BSB the 102nd most expensive for expats, says annual survey

Bandar Seri Begawan now ranks as the 102nd most expensive city for employees working abroad, out of 210 cities in Mercer’s 25th annual Cost of Living Survey 2019. Brunei’s capital city also went up four spots from 2018. Bandar Seri Begawan is also the second most expensive city in Asean after Singapore, which is the third costliest city in the world. Jakarta is ranked 105th, Phnom Penh 108th, Manila 109th, Hanoi 112th Yangon 117th, Ho Chi Minh 120th and Kuala Lumpur 141st. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin