History of Brunei Darussalam State

History of Brunei Darussalam State

History of Brunei Darussalam State

History of Brunei Darussalam State

       Brunei Darussalam Kingdom State is one of the Islamic kingdom states in the north of Borneo bordering the South China Sea in the north, and Sarawak in the west, and east. The total area of ​​Brunei is 5,765 km. (Also read : Brief History of Laos Country)

The Origin of the Name of Brunei Darussalam

       Brunei is the oldest country among the kingdoms in Malay lands. The existence of the Old Brunei was obtained based on Arabic, Chinese and oral traditions. In the records of Chinese History known as Po-li, Po-lo, Poni or Puni and Bunlai. In Arabic records it is recognized by Dzabaj or Randj.

       An oral tradition note was obtained from Syair Awang Semaun who said that Brunei came from words, “Baru-nah”, after the group of clans or Sakai tribes led by Pateh Berbai went to the Brunei River looking for a place to establish a new country. After getting the area which had a very strategic position which was flanked by hills, water, easy to recognize and for transportation and rich fish as a lot of food sources in rivers, so they said new words, which means the place was very good, well-pleased and appropriate in their hearts to establish the country as they wished. Then the new words, eventually changed to Brunei. read more

Brief History the State of Cambodia

Brief History the State of Cambodia

Brief History the State of Cambodia

Brief History the State of Cambodia

       Cambodia is officially named the Kingdom of Cambodia, a country in Southeast Asia with a total area of ​​181,035 km2. The population of Cambodia is more than 14.8 million. The official religion in Cambodia is Buddhism with about 95% of Cambodia’s population. Cambodia’s capital and largest city is Phnom Penh. The form of the Cambodian state is a democratic constitutional monarchy. (Also read : Brief History of Thailand Kingdom)

Cambodian History

       The development of Cambodian civilization occurred in the 1st century AD. During the 3,4th and 5th centuries AD, the Funan and Chenla countries united to develop Cambodia. These countries had close relations with China and India. The power of these two countries collapsed when the Khmer Kingdom was established and ruled in the 9th century to the 13th century.

       The Khmer Kingdom survived into the 15th century. The capital of the Khmer Kingdom was located in Angkor, an area that was built during the heyday of the Khmer. Angkor Wat, which was also built at the time, became a symbol of Khmer rule. read more

Brief History of Singapore Country

Brief History of Singapore Country

Brief History of Singapore Country

Brief History of Singapore Country

       Singapore has become one of the modern countries that is now growing rapidly in various fields of industry and education. As one of the countries that has always been in the spotlight, of course there is history behind its independence. Who would have thought the name Singapore itself has an interesting story when the British government was looking for a port to stop and become a new trading post in the Malacca Strait. A figure in England named Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles was a person who was instrumental in the development of this small island. What is Singapore’s long history like to be able to be as independent and large as it is now? The following is a brief an explanation of the Brief History of Singapore Country.

The Origin of the Singapore Name

       The name of Singapore certainly has a meaning and origin that you need to know. In Sanskrit “Simha” means lion and “Pura” means city. Why it uses Sanskrit? At the beginning of the 14th century Prince Sriwijaya named Sang Nila Utama stopped at an island that he did not know about. The island was considered strategic enough to be made a shipping and trade center because it was located at the tip of the Malay Peninsula. At that time the prince was stopping to rest on the island. When hunting, the prince saw an animal running fast in front of him. However, he never knew what animal it was. However, the prince considered that the animal was a type of lion. Due to often seeing these animals while hunting or continuing their journey, the prince gave the island’s name as Singapore. (Read the complete Origin Of Singapore Name at : The Legend of Singapore) read more