MediaCorp broadcasts Prime Minister’s National Day Rally Speech 2010 'LIVE'

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MediaCorp broadcasts Prime Minister’s National Day Rally Speech 2010 'LIVE'


Singapore, 23 August 2010 – MediaCorp will broadcast Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s National Day Rally Speech 2010 'LIVE' on Sunday 29 August 2010 from 6.45pm.

As in previous years, there will be two parts to the speech:
Part 1: 6.45pm to 7.30pm – PM Lee will deliver his speech first in Malay, then in Mandarin.
Part 2: 8pm to 10pm – PM Lee will deliver his speech in English.

Details of the broadcast schedule are as follows:

English
Channel 5
okto
Channel NewsAsia (8pm to 10pm only)
938LIVE

Mandarin
Channel 8
Channel U
Capital 95.8FM

Malay
Suria
Warna 94.2FM

Tamil
Vasantham
Oli 96.8FM

The highlights of the rally speech will be telecast on the following channels and timeslots.

English: Saturday 4 Sep 6pm-7pm Channel 5
Mandarin: Thursday 2 Sep 10.30pm-11.30pm Channel 8
Malay: Thursday 2 Sep 1.30pm-2.30pm Suria

The National Day Rally in English will be streamed live on channelnewsasia.com/rally. The site will also offer live blogging of main points of the speech, updates and comments by Facebook and Twitter users as well as polls. Audio podcasts and video clips of the speech in Malay, Mandarin and English will be available after the speech is delivered.
Issued by Corporate Communications, MediaCorp.

For more information, please contact:
Winston Chong
Manager
Corporate Communications
MediaCorp
DID: 6350-3351
Fax: 6251-5628
Email: winstonchong@mediacorp.com.sg 




About MediaCorp

MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.

It pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with the broadcast of Radio in 1936 and Television in 1963. Today, MediaCorp has over 50 products and brands in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), reaching out to all adults in Singapore every week. 

Our industry firsts include the Digital Video Broadcast technology for outdoor digital television, and Asia’s first Digital Audio Broadcast radio service. Initiatives in the digital space include online classifieds, Internet TV-on-demand and High Definition TV broadcast. 

MediaCorp is an active regional player through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, one of the first Asian-owned English news channels.

Our financial and strategic relationships in the region since 2007 include a venture with Indonesia's most integrated media company PT Media Nusantara Citra and its parent, Global Mediacom, and International Media Corporation in Vietnam, set up to develop and produce television entertainment and economic news content.

Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asia Television's Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s vision is to become Asia’s top media company, delivering valued content to the world.

For more information, please visit www.mediacorp.com.sg