Singapore, Nov. 25 -- : While President Xi Jinping was trying to reassert China's global influence at the G20 Summit in Indonesia, he got an earful from western heads over Taiwan and human rights violations.

Xi has emerged more powerful after his re-election as Chinese President however continues to be questioned and criticised by world leaders, reported The Singapore Post.

Xi held face-to-face meetings with some world leaders during the G20 summit that was held in Indonesia's Bali. After three hours of talks with the American President Joe Biden, which Xi used to try to diffuse tensions, the US said it touched upon issues that impacted the security of its allies such as Taiwan and South Korea.

"We were very blunt with one another about ...