My Turf: Balestier stall's one of the oldest durian sellers in Singapore

Ang Seck Puan, 80, the boss of Combat Durian, the oldest durian stall in Singapore, and his daughter Linda Ang on 1 Aug, 2018.
Ang Seck Puan, 80, the boss of Combat Durian, the oldest durian stall in Singapore, and his daughter Linda Ang on 1 Aug, 2018.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
An employee at Combat Durian weighing a durian for a customer on Aug 1, 2018.
An employee at Combat Durian weighing a durian for a customer on Aug 1, 2018.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
An employee at Combat Durian serving a customer on Aug 1, 2018.
An employee at Combat Durian serving a customer on Aug 1, 2018.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

My Turf is a fortnightly series that aims to share untold stories of our neighbourhoods. In this instalment, we take a look at one of the oldest durian stalls in Singapore, located in Balestier, as the durian season concludes.

SINGAPORE - Combat Durian, a stall located next to the Goh Chor Tua Pek Kong temple in Balestier, has been around for more than 50 years.

Photos of their customers including local actors and radio DJs, Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam and even Hong Kong actor Chow Yun Fat are plastered all over the walls at the stall at 249 Balestier Road.

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