- Celebrities like Angel Locsin, Alessanda De Rossi and K Brosas recently had posts about the Mall of Asia globe
- The iconic globe became the talk of the town due to allegations that it was stolen on Saturday night
- MOA even released a public notice stating that the mall is working with the authorities
- As of this posting, reports say that the giant globe is back on its spot
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The iconic SM Mall of Asia globe is currently making headlines due to allegations that it was stolen on Saturday night.
On its social media pages, MOA released a public notice stating that the mall is working with the authorities in probing the incident.
"With our security measures in place, rest assured that SM Mall of Asia continues to be a safe place for family and friends,” it added.
As per Manila Times, a video showing a helicopter lifting off the giant globe from its spot has also gotten viral.
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Meanwhile, some celebrities took to social media to share posts about the news.
“Ok. Sino muna yung kumuha ng globe ng MOA?” Angel Locsin posted on her Instagram Story.
“Nagising nalang ako may globe sa garden namin. So akin na to, I guess. Charot! Sana mahanap sya. Globe, nasaan ka man, sana may signal ka,” Alessanda De Rossi wrote on Twitter.
“dahil usap usapan ang MOA .. naalala ko na naman yung friend ko nung tinatayo yan, sabi nya grabe daw yung laki ng mall na pinapatayo sa asia.. para daw great mall of china! shutanginamez lol!” K Brosas tweeted.
In an update by CNN Philippnes, the area where the iconic globe is located is currently covered with tall scaffoldings and what looked like plywood. It also confirmed that the globe is still on the site. There is also a sign saying that the globe is "under maintenance".
Rappler also posted that the said globe is back.
The SM Mall of Asia in Bay City, Pasay is one of the biggest malls in the Philippines. It is owned and developed by SM Prime Holdings, the largest mall chain owner and developer in the Philippines.
A video of the moment that the iconic MOA globe was allegedly being stolen has gone viral. The video showed that an object was in the sky, which they said was allegedly the MOA globe being lifted off the ground via a helicopter.
A couple of years ago, the MOA globe lit up to pay respect for the late Henry Sy Sr. The message on the globe read: “Thank you, Tatang!”.