Trump-Kim summit: Security preparations under way at St Regis and Shangri-La

Security cameras have been set up at The St Regis hotel (above), while over at Shangri-La Hotel (below), the entrance to its carpark has been taped off, with a sign saying it would be closed until June 15.
Security cameras have been set up at The St Regis hotel (above), while over at Shangri-La Hotel, the entrance to its carpark has been taped off, with a sign saying it would be closed until June 15.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
Security cameras have been set up at The St Regis hotel (above), while over at Shangri-La Hotel (below), the entrance to its carpark has been taped off, with a sign saying it would be closed until June 15.
Security cameras have been set up at The St Regis hotel, while over at Shangri-La Hotel (above), the entrance to its carpark has been taped off, with a sign saying it would be closed until June 15.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

Security preparations are well under way at hotels said to be involved in the upcoming summit on Tuesday between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

While neither The St Regis nor Shangri-La Hotel - heavily tipped to be playing host to Mr Kim and Mr Trump, respectively - would confirm its involvement in the summit, both appeared to be taking additional security measures when The Straits Times visited yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 08, 2018, with the headline 'Signs of security preparations at Shangri-La, St Regis'. Print Edition | Subscribe