In 1998, orchid farmer Law Moi Hwa lost 15 pots of prized orchids barely 24 hours after winning a prize for his specially bred orchids. The most expensive pot that was stolen was a new breed worth about $3,000 and it took five years to cultivate.
Hey, who needs diamonds when we have orchids? ;)
Source: The Straits Times.
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by Richard Chai