Robinsons Galleria closed for 2 days
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - Robinsons Galleria in Ortigas will be closed today (October 30) and Thursday, as clean up operations begin after the shopping mall was hit by a fire on Tuesday evening.
Robinsons Galleria will reopen at 12 noon on November 1.
A fire hit the 3rd floor of the mall late Tuesday. Initial reports indicate that the fire started from the mall's toys and clothes section.
Meanwhile, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said consular services in DFA NCR-Central, which is located inside Robinsons Galleria, are temporarily suspended today.
"The DFA, in cooperation with the management of Robinsons Galleria, is now taking appropriate measures so that DFA NCR-Central resumes operations in the soonest possible time," the DFA said in a statement.
All passport applicants who have scheduled appointments at DFA NCR-Central have the option to proceed and apply for passports either at:
1) DFA NCR-East (located at 7/F SM Megamall Building C, Edsa cor. J. Vargas Avenue, Mandaluyong City); or
2) DFA Aseana (Bradco corner Macapagal Boulevard, Paranaque City)
Applicants need only to show proof of appointment scheduled today to be accommodated at the consular offices above.
The DFA said release of passport in DFA NCR-Central is temporarily suspended until further notice.