Lived in Singapore for 8 months in 2011/2012.
If you define Cyberpunk as "High tech, Low life" then its the definitive real life example to look to.
In the nice apartment i lived in the pantry doubled up as a bomb shelter in case China ever decided to invade.
Every year they have a national parade that gave me North Korea vibes, and if you are not Singaporean then you need to stay at home unless you like paying a fine.
Walking along the main commercial high street with JP Morgan employees in suits sweating in the 80% humidity is directly contrasted with the Malaysian wet market just a few blocks over.
Ultra clean streets that if looked at too closely reveal working girls entering dodgy abodes with secret door knocks, or the various bars that for some reason have blacked out windows and doors.
Even the pristine shopping malls become a shady place at night, skateboarders can't skate outside so they do it in the empty halls of these malls, or if you know where to go you can visit what i was told was called the "Four Floors of Whores", i think you can figure out the rest.
And don't forget if you feel like voicing your opinions on how the PAP run things then you better make sure you only do it at the Speakers corner, unless you want a defamation case levied against you.
Also no porn allowed, no drugs allowed and depending on where you are from, no jobs either.
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