The survey also highlighted notable cities in South-east Asia, such as Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Manila and Jakarta.
KL also ranked higher that the Chinese cities of Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, or the Indian cities of New Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru.
Overall, Mercer evaluates local living conditions in more than 450 cities worldwide. These include a city's available recreation, housing, economic environment, consumer goods availability, public services and transport, political and social environment, natural environment, socio-cultural environment, education, and healthcare. After these cities are Hong Kong and Seoul, which rose two places from the year before from returning political stability following the arrest of its president last year. Western Europe dominates the ranking, with Luxembourg named as the safest city in the world.
The 10 cities at the bottom of the 231-city table were unchanged, with Baghdad ranked last, followed by Bangui in the Central African Republic and Yemen's capital Sanaa. The Middle East's safest cities are Dubai (73) and Abu Dhabi (73). This year, Mercer provides a separate ranking on personal safety. Gambia's progress toward a democratic political system and improved global relations and human rights meant that Banjul (179) had the most improved quality of living in Africa, but also in the world, rising six places this year.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) grilled Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan on Tuesday over the bank's financing of private prisons. Sloan said since assuming the role of chief executive, he's implemented a culture where the customer comes first.
Another eyewitness said most of the victims were walking on the overbridge on their way to the CST station when it collapsed. The civic body in return had stated that such an audit of bridges across the city are being conducted, the official said.
It could also look at Grant County International Airport in central Washington, where Boeing regularly tests aircraft. French air crash investigators have revealed a severely damaged black box from the doomed Ethiopian Airlines crash .
He has worked at Kensington Palace for just a few months and replaces Jason Knauf who becomes a special advisor to the Cambridges. This decision will ensure the smooth transition of Harry and Meghan to their new official residence later on.
It's Black Panther and in Gabon we call the national team the Panther of Gabon, so it represents me, so yeah, that's it'. Unai Emery will have Alexandre Lacazette available, after UEFA reduced his three-match ban.
Defensive end is an area of need for New England, which let Trey Flowers walk in free agency to sign with the Detroit Lions . Even though the club has moved on from some key players, the addition of Tate would seem to indicate otherwise.
There's not long to wait until we have the answers to all these questions in the grand conclusion to Marvel's 22 film series. She could also be leading a charge against Thanos with some of the characters who aren't off, possibly, in the Quantum Realm.
Last week, Goldberg broke her silence about why she's been gone for so long in a video message to fans. You think that because you've healed quick before that something insane can't happen, well, it can.
Yet Rodriguez's recent performances haven't been great and now it appears their desire to sign him on a deal has cooled. The 27-year-old is now on loan at the Bundesliga club after joining from Los Blancos in July 2017.
However, when solar storms take place on the sun's surface, they can lead to a massive surge in these particles hitting Earth. The researchers believe at least 10 billion protons per square centimeter were unleashed into the atmosphere from the event.
Facebook faces more executive departures
These two departures come on the heels of founding-executive departures at Facebook-owned Instagram and WhatsApp previous year . Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a blog post that does not plan on immediately appointing anyone to replace Cox.
Joshua, Wilder to fight Nov or Dec - Hearn
The double fight deal would lead into an undisputed heavyweight unification bout with Joshua over two fights in 2020. DAZN, who Joshua is an ambassador for, offered to broadcast Wilder's next three fights.
115 killed so far by floods in SA, Mozambique, Malawi
In Mozambique, 111 people have been injured, 18 hospitals destroyed, 938 classrooms destroyed and 9,763 students affected. Flooding has also destroyed more than 5,700 homes and impacted more than 140,000 people in the southern African country.