Of the 132 cities surveyed, only nine cities present the worst-case scenario in which most aspects of living quality are severely restricted, reflecting general improvements on a global scale in areas such as education, health care and infrastructure. Four of these are in Asia, mainly South Asia.
Although the authorities here reject the Economists article, some things could be better. Like the waste in the street and the culture. And - that seems to be very important for an Economist raking - PARKS!!!!