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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SINGAPORE Short-term home rental service Airbnb on Friday called Singapore's regulatory framework "untenable" as authorities said they planned to hold discussions with home-sharing platforms and resident groups soon on how such accommodation may be allowed.
SINGAPORESoftBank Group's multi-billion dollar investment in Uber Technologies Inc opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns in a consolidation of a rapidly growing business across Asia, industry sources say.
SINGAPORE/BANGKOK When diaper maker DSG International (Thailand) wants to know what its customers are thinking, it often turns to Lazada, an e-commerce firm majority-owned by Alibaba Group Holding.
SINGAPORE Singapore's exports unexpectedly fell from a year earlier in September, data showed on Tuesday, their first on-year contraction in five months as electronics shipments posted their first decline in almost a year.
SINGAPORE Singapore's central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged on Friday, even as third-quarter economic growth beat market expectations, saying the economy could moderate next year as the global recovery enters a more mature phase.
Singapore's City Developments (CDL) has made an offer to buy the remaining shares of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) it does not own, in a deal that values the hotels group at about 1.8 billion pounds ($2.4 billion).
SINGAPORE Singapore's private home prices rose for the first time in four years in the third quarter, marking a possible turning point for the sector, with analysts expecting clearer signs of a property market recovery in 2018.
SINGAPORE Southeast Asia's Sea Ltd, which provides e-commerce and digital payments services, is eyeing a $1 billion offering of new shares in aggregate in a proposed IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, according to a document it has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
SINGAPORE Southeast Asian last-mile logistics provider Ninja Van is raising at least $60 million in its latest fundraising round, two sources said, as the Singapore-based company charts an aggressive expansion in key regional markets.
SINGAPORE The U.S. Navy on Thursday suspended wider search and rescue operations for sailors missing after the warship USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia earlier this week. | Video