A security guard of a downtown apartment drinks tea while standing in front of an electrical fuse-box in Yangon, Myanmar, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. The
A security guard of a downtown apartment drinks tea while standing in front of an electrical fuse-box in Yangon, Myanmar, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. The World Bank announced on Wednesday it is lending Myanmar $140 million to upgrade an aging power plant in southeastern Mon state in a small step toward overcoming the country s chronic power shortages. Myanmar only recently emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation. Even in urban areas, more than 70 percent of people are without electricity. ((AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe))