Trishaw drivers are a common spectacle in many areas of Yangon, but anyone passing through Golden Valley might be surprised by an unusual sight: a trishaw powered not by a man, but by a middle-aged woman.
Milla Hniang, a 22-year-old singer-songwriter and polio survivor from Myanmar, has recently released her first country music album, titled Gone, in the United States. The album is now available on iTunes and Amazon.
Where once there were few, now there are, well, a few more. I’m referring here to wine-tasting dinners in Yangon, which lately have been occurring with increasing frequency at various venues around town.