Philippine malls are much more than just places to shop
With facilities to eat, entertain and pray, and safer than streets, they are the new "cool" rendezvous for many
Fri, Jul 31, 2015 - 5:50 AM
A mass wedding taking place inside a mall in Manila. With their expanded roles as venues for Catholic mass, Zumba workouts and marriages, Philippine malls are taking on a more important role at the heart of communities.
AS she eyes the colourful ice creams on offer at a Baskin-Robbins in one of Manila's most luxurious shopping centres, Philippine teenager Jamie Gamboa admits to being an incurable mall rat - but not only for the shopping.
"It is the only place where you can just walk around...