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SINGAPORE — OCBC Bank will temporarily close 22 of its branches from 9 April to 4 May, as it expects reduced traffic amid enhanced social distancing measures.
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US Navy Captain Brett Crozier was cheered by hundreds of sailors as he left the USS Roosevelt docked in Guam after his controversial firing by the Pentagon, videos showed Friday. The respected head of the aircraft carrier, hit by the fast-moving coronavirus pandemic, was removed from his command by Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly Thursday after a letter Crozier wrote pleading with the Pentagon for support for the crew was leaked into the public. "Captain Crozier, Captain Crozier," sailors on the deck of the warship chanted as they clapped.
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US accused of 'modern piracy' after diversion of masks meant for Europe. German politician adds to chorus of complaints about American tactics to source protective gear
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Colourful former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is to become a father at the age of 89 with his wife Fabiana Flosi, who is half his age, expecting a son in July, he told The Daily Mail on Friday. Ecclestone, who revolutionised Formula One as chief executive from 1978 to 2017, has three adult daughters from two previous marriages. Ecclestone said his greatest delight was for his 44-year-old marketing executive wife.
“This is voluntary. I don’t think I am going to be doing it,” the president told reporters at Friday's coronavirus task force meeting.