Top Ten Asian Countries to Live In

The Top Ten

1 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. ...read more.

High life expectancy, low crime rate, less warfare, lower chance of al Qaeda attacking. - GreaterEmpire1

The most perfect guarantee of individual life and social welfare. Do you think other Asian countries have the same quality? Never!

Asian version of New York. But has way more sushi.

Great place

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2 South Korea South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

Korea Should be ranked on the 2nd next to Japan.

Low crime rates, great weather (four seasons), various activities to try out, beautiful mountains and scenery, great public transportations, delicious food, comfortable homes, outstanding economy, crazy nightlife, has the one of the best amusement parks, Korean people have "정" (jeong) which is a human nature for compassion and sentiment to fellow being.

One of the safest and most exciting places to live in!

Modernised central city and amazing food! Who can resist the temptation of korean food definitely not me!

I HAVE BEEN DYING TO LIVE HERE BUT I can't UNDERSTAND THE LANGUAGE

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3 Philippines Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

Many beautiful spot and hidden paradise

Nice beaches nice place nice people.. A very free coutry... All of the people here understands and speaks english.. Very good!

Philippines is the best country to move in to Asian countries since all foreigners are welcomed with high hospitality value, you will be easy able to live in with your new Filipino neighbors since we Filipinos treat everyone with respect. Filipino people are very happy, cheery, religious and contented people, we aren't materialized people but just with respect, you can get their hearts. It's also affordable to first live in the Philippines. It is also a free country. Filipino people are very proud that they are the THIRD LARGEST GROUP OF English SPEAKERS in the world after the United States and the United Kingdom so it is very applicable for foreigners who can speak English to easily adjust with the Filipino culture!

Philippines is one the best place to live in. Not just because of it's natural beauty but because of the hospitable people and very rich in traditions and culture. Here where you can experience both metropolitan and province life (Manila, Cebu, Vigan, Davao, Bagauio, Tagaytay & Beautiful nature of provinices)

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4 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world.

Full independence n freedom. High human values in several areas and... But corruption making people frustrated..

A democratic country which we can feel full freedom when compared to other countries..
Incredible India...
Proud to be an Indian!

India is currently an awful country to live in. It is filled with corruption, illegal child labour, corrupt and rich government officials, people working for an unbelievable amount of hours, like 80 hours a week, and a massive need for toilets. What the heck is the point of democracy if there are so many cons in living in India? The poverty in this country is the reason why people migrate to Western countries like Britain.

However, it has the potential to be a country similar to Western ones and will probably have a stronger economy than most western countries in the future, but at the moment has no right to be in the top tens in this list.

Because of its democracy and diversity in the world

jai hind

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5 China China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1. 388 billion . It was established in 1949. Its capital is Beijing. The other major cities are Hong Kong and Shanghai. Chinese (Mandarin) is the only ...read more.

China has Great potential in economy and political influence. From South to north, it shows very diverse culture and customs.

Xiamen is a very competitive city in living standard. Beijing is the centre of Chinese culture. Besides that, Hong Kong has wonderful shopping malls and is a financial centre in Asia-pacific. Shanghai is a growing financial city with both ancient and modern architecture.

Food is utmost. Four kinds of different styles of dishes in China could meet the requirement of different people.

China is the most powerful country in Asia because it is livable in terms of education, sports, history, economy, commerce & livelihood. The whole nation is absolutely competitive from dynasties to this modern-day history! Should be on Top 3!

The culture is so different.

Regardless China may has some rude people, but this country is getting improve.

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6 Taiwan Taiwan Republic of China was established in 1912. After the Chinese Civil War (1949), the Chinese government relocated to Taiwan. Its capital was originally Nanjing but now it's Taipei. Mandarin is the most spoken language.

Taiwan is small and the people are friendly and have smiles on their faces all the time even when they are busy and is extremely healthy and comfortable to see when you are just about to go out to work. There is absolutely no need to cook food at home because the foods are cheap outside and are heavenly delicious! Also in the morning, if you live close to a hill/mountain, you can walk up to the top and see the beautiful view just before the day starts and relax your feelings and settle your mind down, good for physical and emotional health. Crime rate is low and is very safe and relaxing to live in Taiwan, moving to Taiwan as a retirement is a good idea as things are cheap and convenient stores are everywhere and opened 24/7.

