Singapore: Summit City

Singapore, summit city: Your guide to everything about why the nation rocks

Singapore's high level of security is a reason the meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is being held here. But there is more to the city, such as its food, scenic spots and those cheap toaster ovens at Mustafa

The suspense, the drama, the final reveal of the location. It was on, then it was off, then it was back on. This is the Korean drama we couldn't stop talking about.

It was all nerve-racking and - we have to admit - rather exciting. But then we are dealing with two men who are masters of the public spectacle: One used to host a reality show and another sends messages in envelopes sized so that the people sitting in the cheap seats can see.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 10, 2018, with the headline 'Going beyond world peace'. Print Edition | Subscribe