A worker shows a ‘Musang King’ variety of durian called at a shop in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP A worker shows a ‘Musang King’ variety of durian called at a shop in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP
A worker shows a ‘Musang King’ variety of durian called at a shop in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP
Malaysia

In Malaysia’s Musang King hub of Pahang, a stinky deal for small farmers could hit durian production

  • Joint venture between Pahang state government and a newly formed corporation threatens to edge out small-scale farmers
  • Local lawmakers have raised fears that the deal amounts to a monopoly over the state’s durian trade that some say will send prices soaring

Topic |   Malaysia
A worker shows a ‘Musang King’ variety of durian called at a shop in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP A worker shows a ‘Musang King’ variety of durian called at a shop in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP
A worker shows a ‘Musang King’ variety of durian called at a shop in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP
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