Easily better than China

I lived there for 14 years, started 4 businesses, married a Taiwanese, and now we live in Michigan and plan on moving back because we have a child and want the child to grow up in a better society than USA. America is boring, lonely and the society is disintegrating.

This should be #2. - PerfectImpulseX

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7 Singapore Singapore Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state.

An outstanding economy along with one of the cleanest environments I've seen. The crime rates there are incredibly low and last I heard, Singapore was one of the most expensive Countries in the world. Don't underestimate the Country's small size, it's pretty tough.

A beautiful country where safety and security are no concern. The standard of living too is high here. It's the perfect place for anyone and everyone!

I have been there the country is all an awesome city

Best and nothing but the best. Full marks. I mean 10 out of 10.place it to the top. Number 1.

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8 U.A.E.

One of the worst countries in the world. Too much discrimination. Natives think they're god. No exaggeration. Once all oil is gone, this country will be left with lots of mindless people. Shouldn't be on the map. Worthless crap. No offense, just my opinion and experience.

The UAE is the place where people are happy and satisfied living there and provided with all healthcare treatment, sport clubs, adorable natural features, amusement places and have the wonders of the world. Really the best place to live where you have all the comforts. - slow-motion

There are some really cool and beautiful places there.

Dubai is the new york of asia

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9 Mongolia Mongolia

Mongolia is like the Switzerland of Asia. It has amazing landscapes, and among the few countries where the horses outnumber humans. Agriculture is popular, and highly valued, and yet there are less illiterate people living in Mongolia, then there are in America. Economically this country is a great place to live in.

Beautiful landscape, the only country with wild horses

Mongolian countryside is heavenly that's no doubt, probably the last country on earth where nomads and civilised people coexist together. Summer months are amazing especially in the countryside, the view and the nature is breathtakingly beautiful. The people are kind and friendly. The capital city offers plenty of entertainment and food for every taste and likes. The night life okayish. If you like ballet and classics you won't be too disappointment in what the city offers although its nothing like London and NYC. The culture is very different to Asian cities in general. Well its central Asia after all so be prepared. While capital city has seen great development over the last 10 years the gap between rich and poor is widening at a rapid rate you can see the contrast when you get up on the zaisan hill, the ger area pretty much surrounds the whole city and the high rise expensive condos near the zaisan area. Can't get any worse than that. The winter in the city is terrible. Well ...more

Heaven on Earth.

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10 Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying the Malaysian Peninsula and part of the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rain forests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences. The sprawling capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such ...read more.

Cause when you're in any Asian country you feel relaxed peaceful well I'm a Malaysian and I don't think Malaysia is a bad place to live cause there are a lot of funny people, weird and crazy-like yet nice people well I think every countries have weird and crazy-like yet nice in their country... But Malaysia IS the BEST COUNTRY TO LIVE IN YEAH!

Malaysia will develop fast and high in future.

I'm from Mongolia. Honestly, I'm jealous with Malaysia because their country is beautiful, net, nice and civilized. This country full of excitement and natural beauty natural environment. I ever travel to Malaysia. I go to Petronas Twins Tower.. And WOW!... It's AMAZING AND FANTASTIC!... I want to travel to Malaysia again... Thanks You!

Malaysia boleh!
here is the coolest.
p.s I am from malaysia

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The Contenders

11 Hong Kong

Loves living in Hong Kong. Expensive but best quality of life. Easy transportation. Easy to do business, trade. Diversity. Arts, leisure, night life, foodie culture, sailing, hiking, what's not to love?

Excellent place easy Transportation, awesome crowd, hiking, quality restaurants

Nowhere can have a more convenient transportation system!

