Mediacorp to broadcast Budget 2018 statement live on multiple platforms

Mediacorp to broadcast Budget 2018 statement live on multiple platforms

The Parliament House compound in Singapore
The Parliament House compound in Singapore. (Photo: AFP/Roslan Rahman)

SINGAPORE: Mediacorp will broadcast the 2018 Budget statement live on Channel NewsAsia, 938Now, channelnewsasia.com, Channel NewsAsia Facebook and Toggle. 

Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat will deliver Singapore's Budget statement next Monday at 3.30pm in Parliament. 

Following the Budget statement, Mediacorp will be producing the Singapore Budget Forum 2018 in four language versions, it said on Thursday (Feb 15). The forums comprise speakers from the Government, business leaders and subject matter specialists who will be exchanging views on the Budget. 

The lineup of Mediacorp's coverage of the Budget 2018 statement is as follows: 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE COVERAGE 

Television 

Monday, Feb 19, 3.30pm, Channel NewsAsia

"Live" telecast of the Budget 2018 statement delivered by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat 

Wednesday, Feb 21, 8pm to 9pm, Channel NewsAsia

Ask the Finance Minister: A special "live" programme that discusses key issues raised in the Singapore Budget 2018 with Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat

Friday, Feb 23, 8pm to 9pm, Channel NewsAsia 

The Budget & You: Find out how Budget 2018 affects Singaporeans  

Digital 

Channel NewsAsia: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/sgbudget2018

Special reports, a live-stream of the speech and comprehensive updates on the Budget will be available on Channel NewsAsia's Budget 2018 microsite. Real-time updates will also be available on Twitter.

Channel NewsAsia's Facebook page will also carry Mr Heng's speech live.

Toggle will broadcast the speech live at https://video.toggle.sg/en/channels/toggle-live/206040 with live captions and catch-up, available globally

Radio 

Monday, Feb 19, 3.30pm, 938NOW 

Simulcast of the 2018 Budget statement delivered by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat 

Monday, Feb 19, 7pm, 938NOW

Budget panel discussion with Dr Gillian Koh from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, Mr Alan Lau from KPMG and Mr Ang Yuit from Association of Small & Medium Enterprises

Tuesday, Feb 20, 8am, 938NOW

Interview with Senior Minister of State for Law and Finance Indranee Rajah on Talkback

MANDARIN COVERAGE 

Television

Thursday, Feb 23, 10.30pm to 11.30pm, Channel 8

Singapore Budget Forum 2018 with Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade & Industry and Ministry of National Development Koh Poh Khoon.

Radio 

Monday, Feb 19, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Capital958FM

Singapore Budget Forum panel discussion with UOB Head of Global Economics and Market Research Jimmy Koh, Sakae Holdings Founder and Executive Chairman/President of Singapore Manufacturing Federation Douglas Foo and Executive Director of Fei Yue Family Service Centre Leng Chin Fai 

Monday, Feb 20, 7.30pm to 8pm, Capital958FM

Minister On Air for Budget Discussion with Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade & Industry and Ministry of National Development Koh Poh Koon

MALAY LANGUAGE COVERAGE 

Television

Saturday, Feb 24, 8.30pm to 9.30pm, Suria

Singapore Budget Forum 2018 with Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli

Saturday, Mar 3, 8.30pm to 9pm, Suria (Part 1); and

Saturday, Mar 10, 8.30pm to 9pm, Suria (Part 2) 

The Budget & You: Find out how Budget 2018 affects Singaporeans 

Radio

Saturday, Feb 24, 8.30pm to 9.30pm, WARNA 94.2FM 

Simulcast of Budget 2018 Forum with Minister for Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli

Digital 

Berita: http://berita.mediacorp.sg/

A special section with News, video clips and graphics relating to Budget 2018.

TAMIL LANGUAGE COVERAGE 

Television

Sunday, Feb 25, 9pm to 10pm, Vasantham 

Budget Forum 2018 with Minister for Trade and Industry S Iswaran

Saturday, Mar 2, 9pm to 9.30pm, Vasantham (Part 1); and

Saturday, Mar 9, 9pm to 9.30pm, Vasantham (Part 2) 

The Budget & You: Find out how Budget 2018 affects Singaporeans 

Radio

Sunday, Feb 25, 9pm to 10pm, Oli96.8FM

Simulcast of Budget 2018 Forum with Minister for Trade and Industry S Iswaran

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