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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.

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Singapore's CPI seen up 0.5 percent year-on-year in February - Reuters poll

SINGAPORE Singapore's annual headline and core inflation rates likely accelerated in February from the previous month, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday.

14 Mar 2018

Singapore starts landmark public hearing on fake news

SINGAPORE Singapore on Wednesday began a public hearing on how to tackle the threat of fake news, with speakers suggesting measures ranging from blocking websites to balancing the interests of national security and free speech.

01 Mar 2018

Singapore's planned terror response stokes concerns over press freedom

SINGAPORE A proposed law in Singapore that would allow authorities to ban the transmission of images from terror attacks and reports about security operations has drawn criticism from non-government bodies and security experts as a curb on press freedom.

27 Feb 2018

Two Singapore Airbnb hosts plead guilty to unauthorized short-term rentals

SINGAPORE Two Singaporeans on trial for unauthorized short-term rentals posted on Airbnb pleaded guilty in court on Tuesday in the first such cases under the city-state's rules on short-term property letting introduced last year.

22 Feb 2018

Singaporean in megachurch fraud charged for trying to flee jail sentence

SINGAPORE A Singapore church official convicted in a multimillion-dollar fraud case was charged again in court on Thursday after trying to flee the city-state on a boat a day before he was to begin serving a reduced jail sentence.

15 Feb 2018

Singapore's annual exports in January get boost from petrochemicals, techs slide

SINGAPORE Singapore's annual exports in January surged despite another decline in electronics shipments, thanks to a welcome jump in sales of petrochemical products.

14 Feb 2018

Singapore cautious on outlook after 2017 growth hits 3-year high

SINGAPORE Singapore is expecting a moderation in economic growth this year, pressured by cooling shipments, after a global exports boom helped the city state clock its fastest expansion in three years in 2017.

07 Feb 2018

ASEAN hopes to expedite code of conduct on South China Sea - Singapore

SINGAPORE The Association of South East Asian Nations is hoping to expedite negotiations on a code of conduct with China for the South China Sea but it is not realistic to expect an agreement within a year, Singapore's defence minister said on Wednesday.

06 Feb 2018

Mitsubishi Aircraft sees more orders for jet, shrugs off cancellation

SINGAPORE Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp forecast more orders for its regional jet this year due to a cyclical upturn in the market, shrugging off the impact of last month's cancellation of an order for the long-delayed commercial aircraft.

04 Feb 2018

It's when, not if: Singapore worries, and prepares, for militant attack

SINGAPORE Armed officers patrol a train station where television screens and giant posters warn of the threat from militants. Nearby, fake gunmen storm a shopping mall in one of many recent terror attack simulations.


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