Highway police and a bomb disposal team were called to inspect the bus, but no explosives were found.
Burma has extended its commiserations to Beijing, but stopped short of accepting responsibility for the deaths of five Chinese citizens on the Kokang border.
Bullet Points: bringing you today’s news with Angus Watson
A convoy carrying Mandalay’s Chief Minister and other regional government officials was hit by a suspected IED on Friday evening.
A sound bomb found planted on the side of the road was disabled in the eastern Pegu division town of Taungoo on Christmas Day.
KNU leaders visit the suspect charged with bombing a Taungoo guesthouse in which two people died, after he changed his statement to the police about his involvement in the attack.
Security in townships across Rangoon has been stepped up following the recent spate of bomb attacks across the country.
Aung San Suu Kyi and other members of parliament have spoken out following a string of bomb explosions in Rangoon and central Burma over the last few days.
One suspect has been detained in connection with the explosion that went off at Rangoon’s Traders Hotel just before midnight on Monday.
Hundreds of monks from all over Southeast Asia, Bangladesh and Nepal demonstrated in front of the United Nations building in Bangkok on Wednesday, against bomb blasts at the Mahabodhi Temple[…]
A series of explosions at one of India’s oldest and most prestigious Buddhist temples in eastern India has left two monks injured. Nine blasts went off within half an hour[…]
Indonesian police say they have arrested two men who are suspected of planning an attack on the Burmese embassy in Jakarta.
A spokesperson for China’s Foreign Ministry expressed ‘grave concern’ at the situation in Kachin state and called on parties involved in the conflict to realise a ceasefire soon. Speaking at[…]