July 7, 2022
Manulife Malaysia launches two savings plans providing flexibility and protection to customers
KUALA LUMPUR – Manulife Malaysia has launched two new plans, Elite Income 88 and Elite Max 88 under the Elite 88 series. Both products offer customers opportunities to grow their savings, while providing protection and insurance coverage for death, total and permanent disability (TPD), and accidental death.
March 31, 2022
Manulife Malaysia launches protection plan for mother and baby
Manulife Precious Gift is a unit-deducting rider that offers comprehensive maternity and childcare benefits
KUALA LUMPUR – Ahead of Mother’s Day, Manulife Malaysia launches a new comprehensive maternity and childcare early protection plan, Manulife Precious Gift. This plan aims to support empowering health and wellbeing for mothers and their babies.
February 18, 2022
Manulife Malaysia launches two insurance products focusing on flexibility and affordability
KUALA LUMPUR – Manulife Malaysia has launched two new products: Manulife Universal Saver and Manulife Easy 5, focusing on flexibility and affordability against five common Critical Illnesses in the country respectively.
February 11, 2022
Malaysians take control of finances amid COVID-19 worries
KUALA LUMPUR – The majority of Malaysians have accepted that COVID-19 is here to stay for at least another year or longer, as people in the country place greater focus on their financial planning amid pandemic-related worries, says new research from Manulife.
October 20, 2021
Manulife Malaysia provides in-kind grants worth RM100,000 to assist communities in need
KUALA LUMPUR – Manulife Malaysia has launched its inaugural MY Community Grant, an initiative that provides in-kind grants worth up to RM100,000 to organisations who strive to make every day better for communities in Malaysia. The MY Community Grant applications were received throughout the months of April to May 2021 that saw over 100 applicants.
September 30, 2021
Manulife Malaysia provides COVID-19 vaccination support to employees and announces 5 extra personal days in 2022
KUALA LUMPUR – In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation, Manulife Malaysia is helping employees and customers to stay safe and resilient with a number of initiatives, including facilitating vaccination and providing extra days off for employees, and offering financial assistance to customers.
Through Malaysia’s National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme, Manulife Malaysia is supporting employees and their family members who have not received their vaccination to get vaccinated more conveniently at prearranged clinics and health centres across various states in the country. This arrangement, which began in 22 July 2021, has since facilitated the vaccination of Manulife Malaysia’s branch employees.
September 22, 2021
Manulife Malaysia offers free COVID-19 coverage for non Manulife customers
KUALA LUMPUR – With the COVID-19 situation still of concern, Manulife Insurance Berhad (MIB) is once again stepping up to provide a helping hand in the form of free COVID-19 coverage for non-Manulife customers. Available for enrolment online from 15 September 2021 to 15 October 2021, this free COVID-19 coverage provides a guaranteed lump sum payment of RM5,000 in the event of death from COVID-19. Registration is limited to the first 80,000 successful enrolment and is open to Malaysians and permanent residents of Malaysia, aged 21 to 60 years old. They must not hold any Manulife insurance policies to enjoy this coverage.
September 15, 2021
Manulife Malaysia helps Malaysians stay active with Virtual Run & Ride 2021.
KUALA LUMPUR – Together with leading health, wellness and tech brands, including Garmin Malaysia, Manulife Malaysia has helped the country’s citizens stay fit and active, with its first Virtual Run & Ride 2021. Held between 1 July and 7 September 2021 with run categories of 6 or 12 km, and ride categories of 40 or 60 km, the event received over 700 registrations.
July 15, 2021
Manulife launches Signature Heirloom (VI) to support Malaysia’s wealth management needs
Manulife launches Signature Heirloom (VI) to support Malaysia’s wealth management needs
KUALA LUMPUR – Manulife Insurance Labuan Limited (MILL), a subsidiary of Manulife Holdings Berhad, recently launched its latest universal life series, Signature Heirloom (VI), a US Dollar-denominated plan that offers high insurance coverage for whole of life and wealth creation.
