The Khmer Empire was Southeast Asia’s largest empire during the 12th century. The empire’s centre of power was Angkor, where a series of capitals were constructed during the empire’s zenith.
The Cambodian genocide was carried out by the Khmer Rouge regime led by Pol Pot between 1975 and 1979 in which an estimated 1.5 to 3 million people died.
Many Cambodians still suffer from the trauma and the cicatrices of this tragic event.
We have a duty to honor the memory, but also have hope for the next generations and a brighter future.
Over the next decade, Cambodia will continue to strengthen its position within the ASEAN as a strategic partner; rich in travel and hospitality, cultural significance and precious commodities such as rice.
With our three core pillars focusing on culture, business and social causes, the Cambodian Association in Hong Kong will promote the strengths of the country across the local and expatriate communities.