Phnom Penh’s governor on Thursday refused to confirm whether two buildings close to the Royal Palace will be pulled down after local district and commune officials said Wednesday that their demolition due to height violations was imminent. Governor Pa Socheatvong de*clined to comment on the reports of demolitions, saying instead that a number of consultations were underway. “I cannot discuss what buildings will be demolished because there is technical work that needs to be discussed with the department of municipal public works about demolishment of illegal buildings—so please, give me more time,” the governor said. Provisional height restrictions
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