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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

Feb 09 2018

Thailand's biggest solar firm plans $1.76 billion in Vietnam wind projects

BANGKOK Thailand's largest solar energy company, Superblock Pcl, plans to invest 56 billion baht ($1.76 billion) to install 700 megawatts (MW) of wind farms in Vietnam, the company's Chairman Jormsup Lochaya told Reuters on Friday.

Feb 04 2018

Thailand's biggest wind power generator plans solar, hydro expansion

BANGKOK Thailand's biggest wind power generator, Wind Energy Holdings (WEH), plans to invest into other sources of electricity including solar, hydro and biomass to back up its capacity, its chief executive told Reuters in an interview.

Jan 31 2018

Shell says to sell its stake in Thai Bongkot fields to PTTEP for $750 million

BANGKOK/SINGAPORE Royal Dutch Shell said on Wednesday that it will sell its stake in the Bongkot gas field and adjoining acreage offshore Thailand to PTT Exploration & Production PCL for $750 million before tax.

Nov 29 2017

Thai Union eyes overseas expansion, to tap online markets

BANGKOK, Nov 29 Thai Union Group Pcl is planning to expand its seafood empire by venturing into new markets and channels such as online sales, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

Nov 28 2017

Thai Oil's refinery to produce only clean fuels from 2022

SINGAPORE/BANGKOK Thailand's largest refiner Thai Oil PCL will stop producing fuel oil from 2022 once it completes a $4-billion upgrade that will boost output of clean fuels, officials said.

Nov 21 2017

Thai Banpu Power looks to diversify beyond coal

BANGKOK Thailand's Banpu Power Pcl has its sights set on diversifying its portfolio beyond current borders and conventional energy, its chief executive told Reuters on Tuesday.

Nov 13 2017

Thai court takes up case against owner of Leicester City

BANGKOK, Nov 13 A Thai criminal court on Monday accepted a 14 billion baht ($423 million) lawsuit brought against Thai duty-free giant King Power International, the company that owns English Premier League football club Leicester City.

Nov 13 2017

Thai Airways warns of rising competition after swing to third quarter operating profit

BANGKOK National carrier Thai Airways International PCL swung to a quarterly operating profit, but warned competition was likely to intensify after a U.N. body last month removed a ban on new international flights by Thai-based carriers.

Oct 29 2017

Thai king's remains laid to rest at end of five-day ceremony

BANGKOK The bones and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej were brought to their final resting places on Sunday, the fifth and last day of an elaborate funeral ceremony that drew hundreds of thousands of mourners to the streets of Bangkok.

Oct 27 2017

INTERVIEW-Top Thai auto parts maker looks overseas as home market slows

BANGKOK, Oct 27 Thailand's biggest auto parts maker Thai Summit Group is looking to a pick-up in revenues from abroad as its domestic market slows, a senior company official told Reuters on Friday.

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