Win Naing was rushed to Phyu Hospital, but later transferred to Rangoon General Hospital as his condition worsened.
House speaker and former chairman of the USDP Shwe Mann has conceded defeat to the National League for Democracy candidate in Phyu,
Burma’s ruling party has quashed rumours that it has expelled its former chairman Shwe Mann.
Just two months ago, Shwe Mann looked set for political oblivion. Now, Reuters reports, his next step could be a tilt at the presidency.
Myat Nu Khine, an independent candidate in Pegu constituency, has been arrested and charged for her alleged involvement in a protest last year.
Undeterred by his dismissal as ruling party chairman, Shwe Mann hits the campaign trail, promising voters in Phyu better transportation and electricity.