Flying to Penang just for durians

Thorny delight: (From left) Worker Lim Jet Ean attending to Patrick, Stephen and Helen at the Poh Beng Estate durian stall in Jalan Tengah, Bayan Baru, Penang.

GEORGE TOWN: Durian prices in Singapore are so high now that our southern neighbours are flying up here to savour the King of Fruits.

Singaporean Stephen Tan, 55, said the price of durians in his country was “quite ridiculous” now.

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