July 1, 2021
Manulife launches new, holistic critical illness plan, giving Malaysians greater peace of mind
KUALA LUMPUR – Manulife Insurance Berhad (MIB) has launched a new critical illness plan called Advance Beyond Critical Cover (ABCC) which provides holistic coverage from early stage of diagnosis to post treatment events. The ABCC is an extension of the Beyond Critical Cover series, MIB’s top selling critical illness plan that also covers illness or accidental events that require hospitalisation.
May 31, 2021
Manulife Malaysia launches Manulife SME Biz Solutions to financially protect small businesses
KUALA LUMPUR – Manulife Insurance Berhad (MIB) recently launched Manulife SME Biz Solutions, which provides customisable insurance offering protection against some of the more typical situations and challenges faced by owners of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
May 25, 2021
Manulife Malaysia launches Manulife Global Equity Fund
KUALA LUMPUR – Manulife Malaysia has launched a new investment-linked fund, Manulife Global Equity Fund (“Fund”), which will widen its range of investment-linked (IL) funds available to customers in Malaysia looking for high-quality overseas stocks and a long-term investment horizon.
February 19, 2021
Malaysians take more control of health and retirement amid COVID-19, Manulife survey shows
Kuala Lumpur – One year on from the outbreak of COVID-19, Malaysians have stepped up to take more control of both their physical and financial health, including their insurance and retirement planning, according to new research from Manulife.
January 21, 2021
Manulife Malaysia launches Manulife Health Saver Benefit plan
Kuala Lumpur – Manulife Malaysia today announced the launch of a new medical insurance plan, Manulife Health Saver Benefit, that will enable policyholders to enjoy an immediate no claim discount (NCD) on insurance charges and empower them to actively manage their health while getting top quality health care coverage.
November 23, 2020
Manulife Malaysia won the Sustainability & CSR Malaysia Award 2020, Company of the Year Award for Orang Asli Children Education Support.
Kuala Lumpur – Manulife Malaysia has been awarded the 2020 Sustainability and CSR Malaysia Award. This is the second time for Manulife to win this award following its 2018 recognition.
October 1, 2020
Manulife appoints Vibha Coburn as Malaysia CEO KUALA
Kuala Lumpur – Manulife today announced the appointment of Vibha Coburn as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Manulife Holdings Berhad (MHB) and CEO of Manulife Insurance Berhad (MIB). Her appointment is effective 1 October 2020.
August 24, 2020
COVID-19 fuels health awareness and use of digital in Malaysia – Manulife survey
Kuala Lumpur – Concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic among life insurance policyholders in Malaysia are prompting many to adopt new habits around a healthier lifestyle and greater use of digital technology, according to a new survey by Manulife.
June 30, 2020
Manulife Malaysia sees higher revenues in 2019 amid challenging macro environment
Kuala Lumpur − Manulife Holdings Berhad (MHB), in its 44th Annual General Meeting held on 26 June 2020, reported sustained healthy business growth for the full-year 2019, despite challenging macro environment and market conditions last year. During the period under review, the Group’s operating revenue in Malaysia recorded a year-on-year growth of 6.9% in 2019 to RM1,304.1 million, generating a pre-tax profit of RM38.4 million for MHB, up 0.2% from 2018.
May 26, 2020
Looking beyond Covid-19
AGAINST the backdrop of Covid-19, the number one concern for many of us continues to be health: our own and our loved ones’, closely followed by our finances.
Life insurers have been quick to respond. Early in the outbreak, Manulife Insurance Bhd stepped up to introduce a range of special measures and coverage benefits to alleviate anxieties around costs and to reassure Malaysian customers and families that they’re able to get the medical care they need.
These include our Hospitalisation Income Support and Compassionate Benefit under the RM1mil Special Financial Assistance Programme by Manulife Insurance and the waiving of waiting-period and premium deferment under the Covid-19 financial relief initiative in collaboration with Bank Negara.
