Singapore has historically been one of the most popular worldwide expat destinations, boasting 38% of their population as expats. It's not hard to see the reasons why; salaries in Singapore are among the highest in the world, while the quality of life is also considered exceptional.
Medical services in Singapore are excellent (though expensive, making insurance essential for expats), employment prospects are exceptional and the city state is generally considered very safe. Add to this the superior education available for children and ...
Singapore is the most expensive city in the world to live in, but only if you've relocated there from abroad. That is the concession made by one of the city state's tops officials after new data suggested that it is now ranked number one for the globes most expensive cities.
According to the latest cost-of-living index by the Economisrt Intelligence Unit, the island city was ahead of 130 other cities based on an aggregate of 400 various pricing indicators. In fact, it ...
Singapore has been named as the most expensive city in the world for expats, beating 130 other metropolises to the title.
A strong currency, soaring utility bills and high costs associated with things like running a car all contributed to putting the Asian city at the top of the Economist Intelligent Unit's (EIU) list.
Singapore has taken the title from Tokyo, which was found to be the most expensive place to live in the same study a year ago.
The Japanese city is now ...