Can Malaysia’s Youths Be the Future of Change?

By Ooi Tze Xiong

March 2021 U-40
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MUST YOUTHS CONTINUE to be constrained by the status quo of Malaysian politics, or can they break through to the forefront of change?“As a youth activist, I am cynical of the intentions of political parties. I also believe that by and large, this sentiment is shared by Malaysian youths,” says Qyira Yusri, the co-founder of Undi18. This was during the webinar Political Update: Can youth change Malaysian politics? organised by the Australia National University’s Malaysia Institute last October.Qyira’s observation is...

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Ooi Tze Xiong

currently delves into content creation and enjoys piloting drones as a hobby. After years of sojourning in cities across Malaysia and Singapore, he eventually decided to call Penang home.