Trump-Kim Singapore summit

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

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

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

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 'Positive impact on S'pore brand likely to be big in the long term'. Print Edition | Subscribe