MBS Social StudiesProject Done By: Cheryl (2), 3S2
About Marina Bay Sands An integrated resort fronting Marina Bay in Singapore. Developed by Las Vegas Sands Billed as the world’s most expensive standalone casino property at $8 billion including the cost of prime land. MBS includes The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands mall, a museum, 2 large theatres, seven ‘celebrity chef’ restaurants, 2 floating Crystal Pavilions, an ice skating rink and the world’s largest atrium casino Topped by a 340m-long SkyPark ( opened on 24 June 2010 ) and a 150m infinity swimming pool Officially opened on 23 June 2010
Past & Present of Marina Bay Past Present In 1970s, land Marina Bay Sands, Art & reclamation carried out Science Museum and at Marina Bay, forming Marina Barrage were today’s Marina Centre & built. Marina South areas In the reclamation Popular tourist attraction process, Telok Ayer Basin was removed from the map, while the Singapore Rivers mouth now flows into the bay instead of directly into the sea.
How did MBS benefited the growth of Singapore? It has helped to boost Singapore’s economy MBS is a popular tourist attraction because mainly the casino They come to Singapore to shop and gamble, contributing to Singapore’s economy
Some of the places thathas attracted touriststo mbs Art Science Museum Casino
Good Governance :Leadership Is KeyWays to manage gambling addiction problems afterthe opening of casino- Gambling Addiction o Opening of casino without the levy Anybody can go in Gamble for the first time Gamble again Keep gambling and losing money Become addicted with broken families
Good Governance: Leadership Is Key- Method: Casino Control Act A resident who wants to enter the casino must pay a levy of $100 Singaporeans have raised gambling issues and so the government took their concerns into consideration came out with this levy to prevent Singaporeans from becoming addicted to gambling A good leader listens to his people and then acts accordingly.
Good Governance : Anticipate Change And Stay Relevant The government were able to foresee the developments based on current trends like the casino which is bringing up the economy in other countries. So they built the casino. They also take active steps to cope with addiction to gambling by making residents pay $100 for entrance fee to the casino. This is to reduce the number of gambling addicts.
Good Governance: Reward for Work and Work for Reward Reward workers with benefits at MBS
Good Governance: A Stake for Everyone, Opportunities for All By building MBS, more variety of jobs are available. Since MBS is a world of first-class accommodations, dining and entertainment, only the best and with potential workers can work here to provide excellent service. The government also gives opportunities to everybody to have a say about MBS for example the addiction to gambling.
Good Governance: A StakeforEveryone, Opportunitiesfor All