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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

Jun 19 2017

Indonesia says not worried about slumping rubber prices

JAKARTA, June 19 Indonesia is not worried about a recent slump in prices for rubber as market fundamentals remain strong, the industry body in the world's No.2 producer of the commodity said on Monday.

Apr 21 2017

Freeport collects export permit after Pence visit

JAKARTA Freeport McMoRan Inc collected a permit to resume copper exports from Indonesia on Friday after a hiatus of more than three months, hours after a state visit by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who discussed the copper miner's dispute with Jakarta.

Jan 12 2017

Indonesia eases export ban on nickel ore, bauxite

JAKARTA Indonesia introduced new rules on Thursday that will allow exports of nickel ore and bauxite and concentrates of other minerals under certain conditions in a sweeping policy shift by the key global supplier.

Jan 05 2017

Australia, Indonesia seek to patch up wounds over military row

SYDNEY/JAKARTA Indonesia and Australia sought to calm tensions on Thursday after Indonesia's military suspended ties because of "insulting" teaching material found at an Australian base that questioned Jakarta's sovereignty in Papua province.

Dec 13 2016

Indonesia's Pertamina may sign deal with Iran for 2017 LPG imports

JAKARTA State energy company Pertamina [PERTM.UL] may sign a deal to import Iranian liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in 2017 when Indonesia's president visits the country this week, company officials said on Tuesday.

Dec 01 2016

Indonesia tightens security before protest against Jakarta governor

JAKARTA More than 100,000 Indonesians are expected to rally on Friday to call for the arrest of the Christian governor of the capital, Jakarta, for alleged blasphemy, as police staged drills and prepared water cannon after violence at a protest last month.

Nov 30 2016

Labor abuses found at Indonesian palm plantations supplying global companies: Amnesty

JAKARTA Global consumer companies, including Unilever, Nestle, Kellogg and Procter & Gamble, have sourced palm oil from Indonesian plantations where labor abuses were uncovered, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

Nov 29 2016

Labour abuses found at Indonesian palm plantations supplying global companies - Amnesty

JAKARTA Global consumer companies, including Unilever, Nestle, Kellogg and Procter & Gamble, have sourced palm oil from Indonesian plantations where labour abuses were uncovered, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

Nov 29 2016

Labour abuses found at Indonesian palm plantations supplying global companies -Amnesty

JAKARTA, Nov 30 Global consumer companies, including Unilever, Nestle, Kellogg and Procter & Gamble, have sourced palm oil from Indonesian plantations where labour abuses were uncovered, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

Nov 16 2016

Indonesia police to pursue blasphemy case against capital's Christian governor as tension simmers

JAKARTA Indonesian police said on Wednesday they will investigate a blasphemy complaint by Muslim groups against the Christian governor of Jakarta, amid simmering religious and ethnic tension in the world's largest Muslim-majority country. | Video

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