Trump-Kim summit: Clearing up some myths and misconceptions about Singapore


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's motorcade arriving at the Istana on June 10, 2018.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's motorcade arriving at the Istana on June 10, 2018.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

As more than 2,500 journalists descend on Singapore to report on the historic summit between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, some things may get lost in translation. Here are some common misconceptions:

When Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Istana on Sunday (June 10), some foreign media referred to the national monument as "Istana Palace" or as the official residence of the Prime Minister.

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