March 27, 2020
Manulife Malaysia introduces a range of special COVID-19 benefits and a new Critical Illness plan
Kuala Lumpur - Throughout the evolving COVID-19 situation, Manulife Insurance Berhad’s (MIB’s) top priority remains the health and safety of our customers, employees, partners and communities.
As a company that is committed to doing the right thing and helping make decisions easier and lives better for our customers, we will continue to monitor the situation closely and look for ways to further support our customers.
March 2, 2020
Manulife Insurance Berhad launches new Manulife Business Academy to boost support to agents
Kuala Lumpur - Manulife Insurance Berhad (MIB) today launched its Manulife Business Academy (MBA) located at Centrepoint, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya.
MBA is the company’s commitment to equip its agency force with holistic knowledge and skills to boost their productivity and professionalism. This ultimately benefits customers, while also propelling agents forward in their careers.
February 28, 2020
Manulife Insurance Berhad provides special COVID-19 financial assistance for customers
Kuala Lumpur - Manulife Insurance Berhad (MIB) has announced that the company is providing a special financial assistance to customers diagnosed with COVID-19.
This financial assistance is on top of the company’s recent announcement on 31 January 2020 stating that customers who are seeking treatment related to COVID-19 within Malaysia will be covered by the company’s medical plans. The company will also waive the 30-day waiting period for medical policies issued or reinstated before 30 January 2020 and extend the grace period to 90 days for policyholders who are diagnosed with COVID-19.
February 18, 2020
Manulife Insurance Berhad launches new Johor Bahru Regional Support Centre
Kuala Lumpur - Manulife Insurance Berhad (MIB) has launched its new Johor Bahru Regional Support Centre (RSC) in Menara Landmark. It replaces the previous RSC located at Bangunan Ang, Johor Bahru.
This is one of the company’s latest efforts to further drive recruitment and attract the best and brightest insurance and financial services professionals in the southern section of Peninsular Malaysia. Currently, MIB has six RSCs nationwide, each located at our head office in Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur; Juru, Penang; Ipoh, Perak; Johor Bahru, Johor; and Sibu and Kuching in Sarawak.
January 9, 2020
Manulife Insurance Berhad inks Strategic Takaful Partnership with Takaful IKHLAS
Kuala Lumpur - Manulife Insurance Berhad (MIB) has signed a five-year strategic partnership with Takaful Ikhlas Family Berhad (Takaful IKHLAS) on 8 January 2020.
Through this partnership, MIB intends to tap on the underpenetrated Takaful market in Malaysia. In 2018, the Family Takaful Business penetration rate in the country was up 1.3% to 15.2%.
December 30, 2019
Magic of Christmas for the Orang Asli children
Kuala Lumpur - Manulife Malaysia continued to spread Christmas cheer to the underprivileged community under its Dear Santa project for the fourth year. This time around, festive cheer was shared to the Orang Asli children of the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) flagship programme, the Orang Asli Education Support.
October 11, 2019
Manulife Malaysia on Budget 2020
Kuala Lumpur - The Budget 2020 that was just tabled by the government is focused on building the country towards becoming a developed nation through high-quality growth among all segments of the society.
October 9, 2019
Manulife Pinktober-ed for a good cause!
Kuala Lumpur - In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Global Women’s Alliance (GWA) of Manulife Malaysia organised a Breast Cancer Awareness Day on 9 October 2019.
September 25, 2019
Signing Ceremony of Manulife Malaysia and Rise FinCom Advisory
Kuala Lumpur - Manulife Insurance Berhad held a signing ceremony to officiate its partnership with Rise FinCom Advisory (Rise Advisory) on 23 September 2019, Menara Manulife. This move is in tandem with the company’s aspiration to grow its number of agency partners and double the company’s market share by 2021.
