Gulf Times - durian
Passengers create stink over pungent planeload of durian

Passengers create stink over pungent planeload of durian

A cargo of pungent durian fruit led an Indonesian plane to be delayed for an hour after passengers turned their noses up at the funky freight and refused to fly.

Secrets of famously pungent durian fruit revealed

Secrets of famously pungent durian fruit revealed

Scientists in Singapore said they have mapped the genome of the durian, known throughout Southeast Asia as the "king of fruits” for its unique smell, flavour and formidable spiny appearance.

Kuwait to seek private role in $36bn projects

Kuwait to seek private role in $36bn projects

Kuwait will invite private investors, including foreigners, to take part over the next two years in nine infrastructure...