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Malaysia’s coffee shops to charge for not ordering drinks

Malaysia’s coffee shops to charge for not ordering drinks

FRIDAY, August 19, 2022
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Coffee shop owner Micah Ooi, 37, often does not mind when patrons occupy a table without ordering any drinks. But it soon became a habit. Customers would come in and order food from the hawker stalls, but not cough up a single sen for a drink.

Coffeeshop owners who usually only sell drinks, earn their income through rental from food stall owners and selling drinks.

Frustrated, Ooi decided to put up a sign telling those who don’t order drinks that they must pay a 50sen fee per person.

“Sometimes, up to five customers would sit at a table without ordering any drinks.

“Most of these customers were tourists and I felt they should order something at the very least,” he said.

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Malaysia’s coffee shops to charge for not ordering drinks