Singapore is for me the only positive legacy of this dead British Empire. Yes, yes, all the human rights hippies constantly lamenting about the restrictive rules. But ironically, it is precisely these rules which received this multi-ethnic balance stable.
When I hear something like Dubai will be one day something like Singapore, then this desire is something similar to a mirage ... There are light years between, and I'm not just talking about Singapore's, one of the worlds most advanced, educational systems, which is open to everyone. Dubai is not even close to such standard's, due to its mix of religious and cultural configuration, it can't become something like Singapore.