Peace Village at Tu Du Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City serves as a home for surviving child victims of Agent Orange, whom at high rate are stillborn or born with birth defects, such as skin disease, mental illness, and deformities.
File images: Tao Dan Park flowers, bonsai, artistic rocks and the Le Van Tam Park Flower Market are prepared and presented to bring out color in preparation for the Tet Vietnamese New Year. Vietnam. Images taken 19th - 21st January 2012
Minister of State at the Foreign Office, Cornelia Pieper, and Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany, Nguyen Thi Hoang Anh, sign agreement to the 'Intergovernmental agreement on design, construction and operation of the German House in Ho Chi Minh City'.
In South to North Vietnam there is still evidence of a war that ended 40 years ago, the Vietname War, as one visits the various hospitals. Hospital wards are filled with children and youths still affected by Agent Orange.
Images from a three-week journey in Vietnam. From North, Northeast, Central, and South parts of the country I found a people rich in culture and compassion who have moved on from its war image to embrace a promising future. Hanoi, Vietnam. 30/03/2010
Bank of India announces financial results for the quarter ended June '12. -Net Profit surges by 71.5% Y-O-Y -Operating Profit up by 19.9% Y-O-Y -ROA improves to 0.86% from 0.58% in Q1 last year. -Non-Interest Income grows by 27.4% YOY.