Shanghai rated as one of the most livable cities for men

09:36, April 22, 2010      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

A poll by a men's Web site called Askmen.com shows that New York has overtaken Chicago as the number one most livable city for men, and Shanghai was also rated as one of the most livable cities for the first time.

Reporters learned that Askmen.com ranked 29 cities across the globe based on how good they are for men to live, work and play. The ranking system took into account factors such as the amount of annual vacation days, the ratio of men to women, the climate, the unemployment rate and the number of new restaurant openings.

New York took the top spot, with Melbourne, Tokyo, Madrid and London coming in second, third, fourth and fifth, respectively.

The editor-in-chief of Askmen.com, James Bassil, told Reuters that they ranked the best cities that a man can live in for a year. These cities include exotic locations with cultural options and job opportunities as well as entertainment, such as clubs and outdoor activities.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:王寒露)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • On Sept. 26, a resident passes by a flower terrace decorated for the coming National Day. (Xinhua/Hang Xingwei)
  • The photo, taken on Sept. 26, shows the SWAT team ready for the joint exercise. (Xinhua/Wangkai)
  • Two metro trains in Shanghai collided Tuesday afternoon, and an identified number of passengers were injured in the accident, the Shanghai-based eastday.com reported. Equipment failures were believed to have caused the crash on the Line 10 subway, Xinhua quoted local subway operator as saying.
  • An employee at a gold store in Yiwu, located in east China's Zhejiang province, shows gold jewelry on Monday.(Xinhua/Zhang Jiancheng)
  • Tourists ride camels near China's largest desert lake Hongjiannao in Yulin, north China's Shaanx Province, Sept. 24, 2011. Hongjiannao is shrinking as a result of climate change and human activities, and may vanish in a few decades. Its lake area, which measured more than 6,700 hectares in 1996, has shrunk to 4,180 hectares. Its water level is declining by 20-30 centimeters annually and its water PH value has risen to 9.0-9.42 from 7.4-7.8. (Xinhua/Liu Yu)
  • Actors perform royal dance at the Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul, Sept. 27, 2011. A ceremony commemorating the 38th South Korea Sightseeing Day was held in Gyeongbok Palace on Tuesday. (Xinhua/He Lulu)
Hot Forum Discussion