The People's Republic of China lodges a complaint with the United States after President-elect of the United States Donald Trump speaks with President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen. The PRC and the United States view Taiwan as a breakaway province.
The People's Republic of China claims that 29 Chinese citizens abducted while working on a construction project in the Sudan are still missing. [http:--abcnews.go.com-International-wireStory-china-29-abducted-sudan-held-15476505 (AP via ABC News America)]date=August 2019
Seven people are killed and fourteen injured in a bomb attack in China's Xinjiang province. Although the region has recently been embroiled in violence including Muslim separatists and majority Han Chinese, the attack is being investigated as a criminal case.