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The Republic of Kiasu-ism

“Kiasi, Kiabor, and most importantly... Kiasu!”

Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Republic of Kiasu-ism is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Joe Everyman with a fair hand, and remarkable for its smutty television, complete lack of prisons, and complete absence of social welfare. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 30.994 billion Kiasu-langs enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The tiny government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. The average income tax rate is 4.5%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Kiasu-lang economy, worth an astonishing 11,778 trillion Peanuts a year, is quite specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Trout Farming. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 380,024 Peanuts, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Scenic mountain valleys are flooded with water as damming projects get underway, pet loving officers arrest citizens who don't give their dogs enough biscuits, posters on 'Kiasu-lang Values' advise against being proud of Kiasu-ism, and major boxing matches are held in government buildings. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Kiasu-ism's national animal is the Homo Kiasu, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Kiasu-ism is ranked 64th in the world and 1st in the South Pacific for Most Cheerful Citizens, with 97.9 Percentage Of Water Glasses Perceived Half-Full.

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Most Developed: 1stHealthiest Citizens: 2ndLongest Average Lifespans: 3rdBest Weather: 8thMost Secular: 26thLeast Corrupt Governments: 27thMost Beautiful Environments: 46thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 49thMost Cheerful Citizens: 64thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 69thSafest: 89thMost Cultured: 189thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 220thMost Inclusive: 222ndSmartest Citizens: 252ndNicest Citizens: 274thHighest Economic Output: 279thMost Scientifically Advanced: 330thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 344thHighest Disposable Incomes: 355thLargest Information Technology Sector: 358thMost Pacifist: 373rdHighest Poor Incomes: 422ndMost Stationary: 429thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 476thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 507thMost Compassionate Citizens: 572ndMost Influential: 669thLowest Crime Rates: 704thHighest Average Incomes: 882ndMost Efficient Economies: 1,717thLargest Populations: 1,849thTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 2,152ndLowest Overall Tax Burden: 2,780thLargest Governments: 2,854thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 6,236thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 8,054thTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 10,831stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 13,086thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 17,972nd
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Longest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 2nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3rd in the regionSafest: 3rd in the regionMost Secular: 3rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3rd in the regionMost Stationary: 3rd in the regionMost Cultured: 4th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 5th in the regionMost Inclusive: 6th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 8th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 9th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 9th in the regionNicest Citizens: 10th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 10th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 11th in the regionMost Pacifist: 14th in the regionLargest Populations: 15th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 17th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 21st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 21st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 21st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 22nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 25th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 52nd in the regionMost Influential: 58th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 59th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 62nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 71st in the regionTop
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Largest Governments: 82nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 161st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 243rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 339th in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 454th in the regionNudest: 514th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 515th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 665th in the region

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