The Buzz | Villager in southern Philippines kills 4 in dowry feud

A distraught villager shot and killed his father-­in-law and three children yesterday over a dowry feud in the southern Philippines. The attack happened after midnight in the remote town of

Himalayan crisis | Nepal’s three main parties discuss formation of new government

  Leaders of Nepal’s three main political parties discussed formation of a new government yesterday following the adoption of a new constitution last month. Narayankaji Shrestha of the United Communist Party of

World Briefs

IRAQ A series of car bombings across Iraq yesterday killed at least 36 people and wounded dozens as the government continued its efforts to combat extremism across the country. The

Briefs | T’Way Air to launch Macau–Seoul route

South Korean low-cost carrier T’Way Airlines has announced that it will be launching a new Seoul–Macau route starting in late November. The service will include five weekly links to Incheon

Housing | 42,699 applicants apply for 1,900 available flats

The Housing Bureau (IH) president Ieong Kam Wa stressed that another application for economic housing units might only come if the land resources are made available. Ieong was speaking on

Transport | More buses for Seac Pai Van, UM campus

The Transport Bureau (DSAT) is updating four of its bus routes starting today in order to respond to citizens’ commuting needs, especially to and from Seac Pai Van and the

Tourism | Macau highlighted in New York

The roadshow included performances of the famous lion dance, and of Portuguese folk dance, and opportunities for visitors to dress in traditional folk costumes and to take photos with the

Transport | No sign of Uber operating in Macau yet

The ride-sharing app service Uber Technologies Inc. has made it to Hong Kong, where it has drawn both praise and controversy. A number of Uber drivers have been arrested, but

Critics claim Uber service illegal and unsafe

The controversial transportation application service Uber has come under increasing pressure and opposition from governments and local taxi service companies, who claim that its unlicensed drivers are unsafe and illegal. 2014

Forum aims to improve healthcare training and education

The 27th Sino-Luso International Medical Forum will be taking place in Macau from October 9 to 11. The forum addresses medical education and training in Macau and is entitled “Optimizing