I loving hongkong

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12 Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia. Ruled by the Dutch for over 300 years, the country gained independence in 1945. Jakarta is the capital city, located in the island of Java. Major languages include Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian), Sundanese and Minangkabau. ...read more.

It has over than 17000 islands, the people are nice, kind, helpful, and friendly. Even though there are a lot of polluted city, but It also has some nice, beautiful yet enjoyable places

Here, you can find many cultures, foods, musics, the friendly people, traditional things, and the others you want to find.

Most of Indonesian people are kind to each other. Most of Indonesian people are assume that foreigner like an public figure, that's why they are so kind and friendly if they meet with foreigner. Indonesia also has so many beautiful nature scenery. You need a long time to visit all of tourist attraction in Indonesia because in every region/area in Indonesia has more that one destination.

Great countr!

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13 Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

Vietnam is a very lively city. Great tourism and sights! I've been there a couple of times and it always impresses me. The city, Ho Chi Minh city, is a great destination to hang out at. The nightlife there is like Los Angeles plus New York

Vietnam is always welcome. Vietnamese are friendly and always ready to help people. The cost in Vietnam is good... Hanoi to Saigon, full of ancient and modern things around. Very beautiful

Harmony with nature while living in Vietnam

Vietnam ís great and peaceful you should go to vietnam

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14 Thailand Thailand Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.

Thailand should be in the top 10, it has an amazing culture and beautiful and nice people, the Philippines is not really clean, the air and water is polluted and its culture is heavily westernized just like South korea, while Thailand isn't. (from my 3 years of living there)

Thailand should be higher on the list. It's a country with a rich history and culture, friendly people, cheap cost of living & wonderful food. Thailand has lost a little of its shine in recent years but still deserves a higher rating.

Your misfortune is someone's opportunity...although the culture is rich and customs run deep, as a foreigner you are mostly viewed as a breathing ATM. After all this the environment is breath taking. Learn the language of you can.

How is living in China better than Thailand. That makes no sense.

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15 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second ...read more.

Life in Pakistan - feel like I'm royal or something. As a citizen with the expenses (don't worry the country has reasonable prices ) it's absolute luxury.

I love pakistan "'. Because this country is the most beautiful country

Islamabad is one of the most beautiful city in the world with natural beauty of green mountains with wide roads and luxury plus high tech life style.

It's the best

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16 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region. Located at the crossroads between Eastern Europe and Western Asia it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russian Federation, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The country's capital and a largest city ...read more.

Isn't Georgia just amazing? So peaceful!

Georgia is Europe - JackLawler

17 Kuwait Kuwait

I have never visited Kuwait before since my birth but I can surely testify that Kuwait is of the best country to live in this world. ,By the my personal four year research and study about this country and from what I have heard from my friends staying there.

It has a 42% obesity rate. That's almost as fat as Americans' egos!

"The flag so stinning just looking at it

18 Nepal Nepal Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a sovereign state located in South Asia.

Friendliest country with friendliest people and rich in culture and natural beauty with 8 highest mountains and holy place where lord Buddha born..

Really nice harmless people. Very interesting country. Many places to explore. Very rich culture.

Very good Asian country among all of the Asian country

Beautiful country.. blessed by mother nature

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19 Palestine Palestine

Not so good on economy but the people are friendly

Most beautiful place in the whole world

To much Israel conflict

Very friendly people.

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20 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, officially known as the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in northern Central Asia, with a sliver of its territory west of the Ural River extending into Eastern Europe.

I've been to Kazakhstan like 4 times and this country is very nice. People are very friendly. Propbaly the best country to live in in former USSR. I am pretty sure Kazakhstan will become one of the most advanced countries very soon!

Kazakhstan is the most beautiful country in the world! In addition, the people here are very friendly, the culture is infinitely rich, it is undoubtedly the best country to live and work in!

You know the movie Borat? Well the main character is from this country. And, If you look it on a map, it's huge! - PinkFloyd87

Kazakhstan is astonishing.
The country has beautiful
it has so many places you
Could visit such as
Baiterek
Alatay
Bal Bulak
Koktebe

And other amazing places.
The food there is amazing.

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