26 Feb Trump-Kim summit: Round 1 was a big boost for ‘Brand Singapore’ [CGTN]
“Seeing the leaders of two countries meet historically for the first time and to have been able to play that role, stood Singapore in very good stead in terms of increased interest and focus on the country,” Nicholas Fang, the director of security and global affairs at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, told CGTN.
Fang believes the historic meeting changed the way the world saw the country. Prior to the summit, there was an awareness of Singapore, “but potentially not that depth of knowledge when it came to the country’s history and the country’s current role in the global environment.”
Excerpted from the full article: Trump-Kim summit: Round 1 was a big boost for ‘Brand Singapore’ [CGTN, 25 February 2019]