Sunday, July 3, 2022


Jordan chlorine gas blast kills at least 12, injures over 250

Nearby areas were evacuated and residents told to stay indoors as emergency responders established a 500m cordon around the site of the incident.

Biden seeks three-month federal gas tax holiday as prices skyrocket

Biden, whose popularity has plummeted alongside soaring inflation, has made tackling surging prices his top domestic priority while finding few ready tools at his disposal to directly impact them.

Germany risks recession as Russian gas crisis deepens

The EU relied on Russia for as much as 40% of its gas needs before the war - rising to 55% for Germany - leaving a huge gap to fill in an already tight global gas market.

Europe may shift back to coal as Russia turns down gas flows

Germany, Italy, Austria and the Netherlands have signalled that coal-fired power plants could help see the continent through a crisis that has sent gas prices surging and added to the challenge facing policymakers battling inflation.

Russian gas flows to Europe fall further amid diplomatic tussle

The drop in supply comes as the leaders of Germany, Italy and France visit Ukraine under pressure to provide Kyiv more weapons for its war with Russia and back its bid to join the European Union.

Sri Lanka saves scarce gas for cremations

The island nation's 22 million people have faced months of food, petrol and medicine shortages after traders ran out of money to import essentials.

Russia and Iran discuss swapping supplies for oil and gas, goods logistics

Russia has been tackling Western sanctions, which curbed its oil exports and production by restricting trade and financing.

Gas still flows from Russia to Europe as buyers navigate Putin’s rouble order

Analysts say the plan, which puts Gazprom at the heart of the trade, is more about shielding it from future sanctions than depriving Europe of gas.

US, EU create task force to wean Europe off Russian gas

The initiative will see the US work with partners to strive to supply Europe with an extra 15 billion cubic metres of liquefied natural gas this year.

Fuel subsidies surged by up to 10 times since 2021, says finance minister

Tengku Zafrul Aziz says subsidies for petrol, diesel and liquefied petroleum gas increased from RM200 million for January 2021 to more than RM2 billion for January 2022.

Haiti gas truck explosion kills 62, injures dozens

The truck crashed and passersby had rushed to collect the escaped gas.

KM Sarawak harap Ismail teruskan polisi pentadbiran Muhyiddin berhubung Sarawak

Abang Johari Openg berkata rakyat Sarawak mahu melihat hak dan keistimewaan dalam MA63 dikuatkuasakan.

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