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UKM Professor Says Those Who Can Afford Concert Tickets Should Not Be Complaining About Inflation

today22 July 2022


source: Laughing Squid

After a long hiatus, gigs and concerts finally made their comeback to Malaysian grounds, with major names such as Billie EilishΒ and Blackpink and Justin Bieber set to rock local stages.

Malaysian fans were quick to book tickets to catch their favourite artists, which raised a remark from a Professor at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

The rationale behind his criticism was the fact that Malaysians are currently struggling with soaring food prices and raised living costs, while tickets to live shows are selling out fast.

source: Sinar Harian

While Prof Datuk Dr Teo Kok Seong, who specialises in Ethnolinguistics, Linguistic Anthropology, and Peranakan Phenomenon as well as Nation Building; National Unity and Integration, acknowledged that everyone is entitled to some fun in their lives, however, the purchase of tickets for the newly unveiled 30 Years of Dewa 19 concert set to take place on September…

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Written by: Lara Lee

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