The Buzz | US existing home sales rise in September

U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, yet the housing market has yet to fully shake off a slowdown that began in the middle of 2013. The

World briefs

TAIWAN A Taiwanese air force pilot was killed in an aerial collision between two training jets yesterday. One jet was not badly damaged, and the pilot flew it back to

Organized crime | Mexico offers USD110,000 reward for info on missing students

The Mexican government announced rewards yesterday of 1.5 million pesos (USD111,000) for information on 43 students from a rural teachers’ college who have been missing since Sept. 26. The government ran

Petition supporting taxi legislation changes launched

The association said in a press release that the petition calls for “the support of the government’s efforts to improve Macau’s taxi industry,” while also urging the administration to conduct

Local gaming revenue to see a 17 to 20 pct decline in Oct

Data related to gross gaming revenue collected until October 20 shows that gaming rooms are expected to gather between MOP29.200 million and MOP30.200 million. This gross revenue calculation range can

Crime or accident? Australian man found dead

The Judiciary Police (PJ) on Monday received a report at around 10 p.m. that suggested a foreign man fell from a height onto the fifth floor platform of the Prince

GOLF | Champions to battle in Venetian Macau Open

In a press conference yesterday, Scott Hend said that last week was exciting with the Hong Kong Open  and he expected the excitement to continue in Macau so that he

TOURISM | Online hotel reservations for 2013 surge by almost half

A survey on hotels and related establishments conducted by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) has found that receipts of local hotels and guesthouses generated from online transactions in 2013

Briefs | ‘Halloween Albergue’ to be held on Oct 25

Albergue SCM is putting on a Halloween party this Saturday. The event kicks off at 6.45 p.m. and includes dance and music performances and a “coke drinking competition.” A horror

Lusophone products to be showcased in China after MIF

speaking countries.  However, the MIF’s Organizing Committee coordinator, Ms Irene Lau, recalled that MIF will just act “as a platform, while products from these countries will be brought and showcased