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Agriculture exporters suffer as China rules tighten

Unsold stock and falling prices have hit Vietnamese seafood and agriculture producers hard as Chinese regulations restrict their entry.

Malaysia bets on durian as China goes bananas for world's smelliest fruit

The stinky, spiky durian is set to become Malaysia’s next major export as it rushes to develop thousands of acres to cash in on unprecedented demand from China.

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.
November 07, 2018 | 01:42 pm GMT+7

The seeds of a new business sprouts to Saigon

Selling durians for cheap as long as the seeds are retained or returned - Saigon gets into the act.
August 02, 2018 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Seeds sown for new durian sales pitch in Vietnam

Sellers and farmers in southern and Central Highlands are offering a 'durian buffet' to collect the fruit’s highly lucrative seeds.
July 15, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

How to peel and eat ‘exotic’ fruits in Vietnam

Make your visit a fruitful one by learning to enjoy the country’s tropical offerings the way locals do.
July 07, 2018 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Ask a tourist: What's the craziest thing in Vietnam?

VnExpress sets out onto the streets to find out first-timers' biggest fears.
March 30, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Durian sticky rice 'burrito' bridges breakfast divide

Americans tend to view breakfast like original sin—a meal you must spend the whole day atoning for.
October 09, 2016 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Backpackers vs. Durian in Vietnam

We brought backpackers in Hanoi into the most adventurous journey.
October 02, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Mekong Delta fruit farmers being killed off by saline intrusion

Vietnam’s 'fruit basket' is dying, and authorities don't have a solution.
July 26, 2016 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

“King of fruits” dethroned as drought sends prices spiraling

The worst drought in almost 100 years in Vietnam is wrecking havoc on the lives of durian farmers in the southern region.
May 17, 2016 | 04:30 pm GMT+7
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