Hanscom Smith will be the US’ most senior representative in Hong Kong when he becomes consul general next month. Photo: Facebook

US consul general in Hong Kong named as Hanscom Smith, replacing Kurt Tong as Washington’s top diplomat in city and Macau

  • America’s former consul general in Shanghai starts new role next month amid US criticism of extradition bill
  • Smith speaks four languages including Mandarin and has three degrees
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Hanscom Smith will be the US’ most senior representative in Hong Kong when he becomes consul general next month. Photo: Facebook
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