According to the just released World Happiness Report 2017 produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative launched by the United Nations in 2012, Malaysia ranks 42nd out of 155 countries - an improvement of 14 places from the last report in 2013 where we were 56th happiest out of 156 countries.
Singapore (26th), Thailand (32nd) and Taiwan (33rd) are happier than us.
Next happiest Asian country is Japan at 51st. Others from Asia include Hong Kong (71st), Philippines (72nd), China (79th), Indonesia (81st), Vietnam (94th) and India (122nd).
If you are an RBA, an opposition leader or your name is Mahathir and you are unhappy about this report, please do not complain to me.
Please send your complaint to the UN at:
United Nations Headquarters,
405 East 42nd Street,
New York, NY, 10017, USA.
Tel: (+ 1) (212) 963-9999