Feb 25 Budget Speech "live" streaming on mobile App
The public can watch the Budget Speech on 25 February "live" on mobile application.
The App was launched on Friday by the Ministry of Finance to provide more ways for the public to get information on the Budget quickly and easily.
Available free on iPhone and Android smartphones, it offers 'live' streaming of the Budget Speech, access to media releases and real-time announcements, video clips, a Budget quiz and an email subscription for the Budget Statement.
The public can download the App from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
Channel NewsAsia will broadcast "live" on TV and online the Singapore Budget Statement by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam.
The Budget Speech, which is expected to start from 3.30pm, will be streamed "live" onchannelnewsasia.com.
Channel NewsAsia is also producing Specials on the Budget.
Singapore Budget 2013 will be telecast "live" from 3.30pm (Sin/HK time), with Chinese translation on dual sound mode on Channel NewsAsia Singapore.
Singapore Budget Forum 2013, which will also be telecast "live", will be shown from 8pm to 9pm (Sin/HK time).
Deputy Prime Minister Tharman and his panel of experts from business, taxation, social welfare and others will discuss the budget.
Viewers will also be invited to ask questions.
Business Singapore Budget Special, from 10pm to 11pm (Sin/HK time), will be a one-hour analysis of the Budget and its implications.
Online, users can log in to the microsite,channelnewsasia.com/budget2013 to follow the news stories and view video clips.
The full text of the Budget Statement will be available at this site.
The Channel NewsAsia team will also provide updates onTwitter, and Facebook:Facebook.com/channelnewsasiasingapore.
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