Singapore designates special area for Trump-Kim summit

Singapore, June 4: Singapore on Monday was preparing to demarcate a zone in the heart of the city-state as a special area ahead of the upcoming summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The official newspaper of the Singaporean government published a public order on Sunday announcing the measure, which will be effective between June 10-14 inclusive during the summit between Trump and Kim, Efe news reported. Several hotels, including Shangri-La, Hilton and Four Seasons, are located in the “special event area”, along with several malls and at least five metro stations. The special area is also expected to host potential meetings between US and North Korean representatives and “any lead-in activities and social events connected with the summit”, according to the order. (IANS)