Trump-Kim Singapore summit

Trump-Kim summit: Security beefed up on Sentosa, but business as usual otherwise

Media members yesterday staking out Tanglin Place, opposite The St Regis Singapore, where North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is staying.
Media members yesterday staking out Tanglin Place, opposite The St Regis Singapore, where North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is staying.ST PHOTOS: LIM YAOHUI
A journalist seeking respite from the heat yesterday outside St Regis. According to the National Environment Agency website's four-day outlook, temperatures are expected to edge close to the mid-30s over the next few days.
A journalist seeking respite from the heat yesterday outside St Regis. According to the National Environment Agency website’s four-day outlook, temperatures are expected to edge close to the mid-30s over the next few days.ST PHOTOS: LIM YAOHUI

Police on patrol, bag check tables set up, but fun seekers barely notice measures ahead of summit

Something seemed ever so subtly different about Sentosa - the "state of fun" - yesterday.

Yes, there were the usual large crowds riding the monorail in, for some sun and sea.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 12, 2018, with the headline 'Security beefed up on Sentosa, but business as usual otherwise'. Print Edition | Subscribe