2018 Asian Games live stream: Opening ceremony time, TV schedule and how to watch online

Although some of the games has already begun, the 18th Asian Games 2018 will officially open on Saturday, August 18 with the traditional opening ceremonies.

The Preshow is due to get underway at 5:00 pm local time in Jakarta - which is 6:00 pm Philippine time.

The three-hour ceremony will begin at 7:00 pm Indonesia Standard Time, making it an 8:00 pm start here in the Philippines.

Here is how to watch on TV and online.

Sports5 / ESPN 5, the official broadcaster of 2018 Asian Games, will provide an online live stream. (Check the embedded video below.)

TV5 / ESPN 5 and Aksyon TV will also broadcast the live event on TV starting at 8:00 pm.

The Philippines will parade at the GBK main stadium in Jakarta and will led by country's flag bearer Jordan Clarkson, an NBA Player.