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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.

Asia Pacific

Singapore's 'Little Korea' has big hopes for Kim-Trump meeting

Some of the country's estimated 30,000 Koreans see the upcoming summit as an historic event.

Asia Pacific

Singapore abuzz with preparations for Trump-Kim summit

It was on, then off, but now that the highly anticipated meeting is confirmed for June 12 in Singapore, is the country ready?

Asia Pacific

For ASEAN, economic issues sideline rights concerns

Regional bloc accused of putting economic and security matters ahead of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

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Singapore

My grandfather, Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew

Li Shengwu, the grandson of Singapore's first PM, discusses LKY's legacy and the future of the wealthy island state.

Reporter's Notebook

Young, vulnerable and alone: Inside the maid trade

Despite an official ban and widespread condemnation, the trade of underage girls from Myanmar to Singapore continues to thrive.

101 East

Myanmar's Youngest Maids

101 East investigates the corrupt forces profiting from sending young girls from Myanmar to Singapore to work as maids.

Business & Economy

Trump blocks Qualcomm's acquisition

The takeover could 'impair the national security of the United States'.

Trump blocks Qualcomm's acquisition