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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

18 May 2018

Vietnam set to tighten clamps on Facebook and Google, threatening dissidents

HANOI/SINGAPORE A struggle over internet laws in Vietnam is pitting a government keen on maintaining tight control against U.S. technology companies trying to fight off onerous new rules - with the country's online dissidents among the biggest losers. | Video

09 May 2018

Vietnam stock valuations seen as pricey after IPO binge

SINGAPORE/HANOI Vietnam has just celebrated its two biggest IPOs and its first-ever ranking as Southeast Asia's hottest capital market. But its benchmark index has also just suffered its worst monthly fall in seven years, prompting fund managers and strategists to warn valuations may have peaked.

26 Apr 2018

Vietnam's biggest carriers see higher profits, expansion talk

HANOI Vietnam's two biggest airlines reported strong growth in domestic and international markets on Thursday, fuelling profits and talk of expansion plans.

10 Apr 2018

Vietnam activists question Facebook on suppressing dissent

HANOI Vietnamese human rights activists and independent media groups have written to Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Inc's chief executive, questioning whether the social media platform was helping suppress dissent in the communist country.

06 Apr 2018

Vietnam warns against 'inappropriate' statues after nude sculpture cover-up

HANOI Vietnam's culture ministry has issued a directive against "inappropriate" statues after images of godlike sculptures with animal heads and human genitalia stoked controversy.

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

Vietjet signs $7.3 billion deal with French firms for planes and engines

HANOI Vietnam's Vietjet Aviation on Tuesday signed deals worth a combined $7.3 billion with Safran-CFM and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) France to lease and purchase planes and engines and supply maintenance services.

04 Mar 2018

Vietnam seeks to pacify China as landmark U.S. carrier visit signals warming ties

HONG KONG/HANOI The visit of a U.S. aircraft carrier to Vietnam for the first time since the end of the Vietnam War is a powerful symbol of the growing strategic ties between the former foes.

07 Feb 2018

Buyers shun sale of stake in Vietnam power firm

HANOI, Feb 7 Prospective investors have registered interest in less than three percent of the stake Vietnam is selling in its Power Generation Corp 3 electricity firm, official data showed.

30 Jan 2018

Vietnam budget airline gets penalty for football bikini show

HANOI Vietnam's aviation authority on Tuesday fined budget airline Vietjet for a semi-naked and celebratory display by bikini-clad models aboard a special flight carrying home the country's under-23 football team from a competition in China.

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