PM Lee Hsien Loong to deliver National Day Rally 2017 on August 20

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be delivering his National Day Rally 2017 speech on Sunday, August 20 at the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) in Ang Mo Kio.

PM Lee will speak in Malay and Mandarin from 6.45pm to 7.30pm, and English from 8.15pm to 9.30pm, accrording to a press statement from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Monday. 

The rally will be broadcast on local TV channels and radio stations – in English on Channel 5, simulcast on 938LIVE from 6.45pm, and on Channel NewsAsia from 8.15pm. The Mandarin broadcast will be on Channel 8 and Channel U, simulcast on Capital 95.8FM from 6.45pm and 8.15pm. The Malay broadcast will be on Suria, simulcast on Warna 94.2FM from 6.45pm and 8.15pm. The Tami broadcast will be on Vasantham, simulcast on Oli 96.8FM from 6.45pm and 8.15pm.

Photo courtesy: MCI Terence Tan
Photo courtesy: MCI Terence Tan

You can also watch the live stream on the PMO YouTube, PM Lee’s Facebook PageREACH Facebook Page and

Live captioning will be provided for PM’s English speech on the TV and online channels. Sign language interpretation will also be provided for PM’s Malay and Chinese speeches on the PMO YouTube live stream.

Live updates on the rally will be provided at PM Lee’s Facebook Page and Twitter account as the speech is delivered. The public can join the conversation online by including the #ndrsg hashtag in their posts and tweets.

If you miss the live broadcast of PM Lee’s speech, you may watch it at or from August 21.

Kareyst Lin
Kareyst Lin – Senior Correspondent

Kareyst has experience in writing about B2B technology for Computerworld Singapore, MIS Asia and CIO Asia; and on government technology for GCIO Asia. Her pet areas are artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and smart cities - these are fueled by her obsession with sci-fi movies and philosophy of mind. An active Yoga practitioner and cat lover, with a background in Indian philosophy, subaltern and diaspora studies.


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