4/9/2020
Insurance Mitigates Public Losses amidst Covid-19 Pandemic
12/6/2020
HKFI Issues Best Practice on the Use of Genetic Test Results
14/5/2020
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2020/2021 New Office Bearers
29/4/2020
HKFI welcomes the FSDC releasing the Paper on Tax Recommendations to Enhance and Grow Hong Kong’s Insurance Industry
30/3/2020
HKFI welcomes the introduction of insurance bills on Insurance Linked Securities and Group-wide Supervision into LegCo
20/3/2020
HKFI donates surgical masks to HA and HKCSS in the battle against COVID-19
4/3/2020
Launch of Dedicated Website "Insurance Dashboard on COVID-19" For Insurance Information on COVID-19
28/2/2020
HKFI welcomes introduction of temporary facilitative measures amidst recent outbreak of COVID-19
21/2/2020
HKFI’s response on novel coronavirus
3/2/2020
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints New Chief Executive
30/1/2020
HKFI’s initial response on study report by Consumer Council
15/1/2020
Emergency Regulations Ordinance does not affect the validity of insurance policy
8/10/2019
HKFI commemorates the completion of historical mission of insurance industry’s self-regulatory regime
23/9/2019
Insurance Mitigates Public Losses Caused By Natural Hazards
1/8/2019
HKFI announces resignation of its Chief Executive
26/7/2019
HKFI welcomes the IA taking over direct licensing and supervision of insurance intermediaries
14/5/2019
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2019/2020 New Office Bearers
30/4/2019
Insurance Industry Welcomes the Launch of Qualifying Deferred Annuity Policy
1/4/2019
Insurance Industry Welcomes the Official Launch of Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme
29/3/2019
Insurance Mitigates Public Losses Caused By Natural Hazards
22/3/2019
Insurance Industry Welcomes and Supports Outline Development Plan for the Greater Bay Area
19/2/2019
Launch of the first-ever blockchain application for motor insurance authentication
17/12/2018
Technology to Strengthen Insurance Fraud Detection to Safeguard the Interest of Policyholders
30/11/2018
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2018/2019 New Office Bearers
30/4/2018
Insurance Alleviates Public’s Suffering From Catastrophic Loss
14/3/2018
Insurance industry welcomes tax incentive for Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme
28/2/2018
HKFI launches the first Executive Certificate recognised by International Union of Marine Insurance
20/11/2017
Hong Kong people took out medical insurance against soaring medical fees
6/6/2017
Insurance industry welcomes the signing of Equivalence Assessment Framework Agreement on Solvency Regulatory Regime by Hong Kong and Mainland insurance regulators
16/5/2017
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2017/2018 New Office Bearers
28/4/2017
Insurance Industry Supports Financial Services Development Council’s Report on Re-insurance, Marine Insurance and Captive
6/3/2017
New Chair for the Insurance Agents Registration Board
20/2/2017
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers supports Guaranteed Acceptance fully funded by a High Risk Pool under the Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme
9/12/2016
The long-Awaited List of Winners of The Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2016 Revealed
27/10/2016
Hong Kong selected as Asian Hub of International Union of Marine Insurance
24/10/2016
More Hong Kong people took out medical insurance against soaring medical fees
21/7/2016
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2016/2017 New Office Bearers
29/4/2016
ILens Feature Article - YIE Programme
6/1/2016
The long-Awaited List of Winners of The Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2015 Revealed
29/10/2015
Medical insurance offers policyholders peace of mind amidst surging medical fees
17/9/2015
Insurance Industry Welcomes the Enactment of the Insurance Companies (Amendment) Bill 2014
10/7/2015
The HKFI donated HK$200,000 to the Hong Kong Red Cross to support relief operations for victims affected by earthquake in Nepal
11/5/2015
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2015/2016 New Office Bearers
30/4/2015
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Comments on the Proposed Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme
13/3/2015
Launching Ceremony of Young Insurance Executive Development Programme
3/3/2015
HKFI launches the Young Insurance Executive Development Programme
