Ngiam Tong Dow, the pioneering Singaporean civil servant, has died at age 83. Photo: Handout
Ngiam Tong Dow, the pioneering Singaporean civil servant, has died at age 83. Photo: Handout
Singapore

Ngiam Tong Dow, pioneering Singapore bureaucrat who bemoaned ‘little Lee Kuan Yews’ in civil service, dies aged 83

  • The public service stalwart’s career encompassed a number of high offices in service of the city state’s founding prime minister and his successor
  • He was among a handful of establishment insiders who publicly aired their grievances, and yet were left relatively unscathed by the People’s Action Party

Ngiam Tong Dow, the pioneering Singaporean civil servant, has died at age 83. Photo: Handout
Ngiam Tong Dow, the pioneering Singaporean civil servant, has died at age 83. Photo: Handout
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