26 Mar '18, 5am

Opinion: Stop comparing #HongKong with #Singapore; the two are so far apart it’s meaningless https://t.co/pfiUdbfOQn

It is said that the rivalry between Hong Kong and Singapore is one-sided; Singaporeans have been brainwashed into thinking that their city is better and therefore don’t have reason to be envious. Perhaps that’s true, given that it’s Hongkongers who seem to fret about losing out or being left behind. Whatever the case, there’s no reason whatsoever for having an inferiority complex. Hands down, Hong Kong is the place to be. I have to preface that by saying I’ve not been to Singapore for a long time; so long that I’m struggling to come up with even the year. I can say, though, that I went for a job interview there in 1987 and was offered the position, but decided against it. I told the recruiter I’d think about it and, while walking back to my hotel, gave some thought to whether I’d fit in. Nothing was out of place, all was clean and orderly and, yet, something didn’t feel qu...

Full article: http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/21388...

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