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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

16 May 2018

Corrected: No party has monopoly on power, says Singapore PM, week after surprise Malaysia election

SINGAPORE Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Wednesday his People's Action Party (PAP), which has governed for more than five decades, does not have a "monopoly of power" and should not take its role for granted.

12 May 2018

Trump, Kim summit in Singapore presents logistical challenges for North Korea

SINGAPORE North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's trip to Singapore for talks with U.S. President Donald Trump poses logistical challenges that are likely to include using Soviet-era aircraft to carry him and his limousine, as well as dozens of security and other support staff.   

11 May 2018

Trump, Kim summit in Singapore presents logistical challenges for North Korea

SINGAPORE, May 11 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's trip to Singapore for talks with U.S. President Donald Trump poses logistical challenges that are likely to include using Soviet-era aircraft to carry him and his limousine, as well as dozens of security and other support staff.

28 Apr 2018

U.S., China trade tensions a pressing concern for ASEAN - Singapore PM

SINGAPORE Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday a mounting trade spat between the United States and China was one of the most pressing worries for Southeast Asian nations as their leaders echoed the concern over rising protectionism.

24 Apr 2018

ASEAN summit to focus on Myanmar, South China Sea but little progress expected

SINGAPORE Southeast Asian leaders will focus on trade wars, the crisis in Myanmar and security tensions in the disputed South China Sea at a summit this weekend, but it's highly unlikely there will be any headline-grabbing progress on the issues.

06 Feb 2018

SE Asia ministers air concerns over Beijing's activities in South China Sea

SINGAPORE Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Tuesday aired concerns over China's activities in disputed areas of the South China Sea, noting that land reclamation continued even after talks began between their 10-member bloc and Beijing to agree a code of conduct.

14 Nov 2017

Aberdeen Standard upbeat on Singapore banks, warns on DBS provisions

SINGAPORE Aberdeen Standard Investments said it likes Singapore banks due to their strong balance sheets and quest for new growth drivers but warned that the management of top lender DBS risks losing credibility if it takes any more big provisions for oil and gas loans.

31 Oct 2017

Corrected - Singapore minister says he, and his colleagues, all prepared to become next PM if called upon

(Corrects story from Oct 30 to make it clear that Chan was talking about his colleagues as well as himself, adding reference to Transport Ministe)

15 Sep 2017

UN befassen sich in Krisensitzung mit Nordkoreas Raketentest

Seoul/Tokio Der neuerliche Start einer nordkoreanischen Rakete über Japan hinweg hat weltweit für Empörung gesorgt.

14 Sep 2017

N.Korea threatens to "sink" Japan, reduce U.S. to "ashes and darkness"

SEOUL/TOKYO A North Korean state agency threatened on Thursday to use nuclear weapons to "sink" Japan and reduce the United States to "ashes and darkness" for supporting a U.N. Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test.

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