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A. Ananthalakshmi

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

13 Oct 2017

Former friend Malaysia halts all imports from North Korea, data shows

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia, which until recently had been one of Pyongyang's closest friends, has halted all imports from North Korea, as part of global efforts to cut off funding over its nuclear and missile programs.

13 Oct 2017

Former friend Malaysia halts all imports from North Korea, data shows

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia, which until recently had been one of Pyongyang's closest friends, has halted all imports from North Korea, as part of global efforts to cut off funding over its nuclear and missile programmes.

06 Oct 2017

From food to cosmetics, Japan firms eye Malaysia's halal industry: SMBC

KUALA LUMPUR Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp (SMBC) is looking to back a push by Japanese firms planning to invest in Malaysia's Sharia-compliant halal market, an SMBC official said.

04 Oct 2017

Malaysia's Petronas puts some Canadian assets up for sale: adviser

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian state energy firm Petroliam Nasional Berhad, or Petronas, is looking to sell some oil and gas assets owned by its Canadian unit Progress Energy, its adviser BMO Capital Markets said.

14 Sep 2017

Boys 'cried from barred windows' as Islamic school blaze kills 23 in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR A blaze at an Islamic boarding school in the Malaysian capital killed at least 23 people on Thursday, most of them teenage boys who cried for help from barred windows, officials and witnesses said. | Video

25 Aug 2017

Malaysia's Petronas raises payout commitment to government as profit surges

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's state-owned energy firm Petroliam Nasional Bhd [PETR.UL] on Friday raised its dividend payment commitment to the government after reporting that second-quarter profit quadrupled because of higher oil prices and improved margins.

17 Aug 2017

Petronas 2.0: tougher on costs and more downstream

KUALA LUMPUR When Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin took over as CEO of Malaysian state energy firm Petronas in April 2015, the price of a barrel of Brent crude oil had tumbled to around $55, half the level of the previous year.

15 Aug 2017

Interview: Leaner, meaner Petronas targets key markets for growth

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian state energy firm Petronas will focus on a few select markets for expansion, its CEO told Reuters, as it positions itself as leaner and meaner for a medium-term period of relatively low oil prices.

15 Aug 2017

Petronas expects balance in oversupplied LNG market in 2023

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian state energy company Petroliam Nasional Berhad [PETR.UL] expects the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market to remain oversupplied until as late as 2023, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

11 Jul 2017

Lotte Chemical Titan in weak Malaysian debut after IPO scaled back

KUALA LUMPUR Shares of Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd fell in their Malaysian stock market debut, a further indication of weak investor demand after the size of its offering was slashed by a fifth last week.

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