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Understanding UK's strange Singapore envy

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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