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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, June 10

SYDNEY — Chinese medical staff have provided free medical services to about 150 residents in North Tarawa of the Pacific island country of Kiribati.

The second Chinese medical team stationed in Kiribati visited two locations in North Tarawa on Friday. It first arrived in Buariki, a village located at the northern tip of North Tarawa, where the prevalence of asthma, diabetes, rheumatic heart disease, stroke, and skin infections is high. (Kiribati-Chinese Medical Team-Free Service)

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PHNOM PENH — The China-aided Morodok Techo National Stadium has laid a solid foundation for Cambodia to host Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and Para Games successfully.

Cambodia has hosted the 32nd SEA Games for the first time in 64 years from May 5 to May 17 and the 12th ASEAN Para Games from June 3 to May 9. The 60,000-seat stadium was the centerpiece venue for official opening and closing ceremonies as well as tournaments of both regional multi-sport events. (Cambodia-China-SEA Games)

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TOKYO — Two passenger jets appeared to have collided near a taxiway in Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on Saturday, according to Japan’s transport ministry.

Around 11:00 a.m. local time, a Thai Airways flight departing for Bangkok and an aircraft with EVA Air came into contact on Runway A of Haneda Airport, local media outlets reported, citing sources with the airport. (Japan-Airplane-Collision)

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NEW DELHI — Three people were killed and two others wounded Friday in fresh violence in India’s northeastern state of Manipur, local media reports quoted officials as saying.

Police blame insurgents for the attack in Khoken village, located on the boundary between Kangpokpi and Imphal West district. (India-Manipur-Violence)

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ISLAMABAD — Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday talked over the phone with Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on bilateral ties, according to the prime minister’s office.

During the phone conversation, Sharif noted that Pakistan deeply valued its bilateral relations with Kazakhstan, saying the countries need to further enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest, the office said in a statement. (Pakistan-Kazakhstan-Ties)