#itsmorefuninthephilippines zooms to top Twitter trend? Wow!

The slogan sounds really simple and conversational. It surprised many who expected something akin to Wow Philippines or Amazing Thailand. Some expressed cynicism that it's just a slogan. Others, a truly Filipino trait, began nitpicking.

But the slogan is so simple, conversational, and rings true to most Filipinos that the hashtag #itsmorefuninthephilippines immediately began trending in Twitter. It is indeed more fun in the Philippines than anywhere else in the world.

Let's take the Sinulog, for instance.

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Globe Telecom launches unli call plan from US to PH

Globe Telecom, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, GTI Telecom, partners with Americatel Corporation to launch ZeroUnlimited Philippines–the first wireless plan with unlimited domestic and international calling to the Philippines—extending both companies leadership in the Filipino-American telecommunications consumer segment.

The new IDD plan for the Philippines, which is part Americatel’s ZERO11 wireless™  service, its flagship contract-free prepaid wireless service. It is designed to place unlimited calls within the US and to the Philippines.

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Seafarers to tackle HIV/AIDS

THE Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) are among the major problems plaguing Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) including seamen today.

A recent report by the Department of Health said 178 cases have been recorded for the month of June this year – a 63 percent increase considered to be the highest for 2011.

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