Does Crazy Rich Asians showcase the real Singapore? Our expert investigates

By On September 04, 2018

Does Crazy Rich Asians showcase the real Singapore? Our expert investigates

Singapore is said to be home to one in 25 of Asia’s richest people. And in data published by the International Monetary Fund earlier this year, the Little Red Dot was ranked the fourth richest nation in the world, with a GDP per capita of US$98,014 (£76,134), trailing behind only Qatar, Macau and Luxembourg. The UK’s figure is $39,899 (£31,105).

How apt then that the city-state provided much of the backdrop for the latest blockbuster all-Asian and Asian-American cast film, Crazy Rich Asians, which hauled in a staggering US$60 million (£46.6m) during its second week of global debut, and looks set to be a continuing success.

But is this Singapore Tourism Board-backed production by Singapore-born...

Source: Google News Sing apore | Netizen 24 Singapore

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