Tay Eng Soon

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Tay.

Tay Eng Soon (20 January 1940 – 5 August 1993) was a Singaporean politician. A member of the People's Action Party, he was Senior Minister of State (Education) from 1988 until his death in office.[1]

One of the two libraries in the Singapore Institute of Management has been named after him, in recognition of Tay's contributions to the SIM's UK Open University Degree Programme.[2]

Tay was educated at the Anglo-Chinese School. Tay's daughter, Lucy Toh, is the current principal of the Saint Andrew's Secondary School.


  1. ^ Tien Mui Mun (2002-11-06). "Tay Eng Soon". Singapore Infopedia. National Library Board Singapore. 
  2. ^ "SIM Library: About Us". Singapore Institute of Management. 

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