Singapore Budget 2018: Follow Straits Times for live coverage of Heng Swee Keat's speech

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Alyssa tries to answer two pressing questions people have on the upcoming Budget: Will taxes be raised? And if so, why?
Alyssa Woo tackles two pressing questions on possible tax increases. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - What does this year's Budget mean for you? The Straits Times will be offering live coverage of this year's announcements as they are delivered by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in Parliament from 3.30pm on Feb 19.

Follow us as we update you with live coverage, news analyses and video explainers on what the announcements mean.

This year, tax hikes are likely to be a hot topic as spending on healthcare and infrastructure is set to rise sharply.

Here's how ST will be covering the Budget, and how you can get more information.

  • Go to for real-time updates
  • Watch live streaming of the speech on our website
  • Watch videos explaining key announcements
  • Read analyses on what the Budget means for you
  • Tune in to Budget discussion on Money FM 89.3 at 7pm on Feb 19
  • Follow the post-Budget UOB roundtable discussion with ST business editor Lee Su Shyan
  • Sign up for our Budget e-mail newsletter here
  • Get Budget updates on ST's Facebook page and Twitter channel
  • Visit our Budget microsite
  • Send questions to and we will get them answered

Before the Budget is delivered, you can be prepared for it by taking a look at our Web specials and videos:

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