Trump-Kim Singapore summit

Trump-Kim summit: Positive impact on Singapore brand likely to be big in the long term

Biggest cost item of all is expense on summit security; but restaurants, hotels and security firms cashing in

Tycoon Robert Kuok's Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore is heavily tipped to host President Donald Trump and his delegation. A restaurant poster offering a Trump-Kim Chi nasi lemak special in Singapore. From El Trumpo and Rocket Man tacos to Bromance cock
A restaurant poster offering a Trump-Kim Chi nasi lemak special in Singapore. From El Trumpo and Rocket Man tacos to Bromance cocktails, F&B outlets here are rolling out weird and wonderful creations to mark the summit. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
Tycoon Robert Kuok's Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore is heavily tipped to host President Donald Trump and his delegation. A restaurant poster offering a Trump-Kim Chi nasi lemak special in Singapore. From El Trumpo and Rocket Man tacos to Bromance cock
Tycoon Robert Kuok's Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore is heavily tipped to host President Donald Trump and his delegation. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
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Malaysia's richest man Robert Kuok does not need the business.

But business he will get at his Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore - heavily tipped to be hosting United States President Donald Trump and his delegation this week.

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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 Trump-Kim summit: Positive impact on Singapore brand likely to be big in the long term. Subscribe