Mandaluyong City, the Shopping Mall Capital of the Philippines
Mandaluyong City, famously known as the "Shopping Mall Capital of the Philippines", also known as "Tiger City of the Philippines" and "Metro Manila's Heart". Among the many attractions of the city is the western half of the Ortigas Center, a major center of business and commerce in the metropolis whose eastern half is in Pasig City. Found within the city's portion is the main headquarters of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Banco de Oro, and San Miguel Corporation (Southeast Asia's largest food and beverage company. One of the most prominent pharmaceutical laboratories and factories, UNILAB, is located here. Within the city, Shangri-La Place is located. It is a residential and entertainment district owned by the Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts. SM Megamall (one of the biggest shopping malls and the premier mall of the largest mall chain in Asia) and the Podium (an upscale retail arm of the SM Malls) is located.