Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, June 28

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OSAKA, Japan -- The 14th Group of 20 (G20) summit kicked off here on Friday, with issues pertaining to the global economy, multilateral trade and development taking the center stage.

During the two-day summit, other issues including employment, women's empowerment and health will also be discussed. (Japan-G20)

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CANBERRA -- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants to lead a push for world leaders to crack down on violent content on social media.

Speaking to News Corp Australia ahead of a meeting of world leaders at the G20 summit in Japan's Osaka on Friday, Morrison said that he will call for a global response to the problem after the Christchurch attack. (Australia-Social Media)

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VIENTIANE -- The new compound of Confucius Institute of National University of Laos (NUOL) has been handed over in Lao capital Vientiane, with Chinese Ambassador to Laos Jiang Zaidong and Lao Minister for Education and Sports Sengduean Lachanthaboun signing the handover certificate.

A ceremony was held to mark the handover and the compound's putting into operation at the NUOL campus on Wednesday, at which Chinese Ambassador Jiang noted, soon after China and Laos established the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in 2009, the Confucius Institute was also formally inaugurated at NUOL in 2010. (Laos-China-New Compound)

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CANBERRA -- Researchers from Australia's peak scientific agency have determined the location of a one-off burst of powerful cosmic radio waves in a world-first.

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) on Friday revealed that it made the discovery using its new Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope in Western Australia. (Australia-Cosmic Radio Waves) Enditem

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