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