5/1/2015
The Fifth Batch of Junior Financial Secretaries met with the Financial Secretary
23/12/2014
Medical Insurance Statistics 2012
20/11/2014
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2014/2015 New Office Bearers
30/3/2014
Teenagers’ Poll on Ten Top Financial News in the Year of Snake
29/1/2014
The Fourth Batch of Junior Financial Secretaries met with the Financial Secretary
23/12/2013
The Effectiveness of the Proposed Health Protection Scheme is Highly Doubtful
6/12/2013
HKFI Celebrates 25th Anniversary and Launches the Revamped Website
9/8/2013
Remarks by HKFI Chairman Thomas Lee at HKFI 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner
9/8/2013
HKFI: More information on travel insurance gives you peace of mind
15/7/2013
Insurance Industry Supports Health Protection Scheme with More Consumer Choice and Greater Transparency
30/5/2013
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2013/2014 New Office Bearers
30/4/2013
How to Position Hong Kong as a Maritime Centre for the Asia-Pacific Region
29/4/2013
The HKFI donated HK$200,000 to the Hong Kong Red Cross to support relief operations for victims affected by Sichuan Ya’an Earthquake 25 Apr 2013
25/4/2013
Mission Well Project Teenagers' Poll on Ten Top Financial News in the Year of Dragon
7/2/2013
Hong Kong Federation of Insurers' Position Paper on Consultation on the Key Legislative Proposals (Proposals) for the Establishment of an Independent Insurance Authority (IIA)
5/2/2013
The Third Batch of Junior Financial Secretaries met with the Financial Secretary
21/12/2012
The Joint Industry Group of Hong Kong Advocates for a More Flexible MPF System that Allows Members to Make Informed Choices
21/11/2012
Insurance Industry Welcomes Second Round Public Consultation on the Proposed Independent Insurance Authority
26/10/2012
HKFI Launches New Mobile App – Your Gateway to Useful Information Related to Insurance
28/8/2012
HKFI Visits Elderly Centre to Share Love and Warmth with Senior Citizens
30/7/2012
Embracing Warmth and Sharing Love - HKFI Supports Community Project for Families and Elderly
21/7/2012
Alert issued on unauthorised website
13/6/2012
Hong Kong MPF achieves intended objectives but more communication to public of its benefits is desired
24/5/2012
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2012/2013 New Office Bearers
30/4/2012
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers supports public transport operators to fight against insurance fraud
23/12/2011
Insurance Industry Helps Employers Procure Employees' Compensation Insurance Cover
15/12/2011
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Welcomes the Signing of Supplement VIII to CEPA
13/12/2011
Hong Kong Federation of Insurers & Hong Kong Mediation Council announced the successful completion of the New Insurance Mediation Pilot Scheme
3/11/2011
Hong Kong Federation of Insurers welcomes the outcome of the second-stage public consultation on the proposed health care reform
11/7/2011
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Supports the Proposed Independence of the Insurance Authority
24/6/2011
Hong Kong Federation of Insurers & Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong reached understanding on new rules on refund for trip cancellation
14/6/2011
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2011/2012 New Office Bearers
29/4/2011
The HKFI supports the establishment of a Policyholders' Protection Fund
25/3/2011
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Fights against Insurance Fraud to Bring Down Premium Rate
28/2/2011
Insurance Claims Arrangement under Travel Alert for Egypt
1/2/2011
Third Party Risks Insurance Premiums are Charged According to the Risks
19/1/2011
The HKFI Renders its Full Support to Assist Owners' Corporations in Taking out Third Party Risks Insurance
30/12/2010
The HKFI supports mandating Owners' Corporations in procuring third party risks insurance
2/11/2010
The HKFI welcomes the Health Care Reform Second Stage Consultation
6/10/2010
A new chapter for the insurance industry
1/10/2010
The insurance industry welcomes the refinement of rules of the Capital Investment Entrant Scheme relating to investment-linked assurance scheme products
22/6/2010
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Works with Public Light Bus Associations on Insurance Premium Rate
6/5/2010
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2010/2011 New Office Bearers
