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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.

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Jul 11 2018

Exclusive: India proposes easing local data storage rules for foreign payment firms - document

NEW DELHI India's finance ministry has proposed relaxing a directive from the country's central bank that would compel global payment firms to store customer data only locally, following weeks of intense lobbying by U.S. companies and trade bodies.

Jul 11 2018

EXCLUSIVE-India finmin proposes relaxing local data storage rules for payment firms

NEW DELHI, July 11 India's finance ministry has proposed relaxing a directive from the country's central bank to compel global payment firms to store customer data locally, a document seen by Reuters shows, following weeks of intense lobbying by U.S. companies and trade bodies.

Jun 19 2018

Exclusive: Lapses at many levels of bank led to India's huge PNB fraud, internal report shows

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI A $2 billion fraud at India's Punjab National Bank (PNB) may have been orchestrated by a few rogue employees, but it escaped detection because of widespread risk-control and monitoring lapses in many areas of the bank, the bank's own internal probe has found.

Jun 08 2018

Philip Morris plans to target Indian smokers with iQOS device: sources

NEW DELHI Philip Morris International Inc is planning to launch its iQOS smoking device in India, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the tobacco giant seeks a foothold in a country with the world's second-biggest smoker population.

Jun 01 2018

Delhi's proposal to cap drug costs worries Indian hospitals industry

NEW DELHI Indian authorities have proposed capping medical costs at private hospitals in the capital to help millions of people, but the plan would deal a blow to the multi-billion-dollar healthcare sector already grappling with price control policies.

Jun 01 2018

India's federal police seek to question AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes - source

NEW DELHI India's federal investigators have summoned AirAsia Group chief Tony Fernandes to question him over allegations his airline broke rules while obtaining a flying licence in the country, a police source told Reuters on Friday.

Jun 01 2018

India's federal police seek to question AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes - source

NEW DELHI, June 1 India's federal investigators have summoned AirAsia Group chief Tony Fernandes to question him over allegations his airline broke rules while obtaining a flying licence in the country, a police source told Reuters on Friday.

May 30 2018

Exclusive: India resists lobbying by U.S. payment firms to ease local data storage rules

NEW DELHI/HONG KONG India's central bank is standing firm on a directive to compel global payment firms to store customer data in India, resisting calls from U.S. companies to dilute an order they say would cost them millions of dollars, people familiar with the matter said.

May 29 2018

Exclusive: India resists lobbying by U.S. payment firms to ease local data storage rules

NEW DELHI/HONG KONG India's central bank is standing firm on a directive to compel global payment firms to store customer data in India, resisting calls from U.S. companies to dilute an order they say would cost them millions of dollars, people familiar with the matter said.

May 29 2018

Pakistan diluted proposed tobacco health warnings after Philip Morris, BAT lobbying

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI Philip Morris International Inc and British American Tobacco Plc lobbied Pakistan's government to not implement bigger health warnings on cigarette packs, in what officials say was part of an industry-wide campaign that successfully persuaded Islamabad to water down a proposal designed to save lives.

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