Creative Chinese insurance

China Unicom, the Nr. 2 mobile operator, recently aunched a new personal-computer (PC) insurance with PICC and Kingsoft (respectively an insurance and software company) against virus threats. They will offer up to RMB 5,000 (USD 731) coverage against debilitating virus attack on PCs for a premium of RMB15 per month (USD 2).

The new insurance service is available only to China Unicom mobile-phone subscribers.