Singapore top destination in Asia for expats

HSBC survey also ranks the city-state No 2 in the world after Switzerland for expat living


JUST after Lonely Planet picked Singapore as the top tourist destination for next year, the city-state on Wednesday was cited by an HSBC survey as the best place in Asia for expatriates to live in, even amid escalating costs.

The annual bank survey also ranked Singapore second only to Switzerland in the world for expat living.

The survey captured views from about 9,300 expatriates from more than 100 countries, including 344 in Singapore. Six in 10 expats in Singapore had moved to the island...

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