Durian hybrid Musang King is also known as ‘mao shan wang’ (sleeping cat) due to the shape of the freshly opened fruit. Photo: Vkeong.com
Karim Raslan
Opinion

Opinion

Ceritalah by Karim Raslan

China’s insatiable appetite for durian swallows Malaysian tribal lands

  • Chinese demand has sent prices of the pungent fruit soaring, earning growers huge profits. But at what cost to the environment and indigenous peoples?

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Durian hybrid Musang King is also known as ‘mao shan wang’ (sleeping cat) due to the shape of the freshly opened fruit. Photo: Vkeong.com
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