SINGAPORE (Mar 13): Singapore has been ranked the city with the highest quality of living in Asia, according to Mercer’s 21st annual Quality of Living survey.

Following closely behind the city state are five Japanese cities of Tokyo, Kobe, Yokohama, Osaka and Nagoya, and then Hong Kong and Seoul.

Mario Ferraro, Regional Practice Leader for Mercer Global Mobility – Asia, Middle East, Africa & Turkey, says, “As part of Singapore’s Smart Nation vision, the city is continuously improving the standard of living of its residents with greater connectivity and sustainability of resources. Considering its relatively small geographic footprint and the scarcity in resources, Singapore has had to think differently to remain competitive against neighbouring emerging markets.”

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