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Understanding UK's strange Singapore envy

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Global corporations have chosen Singapore and London as operations bases where the language is more familiar and the rules more amenable than in other countries in those regions.

A PRO-BREXIT argument that always makes me giggle a little is that leaving the European Union (EU) will allow the UK to become the new Singapore. That's right - the land of hope and glory, home to the world's fifth-largest economy, wants to emulate its steamy little former colony, population 5.4...

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