04 Feb '12, 6am

S'pore ranks 3rd for ideal home among expats

Singapore has been ranked the third most ideal place to live in, due to its quality of life and career opportunities, according to HSBC 's Expat Explorer survey. More than 3,000 expatriates from over 100 countries rated locations on a range of criteria, from food to accommodation, healthcare, transportation and work. Nine percent of the respondents believe that Singapore combines the best of both worlds, highlighting its prime job opportunities along with good quality of life. Meanwhile, Australia took top spot, with 10 percent of respondents preferring to live and work in the country, famous for its sun-drenched beaches and solid economy. "The report suggests expats are putting lifestyle and well-being ahead of money and Australia wins hands down on this front," said Graham Heunis , Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management at HSBC Bank Australia. With only a slight di...

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