Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong: has welcomed US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meeting as “a significant step on the path to peace”. Photograph: Ritchie B Tongo

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Asean leaders in Manila: Najib Razak (Malaysia), Aung San Suu Kyi (Myanmar), Prayuth Chan-ocha (Thailand), Nguyen Xuan Phuc (Vietnam), Rodrigo Duterte (Philippines), Lee Hsien Loong (Singapore), Hassanal Bolkiah (Brunei Darussalam), Hun Sen (Cambodia), Joko Widodo (Indonesia) and Thongloun Sisoulith (Laos). Photograph: Mark Crisanto/Reuters

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Bouquets of flowers and messages in memory of the victims from an earthquake on Malaysia’s Mount Kinabalu on a table at the Tanjong Katong Primary School in Singapore on June 7th, 2015. Photograph: Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images

Malaysian authorities said on Sunday 16 bodies had been recovered from the country’s highest peak Mount Kinabalu after a magnitude 6 earthquake caused(...)

People pay their last respect to the body of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew lying in state at Parliament House in Singapore. Photograph: Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images.

Thousands of Singaporeans queued on Wednesday to pay their last respects to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who lay in state at Parliament Hous(...)

Paying tribute at a Singapore community club yesterday following the death of Lee Kuan Yew. Photograph: Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images

Tributes were paid by world leaders yesterday to Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, who led the city state for more than three decades, follo(...)

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