Europe burns cash to help businesses in deepening energy crisis
Russian President Vladimir Putin added to the energy price pain, sending oil and gas prices higher by announcing a partial military mobilisation.
EU seeks US$140 billion to insulate consumers from energy crisis
European governments have responded with measures ranging from capping consumer electricity and gas prices to offering credit and guarantees to power providers at risk of collapse.
EU to propose crisis measures to curb energy price spike
European governments have already ploughed hundreds of billions of euros into tax cuts, handouts and subsidies as they attempt to contain an energy crisis.
UK weighs huge support package as Europe battles energy crisis
Several countries are providing billions in support to energy distributors exposed to wild swings in prices that are forcing them to cough up huge collateral for supplies.
Last handful of fish: Crisis pushes more Sri Lankans into poverty
Some parents find it hard to scrape together the fares for children's trips to school, while others cannot afford to buy them even simple treats, such as ice-cream or sweets.
The high price of a Sri Lankan family's bid to flee crisis
Data from Sri Lanka's navy shows almost 1,000 people, many of them children, have been intercepted in Sri Lankan waters attempting to flee the country in the last three months.
Sri Lanka admits bankruptcy, crisis to drag through 2023
The island nation's 22 million people have endured months of galloping inflation and lengthy power cuts after the government ran out of foreign currency to import vital goods.
PM thanks Agong for confidence in govt’s handling of Covid-19
Muhyiddin Yassin says his Cabinet's priority is to fight the pandemic.