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Budget Statement to be delivered on Feb 21 at 3.30pm

The Budget Speech will be broadcast ''live'' over Channel NewsAsia, with Chinese translation on dual sound mode and over the radio on 938Live.

SINGAPORE: The FY2014 Budget Statement will be delivered by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Friday, 21 February, at 3.30pm in Parliament, the Ministry of Finance announced on Wednesday.

The Budget Speech will be broadcast ''live'' over Channel NewsAsia, with Chinese translation on dual sound mode, and over the radio on 938Live.

A ''live'' webcast of the Speech will also be available on the Singapore Budget website, channelnewsasia.com and via Toggle, an interactive content repository by MediaCorp.

Updates on the Budget Speech will be posted on the MOF Facebook page and the MOF Twitter account.

To receive all Budget-related tweets, the public may use the hashtag #SGBudget.

In addition, they can also visit the Gov.sg homepage for updates, or download the SG Budget 2014 mobile application, available on both the Apple and Android platforms, after 18 February, for "live" streaming of the Speech and updates.

To receive the Budget Statement via email after it has been delivered, the public may visit the Singapore Budget website and subscribe to the Budget Statement mailing list.

This free service will be available for subscription until 7.30pm on 20 February.

Following the delivery of the FY2014 Budget Statement on 21 February, the public can submit their views on the Budget initiatives through any of these feedback channels:

- Singapore Budget website
- REACH Budget microsite
- REACH Singapore Facebook
- REACH Singapore Twitter @REACH_Singapore (#SGBudget)
- Email (reach@reach.gov.sg)
- REACH Toll-Free Hotline at 1800-353-5555 (Mon to Fri, 8:30am - 5:45pm)
- SMS to 9-SPEAK-UP (9-77325-87)
- Mail: REACH, 140 Hill Street, #01-01A, Old Hill Street Police Station, Singapore 179369

REACH will be organising a public forum on 26 February and a 'live' Facebook Chat on the REACH Facebook Page on 2 March.

Members of the public can also share their feedback on the Budget by visiting the REACH Listening Post located at Jurong Point (JP2 Entrance near SK Jewellery outlet) from 1- 2 March.

They can email reach@reach.gov.sg for details. 

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