Tenants of white building in dark on demolition

A sense of panic is growing inside Phnom Penh’s iconic White Building, with residents unsure of their fate after Phnom Penh Governor Pa Socheatvong said on Tuesday that the iconic apartment block was condemned and would be torn down.

Most residents spoken to Wednesday say they have received no official notice of eviction, or even of the inspections that reportedly found the building to be unsafe, despite City Hall saying it had made residents fully aware of the situation. …

Hul Reaksmey and Chan Cheuk Yin