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Washington Post promotes Tan to Southeast Asia bureau chief

May 27, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Rebecca Tan

The Washington Post has named Rebecca Tan Southeast Asia bureau chief, covering a huge stretch from the Philippines to Bangladesh.

Tan will initially operate from Singapore before moving to Bangkok by early 2023.

She previously reported on the local desk as a metro reporter. Prior to the Post, she was an intern at Vox. Then, she spent back-to-back summers at the Post, including stints on Foreign and Local.

Tan graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.

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