Also this week, the regime called emergency meetings as a resistance offensive spread, and also beefed up trade and military ties with fellow pariah Russia.
Chinese ambassador Chen Hai has signed a power-purchase agreement with the regime over three solar projects in Magwe and Mandalay regions.
Anti-regime ethnic alliance has made sweeping gains on the site Beijing has earmarked for a rail link to Indian Ocean.
Beijing calls on regime to strengthen security for Chinese personnel and projects amid large-scale offensive by the ethnic Brotherhood Alliance in Shan State.
Also this week, Min Aung Hlaing pleaded for China’s help amid Shan State defeats, including the surrender of an entire brigade.
The regime said the two sides discussed the ethnic armies’ ‘disruption of peace’ near the border, but a Chinese Embassy statement made no mention of the fighting.
Regime spokesman Zaw Min Tun has told a Chinese state-run broadcaster that corrupt officials in Myanmar enabled cybercrime to fester in the country.
Public security minister Wang Xiaohong has been in Naypyitaw to discuss border cooperation as regime camps fall into rebel hands.
Adm. Tin Aung San and the vice-chair of China’s Central Military Commission are thought to have discussed the ongoing ethnic offensive in Shan State at talks in Beijing.
Also this week, Russia pushed language along with arms supplies, another corruption scandal, and China hinted at great leap forward for investment.