Thursday, June 18, 2009

Asia's Top Cities

Penang and Kuala Lumpur been ranked among top 10 cities in Asia by a leading Asia magazine Asiaweek. Other 2 of the Southeast Asia or ASEAN cities also among the list. Kuching has raise it ranked from number 21 to 11. Tokyo take the first place from Fukuoka while Singapore fall from 3 to 4. These cities are judged by several indicators such as transportation, average income, percentage of population with piped water, GDP growth, unemployment rate, ratio of housing price per income, average life expentancy, annual urban inflation rate and vehicle per kilometre per city road.

Below are full list of Asia's Top Cities:

Source from: http://www.asiaweek.com/asiaweek/asiacities/topten.html

1. Tokyo, JAPAN
2. Fukuoka, JAPAN
3. Osaka, JAPAN
4. Singapore
5. Taipei, TAIWAN
6. Georgetown (Penang), MALAYSIA
7. Hong Kong SAR, CHINA
8. Bandar Seri Begawan, BRUNEI
9. Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
10. Beijing, CHINA
11. Kuching, MALAYSIA
12. Macau, CHINA
13. Shanghai, CHINA
14. Cebu City, PHILIPPINE
15. Kaohsiung, TAIWAN
16. Metro Manila, PHILIPPINE
17. Pusan, SOUTH KOREA
18. Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
19. Davao City, PHILIPPINE
20. Chiang Mai, THAILAND

21. Guangzhou, CHINA
22. Hanoi, VIETNAM
23. Ho Chi Minh, VIETNAM
24. Colombo, SRI LANKA
25. Islamabad, PAKISTAN
26. Bangkok, THAILAND
27. Bangalore, INDIA
28. Kathmandu, NEPAL
29. Chongqing, CHINA
30. Yangon, BURMA
31. Chittagong, BANGLADESH
32. Delhi, INDIA
33. Dhaka, BANGLADESH
34. Karachi, PAKISTAN
35. Jakarta, INDONESIA
36. Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA
37. Bombay, INDIA
38. Bandung, INDONESIA
39. Surabaya, INDONESIA
40. Vientiane, LAOS

1 comment:

  1. in the top 20 list, there are 3 malaysian citiies. Quite proud. :D

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