New deputy head of AIT Kaohsiung takes up post
July 10, 2014, 12:01 am TWN
TAIPEI -- The new deputy head of the American Institute in Taiwan's (AIT) Kaohsiung Branch Office has assumed duties, the AIT said Wednesday in a statement.
Jason Chue officially took up his new post July 1, said the AIT, which represents U.S. interests in Taiwan in the absence of diplomatic ties. He is also serving as the economic and consular chief at the Kaohsiung office.
Chue previously worked in the Office of U.N. Political Affairs under the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Organization Affairs, the AIT said.
He had also served in the U.S. embassies in Cyprus and Venezuela and was an attorney practicing commercial litigation before becoming a diplomat, according to the AIT.