AL-SAHWA: Sanaa (Weekly) 6-11-97. [Archives:1997/45/Press Review]

November 10 1997

[Yemeni Congregation for Reform (Islah)]
News Review: 1- The President orders the return of all public employees who were dismissed from their jobs for no valid reasons. 2- Parliament Speaker, Sheikh Al-Ahmer intervenes to solve problem of fishermen evicted from shanty town in Aden. 3- Islah bloc in parliament rejects rise in diesel prices for affecting many people, especially farmers. 4- Islah Shoura Council in Sanaa held extraordinary session to discuss recetn national developments. 5- Businessman takes tax authority to court for violating Yemeni Constitution – it started levying new production, consumption and service tax before end of period stipulated by law. 6- Islah Chriatble Society continues its program to educate Somali refugees in Yemen – Salam Institute in Abyan refugee camp has 384 students. 7- Aden port authorities fined foreign ship YR 500,000 and $1,000 for hydraulic oil spilled by Loading & Unloading Co. workers. 8- Yemeni Teachers’ Syndicate [Islah affiliated] condemns salary cuts imposed on teachers in Abyan for the benefit of so-called Education Professions Syndiacte [PGC affiliated].