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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

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From Malaysia to Myanmar, social ventures build homes and safe spaces

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From building homes for indigenous people in Malaysia to opening up public spaces for women in Myanmar, a growing number of businesses with a social purpose are improving the lives of vulnerable communities in these rapidly expanding countries.

20 Jun 2018

Thailand banks on tech to end slavery at sea as workers push for rights

SAMUT SAKHON/BANGKOK, Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Enslaved on a Thai fishing vessel for 11 years, Tun Lin saw his fellow workers lose their minds one after another, with one fisherman jumping into the sea to end his life.

20 Jun 2018

FEATURE-Thailand banks on tech to end slavery at sea as workers push for rights

SAMUT SAKHON/BANGKOK, Thailand, June 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - E nslaved on a Thai fishing vessel for 11 years, Tun Lin saw his fellow workers lose their minds one after another, with one fisherman jumping into the sea to end his life.

11 Jun 2018

Taiwan's first settlers camp out in city for land rights

TAIPEI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Taipei's Peace Memorial Park is an oasis of calm in the bustling city, home to morning walkers and lunchtime strollers - along with a camp of indigenous protesters demanding justice.

07 Jun 2018

FEATURE-With community loans, Manila slum dwellers build homes

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, June 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A nabelle Elmedo lived for years with her family of six in an informal settlement in Quezon City in the Philippines, and had few worries beyond the daily grind, until she received an eviction notice.

04 Jun 2018

Dead whale spotlights Thailand’s losing battle against plastic

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A pilot whale that died after ingesting rubbish has highlighted Thailand's losing battle against plastic, said conservationists who called for urgent measures to cut back on pollution that also worsens urban flooding.

01 Jun 2018

Affordable housing solutions in pipes, containers and 3D printers

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A critical shortage of affordable housing across the world is triggering creative solutions from Hong Kong to El Salvador, in the form of modified pipes, containers and 3D printers.

01 Jun 2018

Affordable housing solutions in pipes, containers and 3D printers

BANGKOK, June 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A critical shortage of affordable housing across the world is triggering creative solutions from Hong Kong to El Salvador, in the form of modified pipes, containers and 3D printers.

31 May 2018

Philippine peasants fight for land 30 years after reform

TAGUM CITY, Philippines (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A dozen bamboo and tarpaulin tents are pitched on the pavement, festooned with washing and banners - the department in charge of agrarian reform in Tagum City is sporting a new facade.

31 May 2018

FEATURE-Philippine peasants fight for land 30 years after reform

TAGUM CITY, Philippines, May 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A dozen bamboo and tarpaulin tents are pitched on the pavement, festooned with washing and banners - the department in charge of agrarian reform in Tagum City is sporting a new facade.

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