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Salaries are expected to rise 3. The stock market continues to close at record highs.
The business climate is favourable, as the country is ranked among the top 20 countries in the World Bank's Doing Business report (17th out of countries). In , the Investment Promotion Agency announced a five-year strategy to create 80, jobs through FDI, which would increase by 40%. Source: World Bank: Ease of doing business Doing business in China. China is the great economic success story of the past 30 years. It’s now the world’s largest economy and a huge and. Nov 16, · News, email and search are just the beginning. Discover more every day. Find your yodel.
Singaporeans have all the reasons to be happy. The Institute of Mental Health revealed that there was a 20 percent increase in cases of major depressive disorder between and Singapore is known for its stable economy, world-class infrastructure, excellent housing, education and healthcare systems that many countries envy.
It is higher than any country occupying the top 25 spots of the World Happiness Index. We are fortunate to own the roof over our head. However, to look at it from another angle: We are spending decades of our working life to toil for the banks who are the real owners of our home. Banks are also the first one to get paid when we receive our salaries.
But we must worry about interest rate hikes, a weak economy and high employment rate. We also must plan for retirement and cash out from our homes when we grow old. Along the way, we fear and worry that something might go wrong.
We see people around us facing difficulties in life and we are afraid that we might be the next one — unemployed, failed business, investment loss, terminal illness, etc.
It is the constant state of anxiety that takes happiness away from us.
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Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, but it always robs today of its joy! Do we have the freedom to choose what we really want to do in life?
To tell our wife and kids that we are quitting our day job tomorrow to follow our dreams, build a start-up, travel round the world, and let them take care of the outstanding mortgage? The more we have, the more we fear losing it. The uncertainties simply freak us out. The pressure to keep up with the Joneses Many Singaporeans believe they have no choice but to work hard to keep pace with the accepted standard of living.
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According to the World Happiness Report published last year, unemployment, diminished social safety nets, and a rise in material aspirations are reasons for the decline.
On the other hand, social and institutional factors (having someone to count on in difficult times, donating, trust in government and business, freedom to make life.