Social StudiesPresented By: Ng Sheng Liang (21) Class: 3S4
Content Question About Marina Bay Sands (What we learnt from Learning Journey) How has development of MBS improved the quality of life What have we learnt
Question Explain how Marina Bay serves as a model to the principle of Governance deployed to help Singapore sustain its growth in the 21st century.
Contributions are made- The IR (Integrated Resort) A shopping mall in MBS These will attract foreigners which will then increase the population of Singapore thus increasing the economic growth of Singapore. All these contributions will lead to providing more jobs to Singaporeans- as a result, improving Singapore’s economy. Also this will attract foreign investors which would invest in Singapore, hence Singapore will earn the profit.
Global And Non-Global Shoppes Global Non-Global (Local)Adidas SingTelChanel Robinsons (has extendedGucci overseas)Tiffany&Co. Charles & Keith (has extended overseas)
How has development of MBS improvedthe quality of life? MBS created more jobs for Singapore. Makes people more financially stable. Quality of lifes improve. The staff working in MBS are all encourages to more environmentally-friendly. More healthy at work, thus working even better, taking less leaves and improving quality of life.
What have we learnt from MBS Being daring to take the risk of trying out new things is important to Singapores economy and quality of life. The IR has attracted many foreigners, which in turn gamble, thus Singapore earns profit. However, this will also attract Singaporeans to gamble which will be bad to Singapores economy if the gamblers land in debts.
Leadership is Key… The IR was proposed by PM Lee Hsien Loong. This caused a long debate by many other people of the parliament. But because PM Lee Hsien Loong was more courageous to build it as he foreseen that IR would benefit Singapore. This is an example of ‘Leadership is Key’
Anticipate Change and Stay Relevant… The IR was a huge risk, but PM Lee Hsien Loong anticipated all that and set up entry fees for Singaporeans of $100/entry. This is an example of anticipating change and staying relevant.
A Stake for everyone, Opportunities forAll The building of the IR had a long debate, hence, the parliament asked for feedbacks from the people.