Hsiao Bi-khim is the first woman to be appointed as Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the US. Bi-khim Photo: CNAHsiao Bi-khim is the first woman to be appointed as Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the US. Bi-khim Photo: CNA
Hsiao Bi-khim is the first woman to be appointed as Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the US. Bi-khim Photo: CNA

Taiwan appoints Tsai Ing-wen confidant Hsiao Bi-khim as US envoy

  • 48-year-old set to take over as head of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Washington next month
  • Hsiao’s ‘experience of US-Taiwan relations and international affairs makes her an excellent choice for the job’, colleague says

Topic |   Taiwan
Hsiao Bi-khim is the first woman to be appointed as Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the US. Bi-khim Photo: CNAHsiao Bi-khim is the first woman to be appointed as Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the US. Bi-khim Photo: CNA
Hsiao Bi-khim is the first woman to be appointed as Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the US. Bi-khim Photo: CNA
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