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Sharp celebrates its 110 years of transforming lives

Sharp Corporation celebrates its 110 th year anniversary. In its celebration, Sharp has introduced a new management system to realize transformation to give emphasis on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and raise its social value and revitalize its brand for sustainable growth. Its introduction of ESG shows the companies’ vision of providing better health, sustainable environment, and innovative solutions for the people while providing a conducive environment to grow. On September 15, Sharp Corporation (hereinafter “Sharp”) commemorates its 110th anniversary. It started when Founder Tokuji Hayakawa established a metalworking shop in Tokyo on this day 110 years ago in 1912. Later he invented the “Ever Ready Sharp Pencil,” a twist-type mechanical pencil that would later become the origin of the corporate brand.  Sharp is a worldwide developer of innovative products and core technologies that play a key role in shaping the future of electronics. Sharp sets its business vision a

Get Your Pets Insured at Cebuana Lhuillier's Pet Basic Insurance

I must admit that I was a hesitant person with to regards pets. My kids and I have allergic rhinitis, so I was reluctant to get dogs. Fast forward today; we now have three dogs, two cats, and two hamsters. Indeed having pets is a big responsibility. It is like taking care of kids that did not come from your womb. I must admit that they have been a great help to our family. Pets are my number one de-stressor, and just merely caressing them makes me feel so relieved from my day's work. On the other hand, my kids have a sense of responsibility by taking care of them because they are in charge of feeding our pets. I guide them on providing food to our pets properly, and that is their everyday chore to tick off their list. 

Our Siberian Husky: Fluffy

Our Himalayan-Persian cat: Abu

Our Persian cat: Pepper

Our hamster: Flower

But one thing that most pet owners don't realize is that having pets means having to allot extra funds for all their needs. Their needs don't end with providing them adequate food and grooming. It entails vaccination, tick control, heartworm prevention, etc. For us pet owners not to worry about our pet's incidental expenses, Cebuana Lhuillier is one of the Philippines' leading and largest micro-financial service providers and a champion in financial inclusivity and mobility, recently launched its new venture insurance for dogs.

Philippines' growing industry for pets like dogs has a small chunk of funds allocated for grooming and nutrition. But for their extensive health care and hospitalization, most pet owners are financially challenged in this aspect because, let us admit, most of us do not believe in health insurance per se. 

Cebuana Lhuillier's Pet Insurance Basic is a micro-insurance product made for fur babies whihc expected to serve as a pause for dog-owners saddled with large veterinary bills for check-ups, procedures, and medical emergencies. 

Pet Insurance Basic provides reimbursement from any veterinary treatment or confinement in a vet hospital should there be any accident or disease and burial assistance. Pet Insurance also offers liability coverage feature when the pet do caused damage to the owner's home. Owners are also insured for personal accidents up to P25,000. For as low as P1,100 or P3.00/day, you can get all of therse insurance benefits and features for one-year coverage. 

Interested pet owners can get their insurance through the online apps Shopee and Lazada. Requirements for application includes the following: 1. Application from the microsite, 2. Picture of the pet, 3. Vaccination card or petbook. 

For more information on the Pet Insurance Plan, follow them on their social media accounts here Facebook (, and Instagram here (


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