Serious question regarding PING while online gaming?

I see alot of people saying bandwith or the speed of internet does not have any effect the ping So, can someone explain me why 1) Korea - USA (6563miles) - 150ms ping 2) Nepal - Singapore (2275miles) - 110ms ping Both the servers located on USA and SINGAPORE are of same quality. So, if its not the speed of... show more I see alot of people saying bandwith or the speed of internet does not have any effect the ping
So, can someone explain me why
1) Korea - USA (6563miles) - 150ms ping
2) Nepal - Singapore (2275miles) - 110ms ping
Both the servers located on USA and SINGAPORE are of same quality.
So, if its not the speed of internet, what exactly is it thats causing so much increase in ping.
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