­ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson has been tapped for the role of US secretary of state. Photo: AFP ­ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson has been tapped for the role of US secretary of state. Photo: AFP
­ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson has been tapped for the role of US secretary of state. Photo: AFP

Uncertainty in Asia over Trump’s top diplomat pick

US president-elect has backed ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, but the oil businessman has little experience in the region

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­ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson has been tapped for the role of US secretary of state. Photo: AFP ­ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson has been tapped for the role of US secretary of state. Photo: AFP
­ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson has been tapped for the role of US secretary of state. Photo: AFP
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