Singapore now Asia's priciest city as inflation adds to Omicron fears

The new report puts Singapore up two places to joint second with Paris. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Singapore is the most expensive Asian city to live in, with supply chain disruptions and rising fuel costs driving inflation to its highest level in years, noted a report on Wednesday (Dec 1).

The new report from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) puts Singapore up two places in its index to joint second with Paris. The top spot is now occupied by Tel Aviv, which dislodged Hong Kong to become the most expensive city in the world.

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