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Bullet Points: 23 July 2014

On today’s edition of Bullet Points:

The speaker of Burma’s union parliament, Shwe Mann, has called on the government to take a more considered approach when dealing with the press.

Five refugees from the Je Yang IDP camp were killed in a landslide on Tuesday, as heavy rain continues to lash Kachin State.

More than 100 experts from Burma are attending the International AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne.

Leaked documents reveal that Hong Kong businessman Jimmy Lai Chee-Ying paid US$75,000 to US Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz for work in Burma.

Some 200 education representatives from ethnic regions met in Rangoon on Monday to begin drafting an ethnic language curriculum.


You can watch Bullet Points live on DVB TV after the 7 o’clock news. 


Correction: DVB would like to correct an inaccuracy. In the video piece our reporter says Shwe Mann is speaker of parliament’s lower house, when in fact he is speaker of the union parliament.






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