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Businesses hope for boost from royal visit to Singapore

Do the royals make good brand promoters?

That's something Singapore is about to find out, with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visiting the island state as part of a tour commemorating the Queen's diamond jubilee year.

A good portion of their time here is being spent with British related business and helping promote the UK.

The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl reports.