July 27, 2019
Manulife Malaysia empowers Orang Asli children through education
Kuala Lumpur - Manulife Malaysia held its Inauguration Ceremony of the Orang Asli Education programme on 27 July 2019 at Kampung Sungai Ruai. The Orang Asli Education programme is in collaboration with Pertubuhan Komuniti Kasih Selangor (PKKS), a community welfare organisation, to assist Orang Asli children in the form of education support. The company’s financial support enables PKKS and teachers to conduct after-school learning sessions for the children and provide daily transportation of these children to their respective schools, as the villages are secluded from schools and public amenities.
July 3, 2019
Manulife Malaysia Launches 'Bring Art to Life' Challenge
Kuala Lumpur - Following Manulife Malaysia’s recent reveal of its Art Wall at the Muzium Negara MRT Station, the company has launched its 'Bring Art to Life' challenge.
May 16, 2019
Manulife Malaysia brings Ramadhan cheer to underprivileged children
Kuala Lumpur - Manulife Malaysia hosted a Buka Puasa for the underprivileged children of Rumah Permata Hati Ku, Pusat Jagaan Amal Asyura and Rumah Nur Hati, on 14 May 2019. The caretakers of the homes were handed a small token of appreciation to assist them in preparing the children for the upcoming Hari Raya celebration. The children received an early Duit Raya too, handed out by our Senior Management Team.
April 15, 2019
Manulife Malaysia hits the streets of Klang Valley
Manulife Malaysia’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Lee Sang Hui, flagged off Manulife Grab cars on 9 April 2019 at Menara Manulife, Kuala Lumpur. Two hundred cars bearing Manulife's bold green will bring Manulife Malaysia to every nook and corner of Klang Valley for the next two months.
December 15, 2018
Manulife Malaysia brings Santa to town once again
Kuala Lumpur – Manulife Malaysia spread the joys of giving this Christmas season by fulfilling the wishes of the children of Stepping Stones Living Centre, Taman Seputeh. Manulife Dear Santa 3.0 is all about granting Christmas wishes of underprivileged children, by rallying support from Manulife staff in the spirit of giving and sharing.
Manulife Malaysia wins BrandLaureate Industry Champion Brand ICON Award
Kuala Lumpur – Manulife Malaysia recently received the 2018 BrandLaureate Industry Champion Brand ICON Awards for Financial Planning Solutions.
The BrandLaureate Awards recognises the best that the world of branding has to offer and celebrates brand champions. Manulife Malaysia was recognised for the following criteria: brand strategy, brand culture,
ovember 1, 2018
Manulife Malaysia appoints Sang Hui Lee as CEO
Kuala Lumpur – Mr. Sang Hui Lee has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Manulife Holdings Berhad (MHB) and CEO of Manulife Insurance Berhad (MIB). Effective 1 November 2018, Sang replaces Mark O’Dell, who retires from Manulife.
October 18, 2018
Manulife Malaysia CEO wins Outstanding Leaders in Asia by ACES Awards
Kuala Lumpur – Mark O’Dell, the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of Manulife Holdings Berhad (MHB) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Manulife Insurance Berhad in Malaysia has been conferred the Outstanding Leaders in Asia award by Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES Awards).
September 29, 2018
Manulife Malaysia Celebrates World Heart Day
Kuala Lumpur – Globally, Manulife supports heart-related causes. In conjunction with this year’s World Heart Day, Manulife Malaysia recently organised several heart-health related activities.
July 30, 2018
Manulife Malaysia Awarded CSR Malaysia Award 2018
Kuala Lumpur – Manulife Malaysia clinched the CSR Malaysia Award 2018, Company of the Year in the Financial Services Category for Pioneering Community Health & Children Welfare Initiatives.
July 19, 2018
Manulife lends a helping hand to MAKNA
Kuala Lumpur – MAKNA (Majlis Kanser Nasional or National Cancer Council) received financial assistance of RM10,000 from Manulife Malaysia ("Manulife") recently. The cheque was handed over by Manulife’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr Mark Steven O’Dell, and received by MAKNA’s General Manager, Puan Hajah Farahida Dato’ Mohd Farid at Menara Manulife, Kuala Lumpur.
