获颁公共服务奖章 陈大荣让人们更认识我国历史与文化遗产 | Public Service Medal recipient Professor Tan Tai Yong deepens awareness of Singapore’s history and cultural heritage, Lianhe Zaobao, 14 August 2020

Lianhe Zaobao carried a feature on Yale-NUS President and Professor of Humanities (History) Tan Tai Yong, one of this year’s Singapore National Day Awards recipients. Prof Tan, who serves as the Chairman of the National Collections Advisory Panel, received the Public Service Medal for his important contributions to promote awareness of the country’s history and cultural heritage as well as further the development of museums.

Prof Tan shared that he was very grateful for the affirmation of this medal, and thanked colleagues and friends at the National Heritage Board for their friendship and support over the years. He added that the National Collection Advisory Panel plays an important role in managing cultural relics and artworks for the country and the Panel is “honoured to accept the commission which would benefit generations of Singaporeans”.

 

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