OPINION: Keeping the poor away from Gardens by the Bay:

OPINION: Keeping the poor away from Gardens by the Bay:

Yahoo! News Singapore, 14 Jul 2012 You see, non-Singaporeans are charged $28 to look at the results of hoarding 225,000 species of leaves and branches from around the world that are perennially held hostage in the opulent glass houses known as domed conservatories. Singaporeans, on the other hand, only need to pay $20 to look at these same kind of things that grow slowly and silently out of the soil rather purposelessly. But most importantly, setting a high admission cost will help keep poor people out. Certainly, you wouldn't want them around when the entire set piece is a tourist attraction and Singapore needs to put its best foot forward. Full story Related: Gardens by the Bay not an easy decision: PM - Eco-Business.com

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