2 Singaporeans named ‘philanthropy heroes’ by Forbes

8 Jul 2016, TODAY

Sino Group Chairman Robert Ng and Tan Chin Tuan Foundation’s Ms Tan Kheng Lian have been named on Forbes’ Heroes of Philanthropy for Asia. They are the only two Singaporeans to have made the annual list this year, down from three last year. Ms Tan, the daughter of Tan Chin Tuan, chairman of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp, leads her late father’s charity. Since 1976, the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation has donated tens of millions of dollars to educational causes, the arts and community programmes. The foundation funds nursing awards and supports creative writing workshops, among other efforts.