Trump-Kim summit: Will the leaders get their own orchids?

The Dendrobium Barack and Michelle Obama was presented to the former US president and his wife during PM Lee Hsien Loong's visit to the White House in August 2016.
The Dendrobium Barack and Michelle Obama was presented to the former US president and his wife during PM Lee Hsien Loong's visit to the White House in August 2016.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Perhaps any flowering of peace in the historic meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un here next week could be marked with a key feature of Singapore diplomacy - the naming of an orchid after them.

Though the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has not confirmed any event to name orchids after the two leaders, such a gesture would not be inconceivable, as other luminaries often have blooms named for them.

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