Senior Fellow at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore, Malcolm Cook said, " Capella being on Sentosa, a resort Island, makes it easier to cut off without disrupting the rest of Singapore.
In April, South Korean adviser Chung-in Moon was even more specific, saying North Korea might be interested in welcoming a McDonald's if tensions between the US and North Korea ease, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Asked about the contents of Kim's letter, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders declined to "get into the specifics of the letter" but added "we feel like things are continuing to move forward and good progress has been made".
Singapore has diplomatic ties with both the USA and North Korea.
"We are actively preparing for the June 12 summit between the President and the North Korean leader".
Singapore has diplomatic ties with both the United States and North Korea.
White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders made the announcement during a regular press briefing, adding that significant progress had been made in discussions between US representative and their North Korean counterparts.
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"I think that if I were Bill Clinton , I would not see that as a 'Yes, I'm getting an invite, '" Tur commented. But you know, she's living in a different context.
There was no immediate response from the North Koreans to his comments.
"We said we're not going to have a summit under those circumstances".
"We're not paying for their expenses", she said.
North Korea is believed to favour a phased denuclearisation, where economic benefits will come into effect alongside a rolling back of its nuclear programme.
Singapore's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that Balakrishnan will meet with Kim Yong Nam, president of the country's parliament, long serving as its ceremonial head of state, and his counterpart Ri Yong Ho.
Kim Yong Chol, a top aide of Kim handed over to Trump a letter from the North Korean leader. "I think that's something people should be very aware of".
"I don't want to sit here and say, 'I did this".