• Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:55:44
    Durian crops wiped out, homes damaged in fierce storm
    A pre-dawn storm ravaged hundreds of rai of durian orchards, whose ripe fruit were due to be harvested in a few days, and para-rubber plantations in Chumphon’s Patho district on Monday.
  • Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:00:00
    The very best of Thai fruit
    Thailand’s king and queen of fruit – the savoury durian and the luscious mangosteen – take centre-stage next month with fruit buffets being set up in hotels and department stores for fruit lovers’ endless pleasure.
  • Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:50:22
    Man arrested and 306kg of marijuana hidden under durian, corn seized
    Hat Yai police arrested an Amnartcharoen man on Monday morning for allegedly trying to smuggle 306 kilograms of marijuana under a pile of durian and corn to Songkhla province.
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  • Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:56:55
    Pickup carrying durian overturns in Phitsanulok
    A pickup truck carrying four tonnes of durian flipped on its side in Phitsanulok province on Thursday night.
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  • Wed, 07 Jun 2017 20:17:42
    It's durian time
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha checks to see whether the durian is ripe, during his visit to Chanthaburi on Wednesday.
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  • Tue, 06 Jun 2017 12:24:54
    PM casts vote for Chanthaburi durian
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha samples some durian at Government House on Tuesday.
  • Wed, 31 May 2017 14:47:48
    Durian orchard owner in Chumphon hangs himself
    A farmer is believed to have hanged himself from one of his durian trees over stress after a recent storm damaged all the young fruit in his orchard in Chumphon’s Patoh district.
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  • Sun, 28 May 2017 16:10:57
    Concern over worsening wild elephant behaviour after durian farm raided
    Wild elephants have raided a durian plantation in Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Hua Hin district, causing a local farmer more than Bt200,000 in damage.
  • Fri, 26 May 2017 14:59:26
    Warning over health problems from durian
    People with kidney disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and coronary stenosis should not eat too many durians as they could pose a health risk, Health Department Director General Dr Wachira Phengchan has warned.
  • Wed, 24 May 2017 18:36:29
    ‘Durian & Fruit Fest’ scheduled for Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket
    Central Food Retail Co, operator of Central Food Hall and Tops supermarkets, says it is cooperating with the government to boost domestic consumption and the travel sector by launching a new strategy to establish Thailand as the world’s destination for tropical fruits.
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  • Wed, 24 May 2017 15:47:27
    Bus firm offers durian transport facility
    For Thais, durian may be the “King of Fruits” but many foreigners compare its strong odour with smelly socks and even decaying bodies of animals.
  • Sat, 20 May 2017 14:29:01
    Durian and other fruity treats
    Central World’s Square A celebrates Thai fruits from Wednesday (May 24) until May 31 with an all-you can-eat buffet that features everything from Monthong durian and mangosteen to mango, banana, rambutan, lychee, watermelon, papaya and salak.
  • Fri, 19 May 2017 16:20:29
    Samut Songkhram durian auction to raise cash for needy children
    Samut Songkhram has launched a durian auction with a starting price for Bt1,500 to raise funds for breakfast and dinner preparation for 825 underprivileged kindergarten children and primary pupils at 26 schools.
  • Fri, 19 May 2017 16:13:01
    Drugs found in raid despite bid to cover smell with durian fruit
    An alleged methamphetamine pusher in Samut Prakan was arrested on Friday although he tried to put ripe durian fruit around his room to cover the smell of the drug.
  • Mon, 15 May 2017 09:24:10
    Rayong’s Klaeng district set to hold annual fruit fair
    The Klaeng district in Rayong will hold its annual four-day fruit fair starting Thursday, highlighting roasted durian, the district chief said.
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