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Beh Lih Yi

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

25 May 2018

Daily violence, sex abuse in Walmart's Asian suppliers - charities

KUALA LUMPUR/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women who work in Asian factories making clothes for the global retail giant Walmart are at "daily risk" of slapping, sexual abuse and other harassment, rights groups said on Friday.

25 May 2018

Daily violence, sex abuse in Walmart's Asian suppliers - charities

KUALA LUMPUR/LONDON, May 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - W omen who work in Asian factories making clothes for the global retail giant Walmart are at "daily risk" of slapping, sexual abuse and other harassment, rights groups said on Friday.

24 May 2018

Menstruation magazine cover sparks censorship row in New Zealand

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A New Zealand university has apologized after it seized hundreds of copies of a campus magazine that featured a cover on menstruation, sparking anger from students saying the move reinforced social stigmas and amounted to censorship.

24 May 2018

Menstruation magazine cover sparks censorship row in New Zealand

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A New Zealand university has apologised after it seized hundreds of copies of a campus magazine that featured a cover on menstruation, sparking anger from students saying the move reinforced social stigmas and amounted to censorship.

21 May 2018

Women sidelined in new Malaysian government, despite campaign promises

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malaysia's new government is failing to ensure women hold a third of its policy-making positions, despite pledges during the campaign leading up to historic elections this month, campaigners said on Monday.

21 May 2018

Women sidelined in new Malaysian government, despite campaign promises

KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - M alaysia's new government is failing to ensure women hold a third of its policy-making positions, despite pledges during the campaign leading up to historic elections this month, campaigners said on Monday.

26 Apr 2018

Hong Kong lawmakers push for UK-style anti-slavery law

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hong Kong should introduce a law that will stamp out human trafficking and stop illegal profits passing through the financial hub, a lawmaker who is spearheading an anti-slavery campaign has urged.

24 Apr 2018

Viral photo prompts Indonesian government moves towards banning child marriage

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indonesia is moving towards a ban on child marriage, officials said on Tuesday after a photo of a teenage couple who tried to tie the knot went viral on social media.

23 Apr 2018

'Goddesses' to 'men only': China tech firms pledge to end sexist job ads

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Chinese tech firms pledged on Monday to tackle gender bias in recruitment after a rights group said they routinely favored male candidates, luring applicants with the promise of working with "beautiful girls" in job adverts.

23 Apr 2018

'Goddesses' to 'men only': China tech firms pledge to end sexist job ads

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - C hinese tech firms pledged on Monday to tackle gender bias in recruitment after a rights group said they routinely favoured male candidates, luring applicants with the promise of working with "beautiful girls" in job adverts.

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