S'poreans work the most hours

S'poreans work the most hours

Singaporeans work the longest hours in the world, reported Nanyang Siang Pau on a study by Taiwan's China Times newspaper. They worked an average of 2,402.4 hours a year, higher than Taiwan's 2,140.8 hours.

Workers in East Asian countries seemed to work longer hours than their Western counterparts, from between 2,090 and 2,402 hours in Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong.

Those in Japan worked 1,745.2 hours, while those in the United States, Canada and Britain worked between 1,654 and 1,790 hours.

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