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Cambodian Residents Fear Eviction from Historic Building

They call it the White Building. But the faded concrete walls jut out toward the road in Phnom Penh like a soot-covered ghost from Cambodia's past. Children and laundry can be seen on the bare stairwells of the historic apartment building where nearly 2,500 mostly low-income residents are facing the possibility of eviction. Earlier this month, Phnom Penh Governor Pa Socheatvong was quoted as saying the White Building is being condemned and needs to be demolished, and that residents...

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