Channel 5 along with Channel 8 and Channel 12 officially began broadcasting in stereo on 1 August 1990, in conjunction with Singapore's 25th National Day. Channel 5 officially revamped the channel's logo for a new look and Malay programmes were transferred to Channel 12 (now Suria ), which went on to become a fullfledged English channel on 1 January 1994 at 00: 00 SST.