Assistant News Editor

L. Kim Tan

Kim Tan is editor of Globe South, a regional news and features section serving 48 cities and towns south of Boston. An editor at the Globe since 2000, he previously worked as a reporter at the Boston Herald, covering various beats, then as a journalism professor in Singapore, where he helped found its first university student-run campus newspaper.

Latest stories

For Valentine’s, skip the fancy dinner out

By , Globe Staff

Plan a nice meal – or several — at home instead, and go do some other fun thing with your beloved this week.

Lunar New Year begins: Welcome to the Year of the Pig

By , Globe Staff

Head to North Quincy High School between noon and 5 p.m. on Feb. 10 for what is expected to be one of the biggest Lunar New Year festivals in the region.

Of murders and other flying things

By , Globe Staff

The Essex Art Center in Lawrence has a marvelous show – two of them, actually -- running now through March 15 that any lover of birds (or even casual fans of things that fly) would enjoy.

On MLK Day, events to salute the man, celebrate his legacy

By , Globe Staff

From Boston, to Dedham, to Gloucester, commemorations abound. Here is a look at some of them.