Aussie mayor unable to resist durian

Acquired taste: Haese eating durian as Yew (right) looks on at Armenian Park in Penang.

GEORGE TOWN: While Caucasian visitors typically cringe at the smell and taste of durian, the Mayor of Adelaide shares no such uneasiness. He just loves durians.

Penang Island City Council (MBPP) laid out a feast of durian, chempedak, rambutan and mangosteen for Adelaide Mayor Martin Haese and the MBPP team was delighted when he went at the durian with gusto.

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