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Singapore Intergrated Resorts

Postby support » Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:11 pm

As part of the Singapore Integrated Resorts scheme, the government of Singapore has issued two casino licenses. On 26 May 2006, a casino license was awarded to Las Vegas Sands Inc. to build and run Singapore's first casino which is expected to cost US$3 billion and set to open sometime in 2009. They will be responsible for the Marina Bay Integrated Resort project.

The second license for the casino (Sentosa casino resort) projects has been awared to Genting International. This integrated resort will feature over 100,000 sq metres and able to house up to 52,000 people. A Universal theme park will be the main attraction here, along with hotel guest rooms, retail space, attractions and of course, a casino.
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Re: Singapore Intergrated Resorts

Postby support » Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:12 pm

Just getting the topic started... Was driving past the place today and my GF commented on how fast they were building the casinos.
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Re: Singapore Intergrated Resorts

Postby Afternoon » Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:21 pm

Marina Sands 3 towers currently topping averagely at 35 levels, 20 more floors to go. Expected to reach 55 storeys in Aug as reported without the sky garden.

Casino Complex topped 4th level and currently constructing the steel roof structure.

Seem like Marine Sands shall be on time for our X'mas party.......Go Go Go!

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from Marina Bay Duck Tours
Today morning

**Have not been to Sentosa for quite a while, anyone kind soul there ???
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Re: Singapore Intergrated Resorts

Postby support » Tue Apr 14, 2009 4:02 pm

20 more floors!? I though it was scrapping the sky already as is...
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Re: Singapore Intergrated Resorts

Postby support » Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:39 pm

http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking%2B ... 63354.html

Interesting read..

TWO reports circulating on the Internet that half of the 10,000 jobs at Sentosa's upcoming integrated resort (IR) have been set aside for foreigners have created a furore among some Singaporeans.

Two publications in the Philippines - the Manila Standard Today and the Philippine Star - on April 4 quoted the country's President Gloria Arroyo as saying she has secured 5,000 positions at the casino-resort - opening next year - for Filipinos.

She was quoted as saying she had sent a delegation to Singapore last month to explore job opportunities for Filipino nationals here, and added that Labour Secretary Marianito Roque met Resorts World at Sentosa chief executive officer Tan Hee Teck to talk about opportunities for Filipinos.

Manila Standard Today also quoted administrator Jennifer Manalili of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration as saying: 'They are expanding and there will be openings for workers for hotels, casinos and performers.'

Ms Manalili, who was part of the delegation here last month, added: 'Universal Studios will also have a theme park so they told us they want to hire Filipino talent and performers...They might come here to conduct auditions either next month or in June.'

She also told the Manila Standard Today the government will send another team here next month to 'finalise discussions and requirements for Filipino workers'.

The reaction on online forums here to the reports has been furious. Some said setting aside so many jobs for foreigners amounted to 'betrayal'. A netizen going by the nickname likedatosocan wrote on one local forum: 'I am jobless now and Singaporean. Why am I not employed? I can go low as well, I mean on salary. I speak English without accent. Why not hire me?'

Others questioned whether the service provided by the growing number of Filipino service staff here is better than that provided by Singaporeans.

When asked about the Philippine media reports, Resorts World spokesman Robin Goh would only confirm a meeting had taken place. 'The Philippine Embassy requested a meeting with Resorts World at Sentosa, which Resorts World hosted. Jobs for Filipinos were discussed during the meeting, in which Resorts World stated our commitment to hire Singaporeans first, particularly in this recession.'

He added: 'Resorts World will offer 10,000 jobs when we open, and we expect the bulk of them to go to Singaporeans.' He said the resort currently has 500 employees, of whom 80 per cent are Singaporeans and residents here. The remaining 20 per cent hail from countries like Australia, Britain, Malaysia and the United States.
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Re: Singapore Intergrated Resorts

Postby ohboy » Tue Apr 28, 2009 11:05 pm

support wrote:
The reaction on online forums here to the reports has been furious. Some said setting aside so many jobs for foreigners amounted to 'betrayal'. A netizen going by the nickname likedatosocan wrote on one local forum: 'I am jobless now and Singaporean. Why am I not employed? I can go low as well, I mean on salary. I speak English without accent. Why not hire me?'

Others questioned whether the service provided by the growing number of Filipino service staff here is better than that provided by Singaporeans.
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hehe. People who say something like the bolded words never fail to amuse me. Do they think that monotone english is GOOD? Because that's how most of us speak. That's why it's without accent=)

and I think if we were honest with ourselves, we'll all agree that the average singaporean isn't cut out to be in the service industry.
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Re: Singapore Intergrated Resorts

Postby Nicefingers » Wed Apr 29, 2009 6:08 am

Sgreans are too proud n pampered to serve others, period. Like ohboy. HEHE :evil:
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Re: Singapore Intergrated Resorts

Postby Afternoon » Mon May 25, 2009 10:14 pm

Update! Update!

A view from my window, the Marina Sands IR Hotel blocks are almost the same height as the Singapore Flyer which appro. at 45 floors. 10 more floors to go....... counting down.

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Re: Singapore Intergrated Resorts

Postby chenghao » Wed May 27, 2009 11:04 pm

important thing is got texas or not :shock:
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