Kopi dates hit a sweet spot with hundreds signing up

Kopi Date is the brainchild of Mr Liu Zhiqun and Ms Lee Jing Lin, who came up with the idea last year. Both of them became a couple in June. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
Kopi Date is the brainchild of Mr Liu Zhiqun and Ms Lee Jing Lin, who came up with the idea last year. Both of them became a couple in June. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

Going on dates with strangers might give mum and dad nightmares but it has paid off for some who are looking for a new way of finding love.

More than 600 individuals - mostly young adults in their 20s and 30s - have signed up for "blind dates" arranged by Kopi Date.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 07, 2019, with the headline 'Kopi dates hit a sweet spot with hundreds signing up'. Subscribe