Beh Lih Yi
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
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Boys are more likely than girls to suffer the worst forms of online sexual exploitation, according to a report by Interpol and an advocacy organization that highlights the largely unreported trend.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indonesian officials say they hope that a new film starring human trafficking victims will reach rural areas to raise awareness about the risks of signing on to work abroad.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Australia on Thursday launched a campaign to stop "orphanage tourism", which advocacy groups say has been used to exploit and traffic children in some of the world's poorest countries.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Malaysian entrepreneur Majidah Hashim quit her corporate job and set up a business two years ago helping people with autism make handcrafted teas with local herbs and flowers, the government stepped in to assist.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Muslim designer who created a rainbow "pride hijab" hopes it will become a symbol of inclusivity and spur more gay and transgender people to embrace their identity ahead of Australia's 40th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Hong Kong pop star said on Thursday she had been denied permission to perform in Malaysia because she campaigns for gay rights, amid criticism from activists of rising intolerance toward the LGBT community in the Muslim-majority nation.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indonesian maid forced to sleep outside next to a dog has died after suspected abuse by her employer in Malaysia, sparking calls from activists to end poor treatment of migrant workers.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Inspired by the mobile game Pokemon Go, campaigners in the Philippines are using a smartphone app to send users to locations with condom dispensers in a bid to promote safe sex and break stigma to fight a worsening HIV epidemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Unscrupulous recruiters of domestic helpers in Hong Kong could soon be jailed under proposed reforms aimed at fighting modern slavery, but campaigners warned the changes would be futile unless properly enforced.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Food and beverage giant PepsiCo has suspended procurement from a palm oil supplier over claims of labor abuses on its Indonesian plantations, a move hailed by campaigners on Wednesday.