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Will Myanmar's generals be able to keep the lights on?

Coup may halt urgently needed foreign investment in the power sector

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Myanmar's biggest Yangon still suffers regular power cuts of up to six hours a day, mainly because of the increased demand for electricity following the opening up of the economy after the 2015 elections.   © Reuters

Amit Jain is a Singapore-based consultant who helps clients navigate frontier markets and fragile states. He provides technical assistance and transaction advice on upstream projects.

Myanmar's return to military rule has revived chilling memories of the past.

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