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Live Your Dream Season 2: Paint a new start

A true artist does not rely only on his eyes to paint a beautiful picture. Wesley Seah, 50, is a Chinese ink painting and calligraphy artist who is completely blind in his right eye and has barely 40 per cent of vision left in his left eye. «Who is t
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Live Your Dream Season 2: Paint a new start

A true artist does not rely only on his eyes to paint a beautiful picture. Wesley Seah, 50, is a Chinese ink painting and calligraphy artist who is completely blind in his right eye and has barely 40 per cent of vision left in his left eye. «Who is to say that a person with disability cannot perform certain tasks? I may be disabled but I am enabled differently», says Wesley who developed a rare type of glaucoma at the age of 35, in the midst of his career peak. He is the physical embodiment of 'nothing is impossible'.

Iniesta may make J.League debut on Sunday

Andres Iniesta could make his J.League debut at the weekend when his new club Vissel Kobe host Shonan Bellmare, the Spaniard said after arriving in Japan on Wednesday.
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Iniesta may make J.League debut on Sunday

Andres Iniesta could make his J.League debut at the weekend when his new club Vissel Kobe host Shonan Bellmare, the Spaniard said after arriving in Japan on Wednesday.

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway loosens policy on stock buybacks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday made it easier for the company to buy its own shares, a change that could help billionaire Chairman Warren Buffett deploy more of the conglomerate's cash.
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Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway loosens policy on stock buybacks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday made it easier for the company to buy its own shares, a change that could help billionaire Chairman Warren Buffett deploy more of the conglomerate's cash.

France's Giroud savours World Cup glory despite criticism

France striker Olivier Giroud says criticism has always motivated him to do better and the 31-year-old is pleased to silence his detractors with his stellar work rate in his team's World Cup triumph in Russia.
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France's Giroud savours World Cup glory despite criticism

France striker Olivier Giroud says criticism has always motivated him to do better and the 31-year-old is pleased to silence his detractors with his stellar work rate in his team's World Cup triumph in Russia.

Huge catch found floating in Bedok Reservoir

Stomp contributor Rachel was having her morning jog at Bedok Reservoir at around 8.20am on Saturday (Jul 14) when she saw a huge fish being put into a bag. Rachel said there were a total of three guys around the fish, of which two of them were cleaners. Rac
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Huge catch found floating in Bedok Reservoir

Stomp contributor Rachel was having her morning jog at Bedok Reservoir at around 8.20am on Saturday (Jul 14) when she saw a huge fish being put into a bag. Rachel said there were a total of three guys around the fish, of which two of them were cleaners. Rachel had identified one of them as an officer from Singapore Power (SP) as it was written on the back of his shirt.

IBM seeks US$167 million from Groupon in dispute over early internet patents

International Business Machines Corp on Monday asked a U.S. jury to award it US$167 million in a lawsuit accusing e-commerce marketplace operator Groupon Inc of using patented technology without authorization.
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IBM seeks US$167 million from Groupon in dispute over early internet patents

International Business Machines Corp on Monday asked a U.S. jury to award it US$167 million in a lawsuit accusing e-commerce marketplace operator Groupon Inc of using patented technology without authorization.

Commentary: Too much or too little water can be a headache. Just ask China

Issues concerning water are raising tensions between provinces in the world's most populous country, and between China and its neighbours, says one water policy expert.
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Commentary: Too much or too little water can be a headache. Just ask China

Issues concerning water are raising tensions between provinces in the world's most populous country, and between China and its neighbours, says one water policy expert.

Blind heading back to Ajax after United agree terms

Manchester United have agreed terms with Ajax Amsterdam for Netherlands international Daley Blind to return to the Dutch club, the Premier League team announced on Monday.
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Blind heading back to Ajax after United agree terms

Manchester United have agreed terms with Ajax Amsterdam for Netherlands international Daley Blind to return to the Dutch club, the Premier League team announced on Monday.

Clashes, road accidents mar French World Cup partying

Dozens of youths shattered windows at a popular store on the Champs Elysees avenue Sunday while hundreds of thousands of fans celebrated France's World Cup victory, according to an AFP journalist at the scene.
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Clashes, road accidents mar French World Cup partying

Dozens of youths shattered windows at a popular store on the Champs Elysees avenue Sunday while hundreds of thousands of fans celebrated France's World Cup victory, according to an AFP journalist at the scene.

Asian shares edge lower as investors await China data

Asian shares were lower on Monday, brushing off the firmer Wall Street lead as investor caution dominated ahead of the release of key Chinese economic data, which is expected to show signs of a slowdown.
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Asian shares edge lower as investors await China data

Asian shares were lower on Monday, brushing off the firmer Wall Street lead as investor caution dominated ahead of the release of key Chinese economic data, which is expected to show signs of a slowdown.

Golf - Suwannapura tops Lincicome in playoff to win Marathon Classic

Thidapa Suwannapura hardly could believe it after she outlasted Brittany Lincicome in a sudden-death playoff to win the Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Ohio.
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Golf - Suwannapura tops Lincicome in playoff to win Marathon Classic

Thidapa Suwannapura hardly could believe it after she outlasted Brittany Lincicome in a sudden-death playoff to win the Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Ohio.

Poulter denies allegation of verbal abuse at Scottish Open

Ian Poulter has denied verbally abusing a marshal at the Scottish Open on Sunday, after the volunteer wrote a letter of complaint to the European Tour.
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Poulter denies allegation of verbal abuse at Scottish Open

Ian Poulter has denied verbally abusing a marshal at the Scottish Open on Sunday, after the volunteer wrote a letter of complaint to the European Tour.

At least 15 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens injured in a landslide at an old jade mine in northern Myanmar, state media reported on Sunday, as rains complicate the search for more victims.
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At least 15 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens injured in a landslide at an old jade mine in northern Myanmar, state media reported on Sunday, as rains complicate the search for more victims.

Nigeria's ruling party wins Ekiti state vote

Nigeria's ruling party won a state governorship election this weekend after unseating the opposition incumbent, officials said, giving President Muhammadu Buhari a boost ahead of national polls next year.
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Nigeria's ruling party wins Ekiti state vote

Nigeria's ruling party won a state governorship election this weekend after unseating the opposition incumbent, officials said, giving President Muhammadu Buhari a boost ahead of national polls next year.

As World Cup ends, Russia's stadiums face uncertain future

Russian President Vladimir Putin knows the legacy of his World Cup will be judged partly by the fate of the stadiums after the tournament and he is determined they are put to good use.
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As World Cup ends, Russia's stadiums face uncertain future

Russian President Vladimir Putin knows the legacy of his World Cup will be judged partly by the fate of the stadiums after the tournament and he is determined they are put to good use.

Du Plessis 'big fan' of scrapping toss in tests

The idea of scrapping the traditional coin toss prior to test matches has found a "big fan" in South Africa captain Faf du Plessis who believes it would help reduce home advantage and bring more balance.
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Du Plessis 'big fan' of scrapping toss in tests

The idea of scrapping the traditional coin toss prior to test matches has found a "big fan" in South Africa captain Faf du Plessis who believes it would help reduce home advantage and bring more balance.

Thailand's rescued cave boys won't see World Cup final live - hospital

Twelve boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded Thai cave will watch a recording of the World Cup final which takes place on Sunday, not the live broadcast, an official at the hospital they are staying in said.
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Thailand's rescued cave boys won't see World Cup final live - hospital

Twelve boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded Thai cave will watch a recording of the World Cup final which takes place on Sunday, not the live broadcast, an official at the hospital they are staying in said.

Cave rescue highlights plight of Thailand's stateless people

On the Thai side of the mountainous border with Myanmar, where 12 boys and their football coach were rescued from a flooded cave last week, thousands of stateless people live trapped between countries with no access to some basic rights.
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Cave rescue highlights plight of Thailand's stateless people

On the Thai side of the mountainous border with Myanmar, where 12 boys and their football coach were rescued from a flooded cave last week, thousands of stateless people live trapped between countries with no access to some basic rights.

Highchairs and cuddles - how parliaments are catering for lawmaker mums

When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to parliament after becoming only the second elected leader in the world to have a baby in office, her daughter will be allowed to cuddle with her during debates and swim in the pool.
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Highchairs and cuddles - how parliaments are catering for lawmaker mums

When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to parliament after becoming only the second elected leader in the world to have a baby in office, her daughter will be allowed to cuddle with her during debates and swim in the pool.

AirAsia mulls dual Airbus jet order but how much will it pay?

AirAsia is discussing the possible purchase of another 100 Airbus A321neo jets as the company's chief executive officer, Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes, and Airbus go down to the wire in parallel negotiations for an expanded order for larger A330neo je
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AirAsia mulls dual Airbus jet order but how much will it pay?

AirAsia is discussing the possible purchase of another 100 Airbus A321neo jets as the company's chief executive officer, Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes, and Airbus go down to the wire in parallel negotiations for an expanded order for larger A330neo jets, industry sources said.

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