US ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink (left) became an internet sensation with his Lunar New Year rap video last month. Photo: US embassy in Hanoi via Facebook
US ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink (left) became an internet sensation with his Lunar New Year rap video last month. Photo: US embassy in Hanoi via Facebook
Vietnam

Rapping Vietnam ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink tapped as Joe Biden’s top Asia envoy

  • The nominee for assistant secretary of state for East Asia and the Pacific is a career diplomat who speaks Chinese and Japanese
  • Kritenbrink became an internet sensation last month thanks to a video he made, partly in Vietnamese, to send his Lunar New Year greetings

US ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink (left) became an internet sensation with his Lunar New Year rap video last month. Photo: US embassy in Hanoi via Facebook
US ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink (left) became an internet sensation with his Lunar New Year rap video last month. Photo: US embassy in Hanoi via Facebook
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