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Tom Benner

Tom Benner

North Korea

Trump and Kim sign agreement after historic summit

Short on detail, the landmark statement includes a commitment by Kim to 'work towards complete denuclearisation'.

Trump and Kim sign agreement after historic summit

North Korea

Trump and Kim meet after months of threats and insults

US president and North Korean leader hold face-to-face talks in an unprecedented summit in Singapore.

Trump and Kim meet after months of threats and insults

North Korea

Kim-Trump meeting: More theatrics than substance?

Both the US and North Korea have real incentives to negotiate, but optics could be the priority at the Singapore summit.

Kim-Trump meeting: More theatrics than substance?

Singapore

Strict and orderly Singapore prepares for Trump-Kim summit chaos

City state known for its strict civil laws prepares for huge influx of journalists and diplomats.

Strict and orderly Singapore prepares for Trump-Kim summit chaos

Asia Pacific

Meet the young Singaporeans building bridges with North Koreans

A Singaporean non-profit wants to foster closer ties between North Koreans and the outside world.

Meet the young Singaporeans building bridges with North Koreans

Asia Pacific

Defence officials debate N Korea's commitment as summit looms

The planned June 12 Trump-Kim summit took centre stage at the Asian security conference in Singapore.

Defence officials debate N Korea's commitment as summit looms

South China Sea

Tensions escalate over South China Sea claims

At security summit, Beijing vows to ignore pending international court ruling while US steps up military patrols.

Tensions escalate over South China Sea claims

Elections

Singapore voters ask: How much change do we want?

The status quo is a central issue in Friday's election with opposition candidates saying checks and balances are needed.

Singapore voters ask: How much change do we want?

Poverty & Development

Arduous economic recovery in post-conflict East Timor

Next generation takes the reins of development to move troubled tropical paradise away from its bloody past.

Arduous economic recovery in post-conflict East Timor

War & Conflict

War of words heats up over South China Sea conflict

At Singapore summit, critics accuse China of setting a confrontational tone and undermining Asia-Pacific security.

War of words heats up over South China Sea conflict

Obituary

Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies aged 91

Lee seen as power behind nation's rise from glorified fishing village into one of the world's economic powerhouses.

Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies aged 91

Business & Economy

Southeast Asia set to become a new EU

ASEAN's single market poised to hit the scene this year, but will regional politics thwart economic prosperity?

Southeast Asia set to become a new EU