Singapore declares 'special event area' for Trump-Kim summit

Singapore declares 'special event area' for Trump-Kim summit
PHOTO: The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Singapore has designated its central region as a “special event area” from June 10 to 14, for the planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the government said on Monday.

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The area incorporating the districts of Tanglin, Newton and Orchard is where the foreign ministry, the U.S. embassy, and several large hotels are located, including the Shangri-La hotel, mentioned as a possible venue for the June 12 summit.

The announcement was made in the government’s online gazette.

Photo: Ministry of Home Affairs

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