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Hunt for Trump-Kim Venue Leads to Old Singapore Pirate Hangout

  • Hosting Trump and Kim a security headache for Singapore
  • Thousands of journalists have registered to attend the summit
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Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle reports on the Trump ministration’s stance on North Korea.(Source: Bloomberg)

Of all Singapore’s big hotels, only one shows all its rooms and restaurants are blocked out for the week surrounding June 12, when U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are due to meet in the city.

The booking crunch at the Capella, which sits in the middle of 30 acres of lawns and rainforest on the resort island of Sentosa, just south of the city, is among a handful of overt signs that Singapore is preparing for one of the most controversial summits since the end of the Cold War.