Nay Myo Zin was rushed to Rangoon General Hospital on Tuesday for an emergency MRI scan on a back injury suffered during his current detention in Insein prison.
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Beijing rejects accusations by Burma’s military that it is involved in assisting Kokang rebels or that it allows them to stage operations from Chinese soil.
Medics and aid workers say humanitarian supplies are fast drying up for the thousands of Kokang civilians who fled their homes to take refuge in shelters.
A spanish cyclist is the victim of a brutal attack by unidentified sword-wielding assailants.
Numerous groups have been invited to briefing sessions by Burma’s parliamentary upper house