Trisha Jean V. De Leon

19 posts

Education in the time of COVID-19

Two decades into the 21st century but none of us has come prepared for a pandemic caused by a deadly strain of a viral disease. Indeed, everyone has been caught off guard—changing the dynamics of our society and forcing us to adapt the “new normal.”


While it’s hard to remain optimistic during this time of crisis, everyone is looking forward to hearing what the current administration has to say regarding the economic and health measures amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippines’ ties with China, the contentious Anti-Terrorism Law, and others.

Nestlé Launches May BALIK! Sa PLASTIK! Program with Valenzuela City

In an initiative to help address the ballooning plastic problem in the country, Nestlé, the world’s leading nutrition, health, and wellness company, together with the City Government of Valenzuela, the Department of Education (DepEd) Valenzuela, and Green Antz Builders, Inc. recently introduced the May BALIK! Sa PLASTIK!  program, which will kick off next month at the People’s Park in Valenzuela City.

Taal Vista Hotel: A Witness to Forever

The subtle ray of light passing through the floor-to-ceiling window of your hotel room was enough to wake you up. You unhurriedly slipped out of the covers of your bed, put on the white cotton robe, and stepped out of your balcony to get a glimpse of the morning sun peeking through the famous Taal volcano.

Two Faces of Lent Season

History tells us that precolonial Filipinos had worshipped anitos to venerate deities, through idols of stone, wood, bone and even of gold. The coming of Spanish conquistadors, however, introduced a new Western faith, which most of our ancestors had learned to embrace, despite the initial resistance.