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Poverty in Lebanon tripled over a decade, World Bank says

The National 23 May 2024
Poverty in Lebanon has more than tripled over a decade as overall prices jumped 15 times higher, eroding the purchasing power of families, the World Bank said in a report on Thursday ... The World Bank ...
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One out of three Lebanese poverty-stricken: World Bank

The New Arab 23 May 2024
One in every three Lebanese "was poverty-stricken in 2022," the World Bank said in a report covering about 60 percent of the country's population.
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Poverty in Lebanon more than tripled over decade: World Bank

Xinhua 23 May 2024
BEIRUT, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Poverty in Lebanon has more than tripled over a decade, with the percentage of people living below the poverty line up from 12 percent in 2012 to 44 percent in 2022, a World Bank report said on Thursday ... World Bank.
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Standard Bank denies its online AGM plan represents weak engagement

Independent online (SA) 23 May 2024
Standard Bank said in response to Business Report questions that its board believed that a virtual meeting would provide the most effective platform and opportunity for all shareholders to participate “meaningfully and substantively” in the AGM.
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Global carbon pricing revenues reached record USD 104 billion in 2023, milestone in climate action: Report

Beijing News 23 May 2024
Global carbon pricing revenues reached a record USD 104 billion in 2023, according to the World Bank's annual "State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2024" report ... This report can help expand the knowledge ...
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Poverty in Lebanon more than tripled in past decade: World Bank

Al Jazeera 23 May 2024
Poverty in Lebanon has more than tripled over the past 10 years, with the overall proportion of the country’s population living below the poverty line soaring to 44 percent, according to the World Bank.
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Poverty reaches 44% in Lebanon – World Bank

Amwal Al Ghad 23 May 2024
... to a new World Bank (WB) report released on Thursday.
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Open internet access

Manila Standard 23 May 2024
... access to fixed—or wired—internet, according to a World Bank report.
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WATCH: Digital transformation picks up pace in Sub-Saharan Africa

Business Day 23 May 2024
According to the World Bank’s latest report, the number of ...
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Poverty in Lebanon tripled to 44%, as high as 62% in rural areas: World Bank

Al Monitor 23 May 2024
May 23, 2024 ... On Thursday the World Bank released its report, “Lebanon Poverty and Equity Assessment 2024 ... It included 4,200 Lebanese, Syrian and other households, excluding Palestinians living in refugee camps ... ....
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Poverty in Lebanon more than triples over one decade

Kuna 23 May 2024
BEIRUT, May 23 (KUNA) -- Poverty in Lebanon has more than tripled over the past decade reaching 44 percent of the total population, according to a new World Bank report released on Thursday ... The report ...
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FEU eases online learning with Canvas

The Manila Times 23 May 2024
According to a report by two United Nations agencies and the World Bank, the pandemic's impact was severe on the Philippines' educational system, having endured the lengthiest pandemic-related school closures ... ....
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WEF raises concerns over quantum computing risks to CBDCs, cryptographic encryption

Cryptoslate 22 May 2024
The report highlighted that more than 98% of the world’s central banks are exploring CBDCs to improve cross-border payments and urged developing these systems with the risks of quantum computing in mind.
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Carbon pricing revenues reach record high $104 billion in 2023

Al Bawaba 22 May 2024
... according to the State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2024 report.
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