Poverty hits half the population

The poverty rate is expected to have surged to 55 percent in May 2020 (equivalent to 2.7 million people) from 28 percent in 2019 according to ‘Poverty in Lebanon’, a recent policy brief published by ESCWA, a UN organization. The rate of

IMF assistance is a must says government reform plan

A draft of a government reform program being circulated for discussion has placed the emphasis of obtaining external financial assistance to the tune of $10 billion to $15 billion. According to the draft plan, without such multilateral institution support, the economy would

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