The remarks came as China gathered more than 150 nations and international organizations seeking up to $1 trillion in investment, though the U.S. was among those notably absent.
Marco Rubio penned a withering critique of China's "zero-sum game" strategies, warning of its plans to replace the U.S. as the most powerful nation on earth.
Russian's Vladimir Putin raised his glass with North Korea's Kim Jong Un before flying to China to shore up relations with another Pacific neighbor as U.S. ties flounder.
A Global Times op-ed said the U.S. is "far more sensitive than its allies."
"New technologies are arming governments with unprecedented capabilities to monitor, track and surveil individual people," said Steven Feldstein.
The former soldiers were accused of "gathering crowds to disturb social order" and "intentional assault" amid violent confrontations with security forces last year.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the new measures are illegal.
Chinese authorities recently blocked Trump confident Michael Pillsbury from visiting Beijing after the U.S. tightened scrutiny on Chinese experts visiting America.
When asked about the Chinese government's abusive treatment of the Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang, Imran Khan stumbles.
"A criminal plan is underway to attack Venezuela militarily!" Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez tweeted.
China argued it was "maintaining peace and stability," while the U.S. condemned any move that "destabilizes the region and threatens stability in the Taiwan Strait."
"Such behaviors are really beneath their dignity," China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson said. "Mr. Pompeo might as well take a break."
Former President Jimmy Carter said Trump was worried that "China is getting ahead of us," and he suggested the president was right to be concerned.
The West's way of doing things is "losing its attractiveness and is no more viewed as a perfect model for all," Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
Until now, the Qianlong Garden, which includes elaborate rock gardens and more than two dozen pavilions and structures from the most extravagant dynasty in imperial China - has only been seen by royal eyes. That all changes in 2020.
The legendary fashion designer made it her mission to find dim sum in China's largest city.
About 4 million children develop asthma each year because they breathe in polluted air, scientists have warned.
"Maduro and his cronies ought to know that President Trump is very serious when he says all options are on the table," national security adviser John Bolton said.
"All the McKinsey guys, all the Booz Allen [Hamilton] guys, all of the law firms, all of the accounting firms, Goldman Sachs, my old firm, all of the commercial banks, all of them" have assisted the Chinese Communist Party, Steve Bannon said.
"At this moment, patience is probably the most important thing," the editorial in The Global Times said.