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Encyclopedia > Glorietta
A shot of the central atrium area during an electronics event.
A shot of the central atrium area during an electronics event.

Glorietta is a large shopping mall in the Ayala Center in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Image File history File links Merge-arrow. ... The Greenbelt complex Ayala Center is the trademark given to the branch of the Philippine-owned Ayala Corporation dedicated to shopping complexes. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 750 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 1024 pixel, file size: 201 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Shot of the central atrium during an electronics show day. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 750 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 1024 pixel, file size: 201 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Shot of the central atrium during an electronics show day. ... The Greenbelt complex Ayala Center is the trademark given to the branch of the Philippine-owned Ayala Corporation dedicated to shopping complexes. ... Nickname: Motto: Makati, Mahalin Natin, Atin Ito (literally, Makati, We Love It, This Is Ours) Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Makati City Coordinates: 14° 33 N, 121°02, E Country Region Province none (It is formerly on Rizal province from its foundation until 1975) Districts 1st and... Metropolitan Manila (Filipino: Kalakhang Maynila) or the National Capital Region (NCR) (Filipino: Pambansang Punong Rehiyon) is the greater metropolitan area of the city of Manila, the national capital and largest city in the Philippines. ...


It is divided into four sections (named Glorietta 1-4) and contains many shops and restaurants, as well as cinema screens, a gym, arcades and a large central atrium often used to stage special events. It has an activity center, located at the heart of the mall.


It is also integrated between Greenbelt (Philippines), SM Makati, Rustan's Makati and The Landmark, a department store.

Contents

List of Shops and services

Incidents

On October 19, 2007, an explosion took place in Glorietta 2 in Makati City, killing eleven persons and injuring hundred others. Initially the authorities thought of it as an LPG explosion in a restaurant, but later they are eyeing on the cause of the explosion as a C4 bomb.[1][2] The explosion ripped off much of Glorietta 2's main lobby and nearby vehicles. An explosion ripped through the Glorietta 2 section of the Glorietta shopping complex on 19 October 2007 at around 1:25 PM PST. Initial reports say the explosion originated from an LPG tank explosion in an in-mall restaurant. ... Preparing C-4 explosive C-4 or Composition C-4 is a common variety of military plastic explosive. ...


Two days later, at noontime, a fire broke out in the kitchen of one of the restaurants in Glorietta 4. It was put out by firemen an hour later. [3] The authorities assured that this has no connection to the earlier Glorietta blast.


On July 27, 2003, Magdalo soldiers led by Lt. Antonio Trillanes held a siege in the Oakwood towers in Makati City. Glorietta, where Oakwood towers stood, was also closed during the siege. The Oakwood Mutiny was a mutiny that occurred in the Philippines on July 27, 2003. ... Antonio Fuentes Trillanes IV (born August 06, 1971) - is a Philippine military and political figure. ...


On May 17, 2000, thirteen people were injured in an explosion at Glorietta. Police said the blast originated from a comfort room of a restaurant and affected a nearby video game arcade (Timezone). Two rival "hip-hop" gangs were seen fighting near the restaurant shortly before the blast occurred.[4] Timezone is a chain of video arcades owned by Australian company Leisure and Allied Industries, with arcade locations in Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Indonesia, Singapore and the Philippines. ...


References

  1. ^ Inquirer.Net, Military explosives may have been used in bomb blast--police
  2. ^ GMANews.tv, C-4 bomb component used in Glorietta blast - PNP chemist
  3. ^ GMANews.tv, Fire guts Glorietta 4 restaurant in Makati City
  4. ^ GMANews.tv, GMA News Research: A record of mall explosions in RP

See Also

  • 2007 Glorietta bombing

An explosion ripped through the Glorietta 2 section of the Glorietta shopping complex on 19 October 2007 at around 1:25 PM PST. Initial reports say the explosion originated from an LPG tank explosion in an in-mall restaurant. ...

External links

  • Ayala Malls - Glorietta

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