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Who Will Be The Next Happiest Pinoy?

According to, the Philippines was voted number 13th as the happiest country which is a big feat compared from 2010’ number 34th. Filipinos are also known for its generous hospitality and happy disposition in life despite the many calamities and tragedies that happened in the country.


But being the happy Filipinos that we truly are, we continue to move on and share more happiness not just to our fellow countrymen but to the whole world.



And this year, Cebuana Lhuillier Insurance Solutions, Inc. (CLIS) is once again on the look-out for the next Happiest Pinoy for 2012. The nationwide search seeks and recognizes the country’s most optimistic and passionate Filipinos who overcame difficulties and exhibited resilience amid life’s challenges while keeping a smile.


The Happiest Pinoy encourages people to nominate Filipino residents aged 10 and above whom they think have a positive impact on the lives of those around him or her. Ten finalists will be chosen, but only one will be named the Happiest Pinoy 2012 and will take home Php 250,000.00. The 9 Runner-Ups on the other hand will each receive Php 25,000.00 tax free.


The entries should depict the life story and exemplary traits of the nominee, feature the elements that make the nominee constantly optimistic and happy and show how the nominee has demonstrated his or her resilience and inner strength in times of crises.


To know more about the mechanics, please click here.


To nominate the Happiest Pinoy and submit an entry, please click here.


Or visit the official Happiest Pinoy website, Facebook Page, or follow them at Twitter.


The Search for the Happiest Pinoy, a project of the Cebuana Lhuillier Insurance Solutions (CLIS), is a nationwide campaign that aims to rekindle the values of optimism, resilience and hope in Filipinos amidst the global economic crisis.




Cebuana Lhuillier Pawnshop has been the leading pawnshop chain in the Philippines with over 1,500 branches across the country—from Aparri to Tawi-Tawi. For 25 years now, Cebuana has been true to its slogan “Walang Kapantay Magpahalaga” through the incomparable services that the company offers to its customers- this includes — pawning, local and international remittance, insurance, bills payment, e-load, collection, and foreign exchange. Founded in 1987 by the current Philippine envoy to Portugal, Ambassador Philippe Jones Lhuillier, Cebuana Lhuillier is currently managed by its President and CEO, Jean Henri Lhuillier.