May 17, 2018
Beat High Blood Pressure with Awareness and Action
Kuala Lumpur – It’s the silent killer. High blood pressure usually has no warning signs but simple steps can cut your risk of devastating health problems, Manulife and the World Heart Federation said on Thursday to mark World Hypertension Day.
October 12, 2017
RAM Ratings assigns AA3 rating to Manulife Holdings Berhad
Kuala Lumpur – RAM Ratings has assigned corporate credit ratings of AA3/Stable/P1 to Manulife Holdings Berhad (MHB or the Group), the holding company of Manulife Insurance Berhad (MIB) and Manulife Asset Management Services Berhad (MAMSB).
August 23, 2017
Manulife “Owns” Semantan Station
Kuala Lumpur – Manulife Holdings Bhd has been granted naming rights for the Semantan Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station. The renamed Manulife Semantan station, a five-minute walk from Menara Manulife, connects various high-density areas in Kuala Lumpur.
August 22, 2017
Manulife takes MRT 'journey' with commuters
Manulife takes MRT 'journey' with commuters Kuala Lumpur – Manulife Holdings Berhad (Manulife) has got even closer to its customers after being granted naming rights to one of the stations on the newly launched MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) line.
August 22, 2017
Manulife granted naming rights for Semantan MRT station
Kuala Lumpur – Manulife Holdings Bhd has been granted the naming rights to the Manulife Semantan Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station.
The station, which is located five minutes’ walk from Menara Manulife, connects various high density areas in Kuala Lumpur.
August 22, 2017
Manulife gets naming rights to Manulife Semantan MRT Station
Kuala Lumpur – Manulife Holdings Berhad was awarded naming rights to the Manulife Semantan MRT Station yesterday.
According to a statement by Manulife, the five-year contract awarded to the company will allow it to brand the interior of two mass rapid transit (MRT) trains that run along the line.
August 21, 2017
Manulife officiates Manulife Semantan MRT station
Kuala Lumpur – Manulife Holdings Bhd (Manulife) today officiated its namesake railway station, the Manulife Semantan MRT station.
The five-year contract includes the station name and the display of its name on station routes in all 31 MRT stations along the MRT1 (Sungai Buloh–Kajang) line. It was previously reported that successful licensees were chosen based on the highest bids with licensing fees starting at RM1.5 million per year for a minimum of three years, or RM1.2 million per year for at least five years.
October 31, 2016
Manulife Malaysia Once Again Awarded the HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia
Kuala Lumpur – Manulife Malaysia once again creates a buzz as we stand among the top players in the business industry as one of the Best Companies to work for in Asia, 2016. This stamps yet another benchmark on our drive to achieve greater milestone in the history of employment growth and development. We are proud to be one out of 45 Best Companies to work for in Asia 2016
the forefront of excellence after trumping some of the major industry players at the HR Excellence Award, 2016. We marked yet another milestone, as we took home 4 out of 6 awards that were nominated. The awards include the gold award for HR Professional of the Year and Excellence in Employee Engagement, Silver for Excellence in Social Media and Bronze for Excellence in
December 31, 2013
Manulife Completes the Acquisition of MAAKL Mutual Bhd
August 14, 2013
Manulife turns the Private Retirement Scheme into a powerful staff retention and reward tool with flexible vesting component
June 13, 2013
Manulife signs bancassurance agreement with Alliance Bank
June 11, 2013
Malaysia investors hold over half their assets in cash - the most in Asia
April 23, 2013
Investor Confidence Currently Low Across Developed Asia
January 24, 2013
Manulife Insurance Berhad expands into key satellite town of Sungai Petani in Kedah
January 23, 2013
Manulife Holdings Berhad appoints Mark O'Dell as Group Chief Executive Officer
January 16, 2013
Manulife Insurance Berhad extends its presence to Kota Bharu