President Tsai has appointed seven ambassadors-at-large to promote Taiwan’s diplomacy
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On her Twitter account, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced on
Wednesday that she has recently appointed seven new ambassadors-at-large from the fields of environmental sustainability, public health, digital opportunities, women’s empowerment, sports, culture, and other areas of excellence to help promote Taiwan’s diplomatic work.
The seven appointees include Kuo Hsu-sung (郭旭崧), former director-general of the Ministry of Health and Welfare’s Centers for Disease Control; Eugene Chien (簡又新), former Foreign Minister and current chairman of the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy; Chen Chung-shin (陳重信), former head of the Environmental Protection Administration; Chen Jen-ran (陳正然), independent director on Chunghwa Telecom’s board of directors; Jan Hung-tze (詹宏志), chairman of PChome Online Inc.; Fan Yun (范雲), an associate professor at National Taiwan University’s Department of Sociology; and Chi Cheng (紀政), an Olympic medalist and accomplished Taiwanese athlete. [FULL STORY]