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2019 Budget Statement to be delivered on Monday, 18 February 2019, at 3.30pm

11 Feb 2019

Singapore’s FY2019 Budget Statement will be delivered by the Minister for Finance, Mr Heng Swee Keat, on Monday, 18 February 2019 at 3.30pm in Parliament.

2          A ‘live’ webcast of the Budget Speech will be available on the Singapore Budget website ( The Ministry of Finance (MOF) is also partnering the Singapore Association for the Deaf (SADeaf) to provide simultaneous sign language interpretation of the Budget Speech on the Singapore Budget website.

3          There will be real-time updates of key announcements from the Budget Speech on the MOF Facebook page ( and on the MOF Twitter account (

4          The Budget Speech will be broadcast 'live' on Channel NewsAsia and 938NOW, on the Channel NewsAsia website ( and on MediaCorp’s Toggle interactive service (

5          The public may visit the Singapore Budget website and subscribe to receive the full Budget Statement via email after it has been delivered. This service will be available for sign up until 12 noon on Friday, 15 February 2019. Budget updates are also available via MOF’s WhatsApp and Telegram channels. Sign-up details can be obtained from Singapore Budget website (

Feedback on FY2019 Budget Statement

6         Following the delivery of the FY2019 Budget Statement on 18 February 2019, the public can submit their views on the Budget through various feedback channels. These channels include:

Feedback Channel

Contact Details

Singapore Budget Website

REACH Budget Microsite

REACH Singapore Facebook

REACH Singapore Twitter


Use the hashtag, #SGBudget2019

REACH Email Address

REACH Toll-Free Hotline

1800-353-5555 (Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:45pm)

 REACH SMS9-SPEAK-UP (9-77325-87)

7         REACH will conduct a series of radio talk shows and dialogues to discuss the Budget 2019 measures. Members of the public who are interested to attend the dialogues may register at REACH’s Budget 2019 microsite at or email The list of the talk shows and dialogues is listed in the Annex.

8          In addition, the public can provide their feedback at the following REACH Listening Points[1]:

Date & Time


20 February (Wed)

11.30 am to 2.30 pm

Singapore University of Technology and Design (Canteen)

(53B Somapah Road, Building 2 Level 2, Singapore 487368)

20 February (Wed)

11.30 am to 2.30  pm

National University of Singapore (School of Business)

(The Terrace, 1 Business Link, #05-01, NUS Business School, Singapore 117592)

21 February (Thu)

11.30 am to 2.30 pm

Amoy Street Food Centre

(7 Maxwell Road, MND Building Annexe B, Singapore 069111)

23 February (Sat)

10.00 am to 1.00 pm

Yew Tee Square

(Blk 624 Choa Chu Kang Street 62, Singapore 680624)


24 February (Sun)

8.30am to 11.30am

Nee Soon East

(Blk 291 Yishun Street 22, Singapore 760291)

26 February (Tue)

11.30 am to 2.30 pm

Chinatown Point (outdoor atrium next to Chinatown MRT Station, Exit G)

(133 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059413)

3 March (Sun)

10.00 am to 1.00 pm

Jurong West 505 Market and Food Centre

(Blk 505 Jurong West Street 52, Singapore 640505)


Issued by:

Ministry of Finance and REACH
11 February 2019


Date & Time


19 February (Tue)

7.30am to 8.30am

Budget 2019 Radio Talkshow on 96.3 Hao FM

Featuring Mr Liang Eng Hwa, MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, Chairman for the Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Finance and Trade and Industry, and REACH Vice-Chairman

19 February (Tue)

8.00pm to 9.30pm

REACH-Berita Harian Budget 2019 Dialogue

Chaired by Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources & Minister-in-Charge of Muslim Affairs, together with Mdm Rahayu Mahzam, MP for Jurong GRC and REACH Vice-Chairman

Venue: Drama Centre Visitors Centre, National Library Building

21 February (Thu)

7.30am to 8.30am

Budget 2019 Radio Talkshow on Money FM 89.3

Featuring Mdm Rahayu Mahzam, MP for Jurong GRC and REACH Vice-Chairman

21 February (Thu)

7.00pm to 9.00pm

REACH Budget 2019 Dialogue

Chaired by Ms Indranee Rajah, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Finance & Second Minister for Education, together with Mr Sam Tan, Minister of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Ministry of Social and Family Development and REACH Chairman

Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum’s River Room

23 February (Sat)

3.00pm to 5.00pm

REACH-96.3 Hao FM Budget 2019 Dialogue

Chaired by Mr Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Trade and Industry together with Mr Sam Tan, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Social and Family Development, and REACH Chairman

Venue: National Press Centre, Ministry of Communications and Information

[1] Listening Points are easily accessible, open booths for Singaporeans to give their views in person.