Singapore's security, buzz in the city and media arrangements get the thumbs-up

Security personnel on guard near the Shangri-La Hotel, where US President Donald Trump and his delegation will be staying, on June 10, 2018.
Security personnel on guard near the Shangri-La Hotel, where US President Donald Trump and his delegation will be staying, on June 10, 2018.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

SINGAPORE - Security in Singapore in the lead-up to the United States-North Korea summit on Tuesday (June 12) caught the eye of global media, as did the buzz in the city state and the sumptuous spread for journalists covering the historic meet.

Much of the attention was on the deportation of two South Korean reporters from the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) News, who had trespassed into the home of the North Korean ambassador to the Republic, and the city's security cordons.

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