Singapore has always been the closest competitor of Hong Kong for the ‘Asia’s World City’ title. And now, a different competitor is rearing its head. Singapore received good ratings in design, architecture and innovative retail shops.
As reported by Weber Shandwick’s “Engaging Cities”, Singapore feature the importance the city has set on creating a glamorous shopping place in the centre of a massively populated residential environment.
Singapore’s challenges manifest its size, its assurance to keep its garden-city status and its strength to retain and attract talent in a progressively competitive global economy.
According to the report, the republic has to continue to invest in the ingenuity and innovation that gives helped it overcome previous issues.
The report also added, Soft power attributes come across in 16 areas, including architecture and design, standard of living, music, education and research, sustainability, and gender tolerance.
Of all the nearby cities, Singapore is recognized most for its innovative access to the environment and sustainability. Singapore is also noted as as a small, sovereign city-state, it has the opportunity to provide a consistent experience for visitors and residents alike.
The “Engaging Cities” report is depend on extensive original research which include both an interviews and multi-city survey with a wide array of experts, covering eight cities such as Hong Kong, Bangkok, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney.