Content Question Principles of Governance Anticipate Change and Stay Relevant A Stake for Everyone, Opportunities for All
Question Explain how Marina Bay serves as a model to the Principles of Governance deployed to help Singapore sustain its growth in the 21st century.
Principles of Governance Anticipate Change and Stay Relevant A Stake for Everyone, Opportunities for All
Anticipate Change and Stay Relevant The decisions made by the government need to be forward-looking. NEWater and desalination were explored as means to reduce reliance on water imported from Malaysia, which has been a source of friction over the years and it treats wastewater (sewage) that has been purified using dual-membrane (via micro filtration and reverse osmosis) and ultraviolet technologies, in addition to conventional water treatment processes.
Anticipate change and stay relevant Integrated Resort To capture the growing Market, Singapore’s government decided to build two Integrated Resorts at Marina Bay and Sentosa. Singapores "integrated resorts" also offer theme parks, high-end shopping, hotels and convention halls and casinos. To date, casino licenses have been awarded to Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa. These are the first casinos in the country and both have begun operation since early 2010.12. Resorts World Sentosa was the first of the two integrated resorts in Singapore to begin operating in January 2010 while Marina Bay Sand began its operations in April 2010.
A Stake for Everyone, Opportunities for All Having a say in decision-making develops in people a greater sense of belonging to the country. Singapore’s government consulted the people on the issue of having a casino as a part of an Integrated Resort. Many people were against it as gambling may lead to an increase in divorce rates, breakup of families, etc. Thus the government made changes such as Singaporeans needs to pay $100 for the entry of casino.
How does MBS contribute to the growthof Singapore? Tourisms Increase employment Attract foreign talent/investors