The Wa also deny supplying them with weapons.
A 10-year-old boy from Kokang dies in a Chinese hospital after tripping a land mine.
Amnesty report says the backpedaling comes despite ongoing reforms in the country.
Local residents say the civilians were killed by government forces in northeastern Shan state.
They want an increase in wages and the release of two protest leaders.
A look at the ethnic army that has clashed with government troops since early February.
But state media puts the number of casualties at four dead and 21 injured.
Myanmar says Chinese mercenaries are fighting against it, while civilians in Yunnan use 'secret channels' to send medicine.
Residents of Kokang in northern Myanmar are 'flying the Chinese flag.'
Decree follows fighting in Shan state zone that has killed dozens and displaced tens of thousands.
Rebel officer rejects accusation by the Myanmar government after deadly clashes.
Authorities vow to act to restore order if marches continue.
Death toll of last three days includes five officers, with 73 troops wounded.
They say ‘white card’ holders are non-citizens and shouldn’t join the referendum.
Students and teachers will be included in the drafting of future education laws.
The vote on whether to amend the constitution could be held as early as May.
The fighting has sent refugees across the border to China seeking safety.