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 birding, look up this group in suburbia

By , Globe Staff

Mass Audubon has more than 20 wildlife sanctuaries and nature centers around the state and is constantly organizing programs for people to enjoy birds and other wildlife and the outdoors.


Local government meetings come alive when there’s affordable housing involved

By , Globe Staff

Even a plan for market-rate homes that includes some affordable units often draws neighbors to meetings they otherwise would have ignored.

Week ahead

The state’s minimum wage is going up — minimally

By , Globe Staff

However, over a working day for some people, the difference between the 2019 minimum of $12 an hour and 2020’s $12.75 is enough to pay for lunch.

And now, a short commercial break

By , Globe Staff

We normally eschew writing about events organized for the purpose of making money, but we want to pass this on because it seems possibly helpful to those of us who need to shed holiday tonnage.