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Singapore defends Taylor Swift's exclusive Southeast Asia stop after neighbors cry foul

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Singapore is attracting fans from Southeast Asia and beyond for Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour, causing frustration among neighboring countries. The anger is directed at the Singaporean government for securing an exclusive deal with concert organizers, making Singapore the only venue in Southeast Asia where Swift is performing. Despite the criticism, Singapore’s Prime Minister defended the arrangement, stating that it was not unfriendly towards its neighbors. The performance has brought significant economic benefits to Singapore, with fans spending millions on flights, accommodation, and souvenirs. The controversy surrounding the exclusive deal with Swift continues without any comment from her team.