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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.

Exactly one week from today, the much-anticipated meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place in Singapore.

One of the neighbourhoods where many have high hopes for the event is Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar, known as “Little Korea”, where a significant portion of the country’s estimated 30,000 Koreans live.

 

Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Singapore on why some view the summit as an historic event.