Sweet pickings for those on the scent of wild durians

While Malaysian durians can be bought from markets here, some Singaporeans prefer picking them for free – despite it being an illegal activity.

SINGAPORE - It is 2am in a forest near the former Bulim cemetery in Jurong. Aside from the constant hum of crickets and frogs, it is eerily quiet as nothing is stirring around you.

But a violent breaking of branches and rustling of leaves, followed by a thud, quickly changes everything.

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