Schedule of Presidential Candidate Broadcast on 18 August 2011

Dated: 17 August 2011

​​​The Media Development Authority (MDA) is making available the detailed schedule of the first Presidential Candidate Broadcast that will be aired tomorrow, Thursday, 18 August 2011.

Four candidates will make their broadcasts over free-to-air radio and television platforms. These platforms are made available in all four languages to the candidates.

Details of the broadcast are as follows:

 Broadcast Date



 News Platform

  18 August 2011









  Channel NewsAsia




 Channel 5


 Power 98










 Warna 94.2FM














 Channel 8


 Capital 95.8FM


 883Jia FM


 Radio 1003


 Channel U










  Oli 96.8FM


The order of the first broadcasts on radio and television will be determined based on the alphabetical ordering of the names as reflected in the Electoral Roll. They are:

       1.    Dr Tan Cheng Bock

       2.    Mr Tan Jee Say

       3.    Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam

       4.    Mr Tan Kin Lian


This order will be reversed for the second presidential candidate broadcast.


To facilitate reporting, MDA will release the scripts of the first Presidential Candidate Broadcast to the media by 7pm on 18 Aug 2011, upon completion of the recording of the speeches.

Please note that all scripts are embargoed till after delivery and are to be checked against delivery.

​​For media queries, please contact:

Ms Tracy Ng

Assistant Manager, CommunicationsMedia Development Authority (MDA)

Tel: +65 9728 9937


​Ms Gay Chwee Hwa

Assistant Director, CommunicationsMedia Development Authority (MDA)

Tel: +65 9726 3165  


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