Discovering the hidden gems of Basilan: Erwan Heussaff’s culinary journey

Erwan Heussaff is using his influential platform to shine a spotlight on the often-overlooked region of Basilan.

In his upcoming nine-episode series, he aims to explore and celebrate the rich heritage and culture of this vibrant province.

The James Beard awardee is determined to bring attention to the under-represented region and share captivating stories about Basilan, its people, and their deep-rooted connections to the country’s history.

Reflecting on his previous eye-opening trip to Tawi Tawi, Erwan Heussaff expressed his excitement about finally being able to visit Basilan and delve into its cultural tapestry.

Hans Sy: Ultimate green warrior

Hans Sy, the 4th of the Sy-blings, as Bilyonaryo calls them, sat down with me to explain his green initiatives in the SM Group, a chat that turned into an interesting look into how he became a sustainability champion, the lessons he learnt from his father, Henry Sy Sr., and legacy-building.

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