National Day Rally 2018: Follow The Straits Times' live coverage on Aug 19


PM Lee will deliver his speech at the Institute of Technical Education College Central campus in Ang Mo Kio.
PM Lee will deliver his speech at the Institute of Technical Education College Central campus in Ang Mo Kio.PHOTO: LIN ZHAOWEI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will deliver his National Day Rally speech on Sunday (Aug 19).

Mr Lee will speak on four issues that are on people's minds: the cost of living, water and electricity prices, medical costs and housing. He will also talk about changes taking place internationally.

He will deliver his speech at the Institute of Technical Education College Central campus in Ang Mo Kio.

The Straits Times will be bringing you live coverage of the annual event on www.straitstimes.com

WATCH IT LIVE

The English speech will be streamed live on the ST website from 8.15pm.

Before this, Mr Lee will be speaking in Malay from 6.45pm, then Mandarin.

FOLLOW OUR LIVE BLOG

Get instant updates on key announcements.

VIDEOS

A video will sum up the key points made by Mr Lee.

Senior ST writers, including opinion editor Chua Mui Hoong and deputy political editor Elgin Toh, will also give their takes on the speech.

ASK RALEIGH ABOUT THE RALLY

Strike up a conversation with ST's National Day Rally chatbot, Raleigh.

The knowledgeable Raleigh will take you through interesting tidbits from past speeches. You can also try impressing him with how much you know.

Talk to Raleigh at http://str.sg/ndr-2018-chatbot

 

NDR NEWSLETTER

Get a quick summary of the most important announcements. It will be delivered to your e-mail inbox soon after the speech ends.

Get the special edition newsletter by signing up for the ST Evening Update at http://str/sg/newsletter

TEXT ANALYSIS OF SPEECH

After the Rally, readers can also visit the ST website for a detailed text analysis of what PM Lee said, such as the key topics and the most commonly used words.

GET THE STRAITS TIMES APP

Get updates and notifications on your smartphone and/or tablet by downloading the ST app, available in the Apple App Store and the Google Play app stores.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter @STcom and Instagram.