In brief [Archives:2006/1001/Local News]

November 23 2006


– Bayer markets its Aspirin in Yemeni market

Nov. 22 ) After a two-decade absence, Germany's Bayer Healthcare has returned to Yemen with its famous product, Aspirin. The company resumed its exports of a variety of medicines to the Yemeni market in September. Last March, the company announced its return through the National Trading Company, a large corporation owned by the Hayyal Saeed Group. Bayer is known for having mainstreamed aspirin, as well as for its discovery of treatments for male impotence.


– Training course in lifesaving

Nov. 22 ) The Civil Defense and Fire Fighting Operation administration arranged a course in lifesaving with cooperating with Aden Cement Company on Monday. About 12 employees participated in the course. The course will be completed on Saturday. The course aims to spread awareness among the employees in the small companies and decrease the accidents that may happen. The trainees take theoretical lectures on the main principles for the civil defense work and how to use tools in emergency cases.


– French ambassador visits region

Nov. 22 ) The governor of Hodeidah, Mohammed Shamlan, met on Tuesday French ambassador to Sana'a Gean Gonbaih. The governor reviewed the characteristics of Hodeidah town and requirement of the development, particularly in domains of fisheries, agriculture and tourism. The French ambassador expressed interest of his country to improve mutual cooperation with Yemen's coast guard.


– Study to implement remedial facilities in Demt

Nov. 22 ) The Ministry of Water and Environment has begun initial preparations to make a number of resorts and tourist facilities in Demt area in Al-Dale which famous for hot springs. The ministry was communicating with some local companies to carry out several projects including tourist resorts and remedial facilities in Demt, pointing out that the Gulf companies which are interested in tourism have shown real interests in investing such area according to the Ministry of Water and Environment.


– Medical Army team treat 8,000 patients free

Nov. 22 ) The Ministry of Defense arranged the 10th medical campaign for citizens in Shabwah . The medical team continues its free campaign, which runs from Nov. 7 to Nov. 27. The medical team includes 45 specialists divided into three medical teams who work on the field while another team works in Atiq Central Hospital. The team performed many surgeries in Atiq`s hospital while the team moved difficult surgeries to the Army Hospital in Sana'a.


Five ancient origins and six heritage graves discovered

Nov. 22 ) The General Committee for Heritages and Museums noticed that the Russian researchers team have discovered Five ancient origins and six heritage graves during research on Socotra Island. “This heritage history return to the Middle Ages and this is the second field research for the Russian team in this month