The Buzz | Average US rate on 30-year mortgage edges up to 3.67 percent

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week but remained close to historically low levels with the spring home-buying season underway. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for

William and Kate | New royal baby expected in coming days

Royal fans are ready to welcome Prince William and Kate’s second child — a younger brother or sister to Prince George, whose birth two years ago whipped up a worldwide

World Briefs

THAILAND The United Nations human rights office urges Thailand to speed up an investigation into the disappearance of an ethnic minority environmental activist who helped villagers report illegal activity in

Melco announces innovative retail partnership at Studio City

Melco Crown Entertainment and Taubman Asia yesterday unveiled plans to develop a retail project to be located at Studio City, a cinematically themed entertainment, retail and gaming resort currently under

Galaxy clears way for new casinos with early earnings

Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. pushed out quarterly results about a month earlier than usual, turning its attention to opening two new Macau casinos and winning back gamblers scared away by

Sheldon Adelson on career advancement | ‘If you’re not a risk taker, you shouldn’t be an entrepreneur’

No risk, no gain – this is certainly a proverb to bear in mind for employees working for Sands China, as the gaming operator’s chief executive officer, Sheldon Adelson, shared

5th Beishan World Music Festival to take the stage this weekend

The annual Beishan World Music Festival returns this weekend for its fifth edition at the Beishan Theatre in Zhuhai. It will involve a total of 14 bands from 13 countries. Tomorrow’s

Cooperation | Sino-Luso meeting to take place in Guinea-Bissau

The business meeting between China and the Portuguese- speaking countries will take place later this year in Guinea-Bissau, said Echo Chan, coordinator of Forum Macau’s Support Office. This is the first

HEALTH | Medical forum highlights obstetric training

The 24th session of Macau’s Sino-Luso International Medical Forum will feature workshops and lectures on multi-professional in practical obstetric training this upcoming Sunday and Monday. According to a press release issued

Restaurant charges increased 8 pct year-on-year

These increases were observed in the price index of restaurant services (+7.86 pct), clothing & footwear (+5.49 pct); and entertainment and cultural activities (+5.18 pct). On the contrary, the price