The para-athletes were invited by Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, Grace Fu.
The Smithsonian's 19th and latest addition to its sprawling museum and research complex is the first national museum tasked with documenting the uncomfortable truths of the country's systematic oppression of black people, while also honouring the integral role of African-American culture.
Channel NewsAsia understands the two men were related.
A new SGSecure mobile app was also launched for members of the public to receive alerts during major emergencies and to provide information to authorities.
The Tuesday shooting of Keith Lamont Scott has caused several nights of unrest in the southern US city where various residents have called for the police to hand over the footage.
Philippines Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay told the United Nations on Saturday his country's new president, Rodrigo Duterte, had an "unprecedented" mandate and the world should not interfere in his crackdown on crime.
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In 10 years, Taiwan went from a cycling desert to a cycling paradise, says CEO Tony Lo - in no small part due to Giant Bicycles' missionary work to spread the cycling culture.