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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

08 May 2018

Malaysians in Singapore on a dash across strait hoping to sway vote

Many of the half a million Malaysians living and working in Singapore crossed the strait into their homeland late on Tuesday to cast their votes in Wednesday's national election, packing a busy causeway in a chaotic but at times festive mood.

08 May 2018

Malaysians in Singapore on a dash across strait hoping to sway vote

Many of the half a million Malaysians living and working in Singapore crossed the strait into their homeland late on Tuesday to cast their votes in Wednesday's national election, packing a busy causeway in a chaotic but at times festive mood.

18 Mar 2018

Quick fix? Struggling Singapore retailers turn to vending machines

SINGAPORE With sales stagnating and high rent and manpower costs eating away at his profits, Azan Tengku, the director of Singaporean gift company Kalms, decided to close down his stores and move all his products into vending machines.

22 Feb 2018

Singapore helps migrant workers track income after reports of unpaid wages

Singapore will help migrant workers set up bank accounts to ensure wages are paid after a report by a support group found some employers skipped town without paying their workers.

21 Feb 2018

Computer shops embrace lucrative business: outfitting cryptocurrency miners

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Some of the biggest electronics bazaars in Asia are being flooded with customers looking for the latest piece of technology: cryptocurrency mining rigs.

09 Feb 2018

Singapore's 'Escobar' to drop picture of Colombian drug lord after complaints

SINGAPORE The owner of a Singapore bar named "Escobar" said a picture of the Colombian drug lord may have been a bad choice after angry complaints and a warning from the narcotics agency in a country known for its zero-tolerance policy on illegal drugs.

02 Feb 2018

Singapore takes a jab at Time Out ranking as boring city

SINGAPORE Singapore's tourism agency has hit back at lifestyle magazine Time Out for ranking the wealthy city state among the world's least exciting cities, by releasing a video that mockingly declares, "There is nothing exciting to do."

29 Jan 2018

Singapore Airlines to boost digital investment to improve revenue, cut costs

SINGAPORE Singapore Airlines Ltd will invest "hundreds of millions" of dollars in digital technology over several years as part of a broader transformation designed to remain competitive against global rivals, its chief executive said on Monday.

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