28 Feb '17, 3am

[Mothership] Swedish man comes to S’pore for 2 years, makes 2 videos showing why we are better than them https://t.co/iZsqCck21t

[Mothership] Swedish man comes to S’pore for 2 years, makes 2 videos showing why we are better than them https://t.co/iZsqCck21t

Not long ago, there was an Irish exchange student who wrote a reflection piece on what life was like in SMU and Singapore compared to Ireland. Her piece was considered too shallow , and excessively generalised Singapore. Now, another expat, YouTube user Angmolia, chronicled his experiences in Singapore. This time however, this European responded in a different medium, and came to a completely different conclusion. He made 2 videos explaining why Singapore is, perhaps surprisingly, better than Sweden. The videos deal with market and public order respectively. The market Housing He criticised the Swedish government for implementing rent control, which severely restricted housing, leading to inordinate wait times, an average of 10 years, for flats. screenshot from YouTube Next, he recalled an experience where due to his impending move out of Singapore, he was unwilling to pur...

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