Insight: Myanmar's power struggle endangers economic boom




 
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Insight: Myanmar's power struggle endangers economic boom
 
April 15th, 2012  
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Insight: Myanmar's power struggle endangers economic boom
KYA-OH, Myanmar (Reuters) - The banging of Win Maung's hammer echoes across the farming village of Kya-oh in parched central Myanmar, as twilight descends upon its thatched-roof homes. His arms and legs streaked in oil, the 48-year-old is struggling to repair a 22-horsepower diesel engine in a wheezing generator, the only power source for about 200 villagers whose homes will soon be enveloped by darkness. It is a familiar scene in rural Myanmar. "I'm not sure it can be fixed quickly. I'm not sure what the problem is," he says. ...

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