But the facts speak louder than words. China has been a long-time friend of developing countries and it has remained staunch through times of adversity. Now as the world’s second-largest economy, China is fulfilling its international responsibilities by providing help so countries can thrive and their peoples live better lives.
On Tuesday, a report made by Chaoyang District People's Court said that it heard 188 such lawsuits from January 2015 to March this year; Haidian District People's Court concluded 55 such cases between January 2016 and February this year.
"Fighting separatism and terrorism is our utmost priority. We will continue to strike hard against such activities and win a people's war in border control," Zhu Hailun, secretary of the Xinjiang regional Political and Law Commission, said during the session, which was open to media.
Exchanges in international energy, shipping, commodities and carbon trading will be established in Hainan. The island will also focus on developing modern service industries such as tourism, the Internet, healthcare, finance and hosting conferences and exhibitions.
Shanxi is home to 452 cultural relics under state-level protection and more than 28,000 ancient architectural sites -- among the highest in all provincial regions.
China said on Monday it opposed the United States selling weapons to Taiwan, after the Trump administration approved the marketing license required for US manufacturers to sell technology to Taiwan that would allow for building submarines.
Last month, US President Donald Trump signed a bill that encourages visits between the United States and Taiwan at all levels, which China strongly opposed.