While Muslims have been the main target of China's crackdown and "Sinification" policies, Christian groups have also faced oppressive policies.
The duel for economic superiority between Beijing and Washington D.C. has cost each country $2.9 billion a year.
"The U.S. no longer sees China as [a] strategic partner, but a strategic adversary," Professor Graham Allison warned.
Leaked diplomatic cables quote Xi as warning that China "would not submit to bullying...even if a trade war hurt everybody."
Throughout China, there has been an increasing perception that the arrest of Huawei's CFO was a "political kidnapping" carried out in conjunction with the United States.
Marty Kady, the editor of Politico Pro pointed out on Twitter that Meng's detention was the "equivalent of an Apple or Facebook exec being arrested in China."
Beijing has urged the Western nations "to immediately correct the wrongdoing and restore the personal freedom of Ms. Meng Wanzhou," the Chinese Embassy said of the Huawei chief financial officer facing extradition to the U.S.
The president previously called the decision the "most significant investment in our military and our war fighters in modern history."
"China has pretty much given up nothing in this deal."
The president will hold a high-stakes meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping but has canceled his sit-down with Russia's Vladimir Putin.
While Trump has routinely argued that the tariffs will encourage companies to bring jobs back to the U.S., many are simply looking for cheaper alternatives in other Asian nations.
The founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba has long been tight-lipped about his political affiliations, but an article revealed that he is a member of the ruling Communist Party.
Cult of personality: Xi has broken from Deng Xiaoping's stance of keeping a low profile, even if it involves identifying the U.S. as its great 21st-century enemy.
Beyond those who avoid alcohol, cigarettes and dancing, the government is reportedly concerned about individuals who encourage others to follow the teachings of the Quran.
"If you are friends with two countries which are on different sides, sometimes it is possible to get along with both, sometimes it's more awkward when you try to get along with both," Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned.
"We really believe we are in a strong position either way. We are at $250 billion [in tariffs] now; we can more than double that," the vice president said.
Trade tensions between China and the U.S. are increasing.
China's Party Committee Propaganda Department said Wang Dong's social media posts were "extremely erroneous" and an "extremely bad influence."
Venezuela has become increasingly reliant on Chinese oil-for-loans deals as its economy spirals downward.
President Trump has put himself in a strong position to get the right trade deal from China, and he should take it.
"Hillary Clinton's Emails, many of which are Classified Information, got hacked by China," Trump tweeted. "Are they sure it wasn't Russia (just kidding!)?"
"We will turn to countries with similar values to fight together against China's increasingly out-of-control international behavior," Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said.
"[Xinjiang] has avoided the fate of becoming 'China's Syria' or 'China's Libya.'"
Winnie-the-Pooh has become a symbol of resistance among those who oppose the ruling Communist Party.