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FATHER USES MASSAGE AS AN EXCUSE TO FONDLE 11-YEAR OLD DAUGHTER

If his wife was out, the man would also ask his daughter, who turned 11 that year, to remove her shirt and bra as well. On the day of the offence, he lifted her bra while massaging her and fondled her breasts as she sat up at his request. He then told her to take off her shorts and underwear, and continued to touch her.

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LAZY POLICEMAN FORGED LOGBOOK ENTRIES TO AVOID DOING WORK!

The DPP said the case was a unique one involving forgery of the daily monitoring returns list such that Norazly would not need to commence investigation into the matters as directed by his superior. "The 32 cases for which the accused has been charged with involved six cases of 'unnatural deaths' where coroner inquiries would be conducted, eight cases of deaths with natural causes and 18 active matters which required investigations to be conducted. Due to the accused's offending behaviour, investigations into these live cases were not carried out until his crimes were eventually discovered," he said.

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MORE TOURISTS UNHAPPY WITH HOTELS, RESTAURANTS

MORE tourists are unhappy with restaurants and hotels here, the latest Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore has found. The annual survey by the Institute of Service Excellence (ISES) saw a significant drop in consumer satisfaction for the food and beverage (F&B) sector to 65.8 points from 70.3 last year - the lowest since 2011. The institute's director, Ms Caroline Lim, said the manpower crunch, as well as higher tourist expectations, led to the decline.

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ANTI-IMMIGRATION CALLS IN EUROPE SPAN POLITICAL SPECTRUM

"I accept that not all Muslims are terrorists, but it is also true that most terrorists are Muslims," quipped Mr Geert Wilders, the populist politician who founded the anti-immigrant Party for Freedom in the Netherlands. "More and more veils, and more and more burqas: This is a military occupation," said Ms Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's National Front, now easily the single most popular politician.

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BETTER SCORES NOW NEEDED FOR NUS ARTS FACULTY

REMEMBER the days when one B and two Cs would get a student into the arts and social sciences faculty of the National University of Singapore? Not any more. This year, A-level holders needed at least an A and two Bs, despite the faculty taking in the largest number of students at the university - 1,700 in all.

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WHY ENGINEERING GRADS MOVE ON TO OTHER JOBS

"The work was monotonous, the pay of my seniors seemed stagnant and they had limited career progression options," said the 26-year-old, who has since become a personal banker. "About a third of my friends who studied engineering ended up doing something completely different," he added.

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