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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

23 May 2018

Drilling down: Risky hunt for oil in Vietnam's South China Sea blocks

HANOI/HONG KONG Some oil blocks off Vietnam's sprawling coastline fall within an area of the South China Sea demarcated by China's "nine-dash line", the basis for Beijing's controversial claims to most of the resource-rich waterway.

17 May 2018

Exclusive: As Rosneft's Vietnam unit drills in disputed area of South China Sea, Beijing issues warning

HANOI Rosneft Vietnam BV, a unit of Russian state oil firm Rosneft, is concerned that its recent drilling in an area of the South China Sea that is claimed by China could upset Beijing, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Wednesday.

07 May 2018

Vietnamese ex-oil executive withdraws from appeal trial

HANOI A Vietnamese state oil executive who Germany says was kidnapped from a Berlin park in scenes reminiscent of the Cold War has withdrawn an appeal against a Hanoi court's decision to imprison him for life, his lawyer told Reuters on Monday.

20 Apr 2018

'No job, no money': Life in Vietnam for immigrants deported by U.S.

HO CHI MINH CITY It wasn't until Pham Chi Cuong saw the plane waiting to deport him from the United States that it sunk in that he was about to be sent back to Vietnam, the country he fled in 1990. | Video

20 Apr 2018

'No job, no money': Life in Vietnam for immigrants deported by U.S.

HO CHI MINH CITY It wasn't until Pham Chi Cuong saw the plane waiting to deport him from the United States that it sunk in that he was about to be sent back to Vietnam, the country he fled in 1990.

12 Apr 2018

U.S. seeks to deport thousands of Vietnamese protected by treaty: former ambassador

HO CHI MINH CITY The United States is seeking to send thousands of immigrants from Vietnam back to the communist-ruled country despite a bilateral agreement that should protect most from deportation, according to Washington's former ambassador to Hanoi.

06 Apr 2018

Vietnam jails prominent human rights lawyer, five other activists

HANOI Vietnamese human rights lawyer and activist Nguyen Van Dai was jailed for 15 years on Thursday, his wife said, along with five other activists who were given prison terms of seven to 12 years.

28 Mar 2018

Investors in Vietnam learn to live with anti-corruption crackdown, some embrace it

HANOI A crackdown on corruption in Vietnam unnerved some foreign investors when it intensified last year, but they are now getting much more sanguine about it and some say the business climate is improving as a result.

27 Mar 2018

Exclusive: Satellite images reveal show of force by Chinese navy in South China Sea

HANOI/HONG KONG Dozens of Chinese naval vessels are exercising this week with an aircraft carrier in a large show of force off Hainan island in the South China Sea, satellite images obtained by Reuters show.

23 Mar 2018

Vietnam halts South China Sea oil drilling project under pressure from Beijing

HANOI/SINGAPORE Vietnam has halted an oil drilling project in the "Red Emperor" block off its southeastern coast licensed to Spanish energy firm Repsol following pressure from China, three sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Friday.

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