30/4/2010
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Commits to Work with Government on Developing the Voluntary Private Healthcare Insurance Scheme
30/3/2010
The Life Insurance Council Elected a New Chairman
6/1/2010
The HKFI mourns for Mr K Y To
30/12/2009
The HKFI supports the Road Safety Council to Launch Creative Publicity Campaign to reinforce the message: "If you drink, don't drive"
18/12/2009
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers' Stance on Taxi Insurance
18/11/2009
The HKFI supports the setting up of a Policyholders’ Protection Fund
29/6/2009
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2009/2010 New Office Bearers
30/4/2009
Insurance Industry Welcomes Observations by the Insurance Claims Complaints Panel on Medically Necessary Provisions
30/3/2009
The HKFI donated HK$500,000 to the Hong Kong Red Cross to support relief operations for victims affected by earthquake in Sichuan
16/5/2008
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2008/2009 New Office Bearers
30/4/2008
The HKFI donated HK$500,000 to the Hong Kong Red Cross to support relief operations for victims affected by snow storms in the Mainland
14/2/2008
ANNOUNCEMENT Motor and Employees' Compensation (EC) Insurance for policyholders following opening of the Shenzhen Bay Port Hong Kong Port Area
26/6/2007
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2007/2008 New Office Bearers
27/4/2007
Insurance Industry Supports the Use of Mediation for Settlement of Employees' Compensation Insurance Claims (ECIC)
17/5/2006
Insurance Industry Supports the Use of Mediation for Settlement of Employees' Compensation Insurance Claims (ECIC)
17/5/2006
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2006/2007 New Office Bearers
28/4/2006
Insurance Industry Pledges to Support Bone Marrow Donation
6/4/2006
Aegis Underwriters and Hong Kong Professional Insurance Services Company
27/3/2006
Insurance Industry Supported Walk for a Greener Future
1/3/2006
Latest Update on Insurers’ Relief Operations in Egypt
3/2/2006
Telephone Hot-line for Insured Travellers Involved in Coach Crash at Hurghada, Egypt
1/2/2006
Employees' Compensation Insurance Residual Scheme (ECIRS) Advisory Committee Established
11/1/2006
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Issued Position Paper onthe Discussion Paper on the Future Service Delivery Model for our Health Care System
21/9/2005
The Up-graded HKFI Website launched www.hkfi.org.hk
14/6/2005
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2005/2006 New Office Bearers
29/4/2005
Top Students Awarded HKFI Scholarships
11/4/2005
Insurance Industry Supported Walk for a Greener Future
4/3/2005
New Chair for the Insurance Agents Registration Board
17/1/2005
The HKFI donated HK$500,000 to the Hong Kong Red Cross to support relief operations for victims affected by earthquakes and Tsunamis in Asia
31/12/2004
The HKFI donated HK$500,000 to the Hong Kong Red Cross to support relief operations for victims affected by earthquakes and Tsunamis in Asia
31/12/2004
Telephone Hot-line for Insured Travellers affected by Earthquakes and Tidal Waves in Asia
28/12/2004
Position of the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers regarding the Desirability and Feasibility of Establishing a Centralized Employees' Compensation Insurance Scheme in Hong Kong
29/10/2004
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints New Executive Director
15/9/2004
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints 2004/2005 New Office Bearers
14/5/2004
Response of the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers to the Consultation Paper on The Feasibility of Establishing Policyholders' Protection Funds
20/4/2004
Top Students Awarded HKFI Scholarships
7/4/2004
Employees Compensation
9/12/2003
The Response of the Insurance Agents Registration Board to the Proposal Regarding the Institutional Set-up of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
18/7/2003
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Issued Position Paper on the Institutional Set-up of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
18/7/2003
The Insurance Agents Registration Board Releases Insurance Agents Handbook
9/6/2003
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Appoints New Office Bearers
13/5/2003
Top Students Awarded HKFI Scholarships
4/4/2003
Employees Compensation Insurer Insolvency Bureau Established
21/2/2003
Cooling-off Rights Improved
7/1/2003