Asia Pacific

Singapore court convicts activist, politician over Facebook posts

Jolovan Wham and John Tan face up to three years in jail after judge finds pair guilty of contempt for their remarks.

Singapore court convicts activist, politician over Facebook posts

Asia Pacific

Myanmar's neighbours urge accountability for Rohingya violence

ASEAN foreign ministers express concern over 'man-made humanitarian disaster' in Myanmar's Rakhine, and call for probe.

Myanmar's neighbours urge accountability for Rohingya violence

Opinion

Crazy Rich Asians: The return of Sham-East Asia?

While Chu's film is celebrated as a diversity win in the West, in the East it's seen as more of the same Western gaze.

Nazry Bahrawi

by Nazry Bahrawi

Nazry Bahrawi

Privacy & Surveillance

Medical data of 1.5 million Singaporeans, including PM, stolen

Cyber attackers steal information from the database of SingHealth, the country's largest group of healthcare providers.

Medical data of 1.5 million Singaporeans, including PM, stolen

Asia Pacific

White House video shows its vision of a prosperous North Korea

The video, shown in a press conference during the summit, shows an engaged, open North Korea, after following through on denuclearisation promises.

Opinion

Kim Jong-un came out victorious from the summit

The Singapore summit has not done more than legitimise the North Korean regime.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Singapore

Trump calls meeting 'honest, direct, productive': live

Live updates: North Korean leader and US president meet at landmark summit in Singapore.

Trump-Kim Singapore summit: All the latest updates

Asia Pacific

Trump-Kim timeline: From insults to handshakes

From threatening to destroy each other's countries, to an historic meet-and-greet, the rocky relationship between US president and North Korea's leader has been one filled with fluctuations.

Asia Pacific

Final preparations under way for Trump-Kim summit

US president has said he does not have to 'prepare very much' for the two-day summit in Singapore with the North Korean leader, saying success in the meeting will be 'about attitude'.

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

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

Countdown to historic Trump-Kim summit begins

Singapore will be the venue for the high-stakes diplomacy, which may go on for several days.

Asia Pacific

Singapore summit: Discussing human rights

Some experts believe that raising the question of human rights in the first meeting might be too sensitive.

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

Singapore: The logistical challenges of the Kim-Trump summit

The high stakes nature of the event prompted plans for expanded security zones and other restrictions ahead of the leaders' arrival.