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As remote servicing becomes the new normal, Nathan Marimuthu examines how engineers are adapting to the pandemic restrictions by managing servicing remotely, tapping on technology such as augmented reality.
FM Global has named Tan Hian Hong to the role of vice president, division underwriting manager, Asia operations, based in Singapore, while Hamish Ravindran moves up to take on the role of vice president, client service manager, Asia operations.
Hong Kong has lost its position as Asia's most resilient economy to Singapore due to political tensions. In a study conducted by FM Global, Hong Kong dropped seven places from 19 to 26 in the Resilience Index mainly due to increased political risk and tensions.
Asia remains vulnerable to significant business disruption according to the newly released 2021 FM Global Resilience Index, the definitive global ranking of countries and territories by the resilience of their business environments.
Singapore has surpassed Hong Kong for the first time in a global index which measures the resilience of business environments in various countries and territories. The city-state scored a first as Asia’s most resilient region in this year’s rankings, rising 10 places to rank 12 overall.
Singapore has surpassed Hong Kong as Asia’s most resilient economy for the first time, said FM Global recently when releasing its global resilience index. The island city-state is the region’s biggest mover, rising 10 places to rank 12th overall due to the inclusion of new, more incisive global earthquake data incorporated into the 2021 index calculations.
The 2021 edition of the FM Global Resilience Index shows that Singapore has surpassed Hong Kong as Asia’s most economically resilient country, while the gap between the most and least resilient regions continued to grow.