Summit Snippets: Auspicious colour for Kim at St Regis lobby

ST PHOTO: RACHEL AU-YONG

Should North Korean leader Kim Jong Un be staying at the St Regis, he will be greeted by an elegant arrangement of red lace leaves (above) in the lobby - an "auspicious colour", said the florist behind the arrangement yesterday.

As they have been for most of this week, the hotels believed to be hosting the leaders of the United States and North Korea were a hive of activity. At the Shangri-La off Orchard Road, which may be expecting US President Donald Trump, a group of 30 athletic men made multiple rounds around the exclusive Valley Wing.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 09, 2018, with the headline 'Summit Snippets'. Print Edition | Subscribe