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.

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In Latvia, we got carried away with storks

By , Globe Staff

As luck would have it, our visit coincided with nesting season for those magnificent birds that return to the countryside by the thousands each year to raise their young.


This bright light extinguished, never forgotten

By , Globe Staff

When you cover 100 homicides a year, you don’t remember many of the victims. I never forgot Lena Bruce.

The commute from Scituate, by car and train

By and Johanna Seltz , Globe Staff and Correspondent

On the Wednesday after Labor Day, two Globe reporters set out in Scituate for the morning commute to Boston — one in a Chevy van, the other on an MBTA train. Here are their stories.

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Gaining new appreciation for Singapore’s titan

By , Globe Staff

Lee Kuan Yew’s greatness was in realizing early his vision for Singapore and seizing the day.