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.
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HANOI Tensions are high on the South China Sea as Vietnam faces off against China over their overlapping maritime claims.
HANOI Tensions are high on the South China Sea as Vietnam faces off against China over their overlapping maritime claims. | Video
WASHINGTON/HANOI Vietnam has won the promise of a visit from a U.S. aircraft carrier and deeper defence cooperation from the United States as strains show with China over the disputed South China Sea.
HANOI Vietnam's state television broadcast images on Thursday of a former oil executive saying he had voluntarily returned home to face justice for corruption after Germany said he was abducted in Berlin and taken back by force.
HANOI/DHAKA, July 27 Bangladesh's plan to import rice from Thailand could be suspended due to high prices, the country's food ministry said on Thursday, after the government's deal with India fell through for the same reason.
HANOI/BANGKOK/DHAKA, July 13 Rice prices in India and Thailand, the world's top two exporters of the grain, fell this week on low export demand, traders said on Thursday.
HANOI/DHAKA, July 6 Rice prices in the world's top three exporters of the staple fell this week on weak demand, traders said on Thursday.
TAIPEI/HANOI A dust explosion rocked Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group's new steel plant in Vietnam late on Tuesday, a day after it resumed test operations for the first time since causing one of the country's worst environmental disasters last year.
HANOI Google Inc's parent firm, Alphabet, will work with Vietnam's communist government to stamp out "toxic" and illegal information on its platform, the Southeast Asian nation said on Friday.
HANOI The United States has transferred six patrol boats to the Vietnam coast guard, to help build security cooperation between the two countries, U.S. embassy in Hanoi said in a statement on Tuesday.