Singapore has what it takes to host Trump-Kim summit: Observers


Singapore's neutrality, efficiency and high degree of public order give the Republic a fair shot at facilitating the upcoming summit, as it has shown that it has what it takes to do so, say observers.
Singapore's neutrality, efficiency and high degree of public order give the Republic a fair shot at facilitating the upcoming summit, as it has shown that it has what it takes to do so, say observers.PHOTO: LIN ZHAOWEI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

If Singapore were to host the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, it will not be the first time it has made such history.

In 2015, it hosted the landmark meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and then Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 27, 2018, with the headline 'Singapore has what it takes to host Trump-Kim summit: Observers'. Print Edition | Subscribe