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Capella hotel Singapore

The Capella resort is located on a former colonial outpost whose name means peace and tranquility

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Monday, June 11, 2018 – 11:09am

Tomorrow, the Capella hotel on Sentosa Island, off the coast of Singapore, will play host to a historic meeting between US president Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

Why Sentosa?

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After speculation about locations from Mongolia to the DMZ, earlier this month it was announced that the milestone summit will take place on Sentosa, a small resort island off the southern tip of Singapore, connected to the mainland by a road bridge.

Sentosa’s geography is likely to have played a part in its selection as the meeting point for the two leaders, providing isolation from the outside world and a natural barrier to any unwanted interlopers.

The choice of location also has a symbolic significance – Sentosa means “peace and tranquility” in the Malay language, CNN reports.

Where will they meet?

Tomorrow morning, Trump and Kim will leave their respective hotels …read more

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