Political map of Southeast Asia circa 1300 CE. Khmer Empire is in red, Lavo kingdom/Dvaravati in light blue, Sukhothai empire in orange, Champa in yellow, Dai Viet in blue, kingdom of Lanna in purple.
Cambodian roots: pre-Angkor archaeological site of Wat Phu Champasak in Laos
A Cambodian won’t say they’re ‘Cambodian’. They’ll always refer to themselves as ‘Khmer’. Why is this the case when the ancient Khmer empire dissolved in 1…
Collapse of Angkor and The End of the Khmer Empire
The factors leading to the end of the Khmer Empire (or Angkor civilization) are varied, and the potential for learning about the fall is enormous.
'First Lady' of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge dies at 83
The former "first lady" of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime died Saturday, according to a UN-backed tribunal, without victims ever seeing her face...