Kyi Sin

Kyi Sin is a Research Officer at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. He completed his MA in Contemporary China Studies in 2021. He was also active in Myanmar politics as a young member of the National League for Democracy and served in different roles in the party from 2015 to 2019.

Articles by Kyi Sin (4)

Common Goal for Myanmar’s Warring Groups: Currying Favour With China

Kyi Sin

In an unexpected twist, the warring groups in Myanmar’s civil war have a unified goal: combatting cybercrime and ingratiating themselves with China.

Who Decides the Cessation of Violence in Myanmar? A Grinding Battle for Control

Thida|Kyi Sin

As the violence in Myanmar looks set to spill over into another year of intractable struggle, both sides are dealing with morale and discipline problems within their armed units. The main suffering is borne by the civilians who, despite all the tribulations, remain defiant.

The State Administration Council and Aung San Suu Kyi: The Lady is Not for Turning?

Kyi Sin|Moe Thuzar

Two recent developments in Myanmar suggest that the State Administration Council has come round to banking on the iconic status of Aung San Suu Kyi as a political ploy.

Resistance Forces in Myanmar: Changing the State of Play with Weaponised Drones

Kyi Sin

The use of weaponised drones by Myanmar’s resistance forces is giving them an edge over junta forces.