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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, April 25

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Cambodia on Tuesday rolled out its red carpet for Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on his official visit to the kingdom to boost bilateral ties and cooperation.

The Vietnamese prime minister arrived in Cambodia on Monday for a two-day visit. (Cambodia-Vietnam-Ties)

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ISLAMABAD -- At least five people were killed and 11 others injured when a passenger van hit a landmine in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency on Tuesday, local Urdu media reported.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. (Pakistan-Landmine Attack)

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TOKYO -- The Okinawan chapter of Japan's Defense Ministry on Tuesday started constructing seawalls to surround an area in a coastal region on the island for the controversial relocation of a U.S. military base amid uproar from local residents.

The Okinawa Defense Bureau launched full-scale operations to build seawalls around a site to be filled with sand and earth that will prevent sediment spreading. (Japan-U.S. Base) Endit