Singapore Budget 2020
Thursday, February 20, 2020
All Singapore Budget speeches seek to balance the near-term needs of the population and businesses with the longer-term goal of transformation; but very few in the history of the nation will have done so in such stark focus. Our Deloitte Budget theme is ‘Together Today. Transforming Tomorrow.’ an... .. read more..
Build for the future
Monday, February 10, 2020
ISCA CEO, Mr Lee Fook Chiew, was quoted in The Business Times on the question of "What longer-term issues should Singapore's 2020 Budget address?" This is what he has to share: We hope that Singapore's 2020 Budget will address the issue of educating and training students to be ready for the digit... .. read more..
Less is sometimes more
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
ISCA CEO, Mr Lee Fook Chiew, was quoted in The Business Times on the question of "Will the move to scrap quarterly reporting lead to a decrease in corporate transparency?" This is what he has to share: A higher frequency of reporting may not always improve transparency especially as quarterly ann... .. read more..
Looking into the crystal ball
Monday, January 13, 2020
ISCA CEO, Mr Lee Fook Chiew, was quoted in The Business Times on the question of "Two predictions for 2020 (in business/industry or global affairs) - one that you wish to see fulfilled - the other that you hope will not materialise." This is what he has to share: Since the Singapore Exchange mand... .. read more..
OYW 2019 blog post
Saturday, November 16, 2019
In May, I applied to represent ISCA and the Chartered Accountants Worldwide at the One Young World 2019 (affectionately known as #OYW2019). I knew only that it was a global forum and had young leaders from all over the world, and that Chartered Accountants Worldwide had put together a delegation ... .. read more..
What are the quintessential attributes of a highly competitive economy?
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
ISCA CEO, Mr Lee Fook Chiew, was quoted in The Business Times for the "Views From the Top" column published on 4 November 2019. This is what he has to share: Trusted institutions form the bedrock of a highly competitive economy and businesses. Among other factors, strong governance framework and ... .. read more..