Tag: US-DPRK Summit

How Kim Has Played Trump

ATLANTA – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is eager to hold a second summit with US President Donald Trump. Since their first meeting in Singapore in June, Kim has consistently outmaneuvered his counterpart. Trump may still fancy himself a world-class dealmaker, but the truth is that Kim –...

Singapore using mini USB fans to hack summit journalists’ data?

The 3000 or so journalists who provided media coverage for the Trump-Kim summit were cautioned by netizens not to plug in the USB mini fan they received into their computers. They said that the fans could be used to hack into computers they were...

Tan Cheng Bock on the Trump-Kim summit; netizens do not express hope with him

With the Trump-Kim summit having just ended, Dr Tan Cheng Bock offered his closing remarks on Facebook yesterday. In it, he expressed hope for the two nations and wished for peace. He wrote, “A HISTORICAL SUMMIT - The Singapore Summit was historical. Both President Trump and...

Goh Meng Seng calls out ministers for keeping mobile phones out during lunch with Trump

In a much shared and commented on Facebook post, Secretary-General of the People's Power Party Goh Meng Seng chided Singapore’s ministers for their “impudence” at the working lunch hosted by Prime Minister Lee. Hsieng Loong for US President Donald Trump. Mr. Goh posted a photo...

STB: Keep your office lights on every night of the summit to “showcase the brilliance of our city skyline”

In an attempt to showcase our best side for the historical United States – Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (US-DPRK) Summit, the Singapore Tourism Board has reportedly sent out a memo to the tenants of the Income@Raffles building, asking them to leave their lights...

It’s a government initiative, not a people’s movement – let’s not get carried away by one summit

Let Singapore be a good host for the Trump-Kim summit. Let’s give peace a chance. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Fresh from his return from North Korean capital Pyongyang, Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan declared that he was “very impressed” with the country. “Clearly,...

Man outside St. Regis shouts at police about unnecessary $20 million cost for Trump-Kim summit

Earlier this afternoon, a video was circulating on social media and Whatsapp messenger of a man raving outside Tanglin Shopping Centre beside the St. Regis hotel. At what seemed to be a diversion of pedestrian traffic, the elderly man took the opportunity to lash out...

US President Trump has early birthday celebrations and lunch at the Istana with PM Lee

On Monday, June 11, one day before the historic summit meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, the US President was received by Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who then hosted him and members of the US...

Area around Shangri-La Hotel cordoned off as ‘special event area’ for Trump-Kim summit

According to an order in the Governement Gazette, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Pang Kin Keong has said that the area around Shangri-La Hotel Singapore has been designated as a special event area. This is in lieu of the summit to take place on 12...

Vivian Balakrishnan & Mike Pompeo talk, ahead of US & North Korea Summit held here

Yesterday, Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan spoke to the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Acording to the statement released by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA), the call was to congratulate Pompeo on his new appointment as well as for the two...