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Myanmar Ruling Party Denies Dropping Shwe Mann

Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) said on Wednesday it had not expelled ousted parliamentary speaker Shwe Mann following reports and social media chatter the party had dumped him four days before an election. Shwe Mann was dramatically removed as the chairman of the USDP in August during a late night party reshuffle in which security forces surrounded party headquarters in the capital of Naypyitaw. Shwe Mann, a former general, antagonized some members...

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