Sino File by Cary Huang
The African diplomatic ripple that could stir a tsunami for Taiwan
Sao Tome and Principe switched its ties from Taipei to Beijing, and analysts fear another heated contest for international recognition could be in the diplomatic cards
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.