Stress-induced illnesses are often attributed to overwork. Photo: Shutterstock

Why do Singapore, Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur work so hard?

  • Workers in the three Asian cities spend longer in the office, take fewer holidays and have some of the worst work-life balance in the world
  • This workaholic culture sits in stark contrast to cities in Northern Europe, where vacations are long and the average working week is much shorter
Topic |   Health and wellness

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Stress-induced illnesses are often attributed to overwork. Photo: Shutterstock
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