Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Thursday, June 7.
Trump-Kim summit: Sentosa's Capella provides scenic backdrop for meeting but also security headaches
With over 50,000 tourists and local residents visiting the island on an average day, security experts say screening those entering will be a challenge.
Free online access to The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao for Trump-Kim summit; stand a chance to win a Samsung S9
Sign up at stsub.sg/tks - which will go live from Saturday - for free access to comprehensive coverage of the historic June 12 summit. Readers can also read non-summit-related exclusive stories for a limited time.
Resident sues condominium developer for negligence after e-scooter fall
Briton John Curtis, who lived at The Glyndebourne in Trevose Crescent, injured himself when the e-scooter he rode on Jan 31, 2015, hit an allegedly unmarked elevated ledge on the ground of the basement carpark.
PAP Old Guard minister Jek Yeun Thong dies, aged 87
The former labour minister, who died in his home on Sunday, played an important role in cultivating the Chinese ground for the People's Action Party.
Trump-Kim summit: Elite bodyguards likely to accompany Kim Jong Un on trip
Security around the North Korean leader is known to be ironclad, with his bodyguards - who caused a small stir jogging alongside his car at the inter-Korea summit - expected to follow him to Singapore.
Former beauty queen injured in e-scooter accident at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park
Housewife Cassandra Ho, 49, was making her way to a community garden at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park when the accident occurred. She hurt her head and face as a result.
NUS is back on top as Asia's No. 1 university
In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking, NUS climbed from its 15th position last year to 11th this year, dislodging NTU, which moved back one rank to 12th.
US-China trade war could destabilise global economy: Heng Swee Keat
Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said while serious thinkers in the US and China appreciate the potential impact and implications of a trade war, the danger is if either side makes a miscalculation.
Trump to stick with hard line on trade but unilateralism will face heat at G-7 summit
“Trump’s trying to fix this broken system," top economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on the eve of the US President's trip to Canada for the annual Group of 7 summit.
Kate Spade suffered from mental illness for years, says sister
The fashion designer's older sister Reta Saffo said her death "was not unexpected", adding that Spade suffered for years from mental illness but had refused treatment.