The Advantages and Disadvantages of Living in a City

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Living in a City

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THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF LIVING IN A CITY
Have you ever thought of the advantages and disadvantages of living in cities? It may seem at first that living in cities have only good sides but further consideration shows that it also got negative sides. Frankly speaking, living in a big city has its pros and cons as well. Opinions about big cities are divided. To start with, cities provide you with a lot of facilities which are close at your door step. In Kuala Lumpur for example, thanks to widely developed public transport such as Light Rail Transit (LRT), Monorails, cabs, Rapid KL (buses) and many more, which people can easily get to their workplace, schools, shopping centers, hospitals and almost everywhere in a much cheaper price than countryside. In addition, cities always vibrant with life. There are a lot of places where you can spend time in interesting ways, having fun in pubs and clubs, visiting theatres, galleries, museum, parks and many more. If that is not enough, there are also shops on every corner of the streets, government and non-government agencies and schools that are incomparable with those in countryside. Nowadays, people migrate to cities as it promised more job resources at their disposal. In cities, people take the chances to study and work best. Graduates especially, came from suburbs or countryside to seek for well-paid jobs and to develop their career as there is many big companies and groups available there. For people who want to develop their businesses, there are larger market and potential customers around the city. It is convenient to them to make business relationships, to research market or to find business opportunities. Cities are where technologies develop and society improved in terms of society proximity, stimulation of people diversity and also cultural richness. Living in the city will have a high competitive scale as it requires people to be really capable to survive by having good knowledge, skills, visions...
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