All of you are well aware of the fact that both these cities are usually compared ! Which do you think is better?
...but then, Malaysia and all it has to offer is but a short drive awaySingapore:
More art and history.
Closer to amazing Southeast Asian beaches via cheap Air Asia flights.
Better public transportation.
Better weather 8 months of the year.
More recreational and outdoor activities.
Close to a wide range of travel destinations.
They're two cities that are both easy and difficult to compare. It all comes down to your personal preferences. On the whole I'd prefer Singapore due to the greeness and that I prefer Asian food over Middle Eastern food, but the year-round humidity of Singapore is possibly more tiresome than suffering 3-4 months of extreme heat in Dubai. Singapore is a small island state which means it's not so easy to go on last minute camping or hiking trips as you can in the UAE.