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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

Aug 16 2017

Suu Kyi's man in Yangon under fire over transit deal with China

YANGON Aung San Suu Kyi's first major infrastructure project could hardly be more visible - hundreds of new yellow buses now plying the streets of Yangon in what her ruling party hopes will be a potent symbol of how it is transforming peoples' lives.

Aug 07 2017

Insight: Suu Kyi's man in Yangon under fire over transit deal with China

YANGON Aung San Suu Kyi's first major infrastructure project could hardly be more visible - hundreds of new yellow buses now plying the streets of Yangon in what her ruling party hopes will be a potent symbol of how it is transforming peoples' lives.

Aug 06 2017

Suu Kyi's man in Yangon under fire over transit deal with China

YANGON Aung San Suu Kyi's first major infrastructure project could hardly be more visible - hundreds of new yellow buses now plying the streets of Yangon in what her ruling party hopes will be a potent symbol of how it is transforming peoples' lives.

Jul 21 2017

Exclusive: U.S. presses Myanmar to cease military ties with North Korea

WASHINGTON Myanmar's military has maintained ties with North Korea, even though the civilian-led government denies any cooperation, and the Trump administration is pressing for a complete break-off of remaining links, current and former U.S. officials said.

Jul 06 2017

Myanmar mulls change to law seen as violating free speech: Suu Kyi

NAYPYITAW Myanmar is considering amendments to a law that human rights monitors say violates free speech and has been used to jail journalists and activists, leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday.

Jun 27 2017

Detained Myanmar journalists to be charged under colonial era law: officials

YANGON Three Myanmar reporters detained at an undisclosed location by the army will be charged under a colonial-era statute against "unlawful association" and face up to three years in jail, government and army officials said on Tuesday.

Jun 27 2017

Detained Myanmar journalists to be charged under colonial era law - officials

YANGON Three Myanmar reporters detained at an undisclosed location by the army will be charged under a colonial-era statute against "unlawful association" and risk up to three years in jail, government and army officials said on Tuesday.

Jun 27 2017

Detained Myanmar journalists to be charged under colonial era law -officials

YANGON, June 27 Three Myanmar reporters detained at an undisclosed location by the army will be charged under a colonial-era statute against "unlawful association" and risk up to three years in jail, government and army officials said on Tuesday.

Jun 27 2017

Troops in Myanmar's Rakhine on high alert after killings of Rohingya

NAYPYITAW Troops in Myanmar's northeastern Rakhine state were put on high alert on Tuesday, police and sources said, after nearly 200 Rakhine Buddhist villagers fled the area after a recent spate of killings and amid fears of fresh attacks by Rohingya insurgents.

Jun 26 2017

Myanmar army arrests reporters for covering ethnic armed group event

NAYPYITAW Myanmar military arrested at least three reporters on Monday, after they covered an event organised by an ethnic armed group designated as an "illegal organisation".

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