Malls, high rise buildings transforming ex-ghost city Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is second only to Laos in East Asia for the fastest rate of urban spatial expansion, according to the World Bank, and its economy is expected to grow at 6.9 per cent this year.
DECEMBER 21, 2015 - 6:00 AM

[PHNOM PENH] FROM glitzy malls and high-rise flats to five-star hotels, a luxury building boom in Phnom Penh is transforming a capital once reduced to a ghost town into one of Asia's fastest growing cities.

Inside the recently opened Aeon Mall in the heart of Phnom Penh, Cambodia's first...